Initial State Support Documentation

Learn how to get started and make the most of our visualization and streaming tools

Knowledge Base

  1. Getting Started 

    1. Tutorials, Tips, & Integrations
    2. Introduction to Data Streaming
    3. How to Stream Events via RESTful API
    4. How to Stream Events in Python
    5. How to Stream Events in an Arduino Sketch
  2. Quick Tutorial Videos 

    1. Introductory Tour of Initial State (12:00)
    2. From Login to Live Data Stream in 2 Minutes (2:00)
    3. Directly Interfacing the Events API Demo (3:14)
    4. Tiles: Comparing Two Time Periods (1:17)
    5. Waves: Using Cursors (0:30)
  3. Tiles 

    1. Tiles: Introduction
    2. Tiles: Resizing and Moving
    3. Tiles: Change a Tile Data View Type
    4. Tiles: Data View Options
    5. Tiles: Add a Tile
  4. Waves 

    1. Waves: Introduction
    2. Waves: Keyboard Shortcuts
    3. Waves: How Different Types of Data are Drawn
    4. Waves: Amplify Signals
    5. Waves: Zooming and Panning
  5. Lines 

    1. Lines: Introduction
    2. Lines: Keyboard Shortcuts
  6. Bucket Shelf 

    1. Bucket Shelf: Introduction
    2. Creating a Data Bucket
    3. Sharing a Data Bucket
    4. Deleting a Data Bucket
    5. Renaming a Data Bucket
  7. Streaming 

    1. Using the Events API
    2. Streamer Concepts: Event Stream
    3. Streamer Concepts: Buckets
    4. API: Rate and Bandwidth Limitations for Non-Enterprise Accounts
    5. Streaming API Security
  8. Files 

    1. Uploading Files
    2. Supported File Formats
    3. Visualize a File without Uploading
    4. Export Data to CSV File
  9. Triggers 

    1. Triggers: Adding a Trigger
    2. Triggers: Getting Started (Step-By-Step Test)
  10. SmartThings Integration 

    1. SmartThings Integration
    2. Troubleshooting SmartThings Integration
    3. DIY Version
    4. Force SmartApp Upgrade
    5. SmartThings: Add a Map to Your Dashboard
  11. Mobile 

    1. Mobile: Introduction
    2. Mobile: Add Icon to iOS Home Screen
  12. Pricing 

    1. Pricing Tiers
    2. Changing Your Plan
    3. Payment Invoices
    4. Billing
  13. Expressions 

    1. Expressions: An Introduction
    2. Expressions: =eq(equation)
    3. Expressions: =convert(fromUnit, toUnit)
    4. Expressions: =analog
    5. Expressions: =filterout(value)
  14. Webinars 

    1. Intro to the Initial State IOT Data Streamer 12/16/14
    2. Initial State Tour 9/9/14
  15. All articles 

    1. Using the Events API
    2. Intro to the Initial State IOT Data Streamer 12/16/14
    3. Expressions: An Introduction
    4. Waves: Introduction
    5. Lines: Introduction
    147 articles 

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