Trivia


This page contains only irrelevant and unhelpful information about Home Assistant. If you are going to prepare a talk about Home Assistant, perhaps some information mentioned here can be used for the intro.

Name

Isn’t it obvious? Home Assistant is the good soul that is assisting you in your home. It’s also common to refer to Home Assistant simply as HA or hass (not to be confused with the German word “Hass”, it’s more like the abbreviation of Home Assistant Server Service).

Website

The website https://home-assistant.io was launched on December 18, 2014 and contains documentation about the setup process, the platforms and components, and for the developers.

Logo

The current logo was created by Jeremy Geltman. Further details can be found in the announcement.

License

Home Assistant is open source software and available under the MIT license.

Numbers

This sections just contains some random numbers of the Home Assistant eco-system.

Description 2015
Gitter.io 334
Forum posts 352
Forum topics 83
Forum members 92
Github stars 2519
Github forks 374
Page views ha.io 190’271

Commit per year

The numbers below only covers the main git repository and doesn’t take the helpers (home-assistant.io, home-assistant-polymer, and home-assistant-js) into account.

2013: 147
2014: 328
2015: 2963
2016: 1439 (so far)

More details and statistics can be found on Github.

RocketGraph reports shows commit stats for the last 90 days and a neat visual calendar for the current calendar year.

First commit

The first commit in git was made on Sep 17, 2013 by Paulus Schoutsen.

commit d55e4d53cccc9123d03f45c53441e7cbfc58e515
Author: Paulus Schoutsen <[email protected]>
Date:   Tue Sep 17 00:32:51 2013 -0700

    Initial commit