The new glue of Smart Home

FTTT does the complicated work of tying together internet services and internet-connected hardware. Users come up with so-called “recipes” for how these things will work together. For example, send an email when Facebook’s stock jumps over $150 a share, or send out a tweet every time the garage door opens (no, maybe not the most useful recipe). IFTTT users have created 40 million of these recipes to date.

On Wednesday, the San Francisco-based startup announced that developers will now be able to integrate these IFTTT recipes directly into their apps. This could vastly improve IFTTT’s reach. Before, users had to go through the IFTTT app and the whole process was rather limited to more technically savvy users...

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