Home Assistant, ESPHome, and Self-Hosted Software Changelogs

Home Assistant is constantly changing and evolving. One day, you might be editing your automations and scripts using YAML, the next you might be using a fancy and user-friendly interface. The same goes for ESPHome and many other self-hosted home automation software commonly used. The following articles will let you stay on top of everything that is new to your favourite applications.

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Outdated custom components and integrations might break in Home Assistant Core 2021.6

Jun 2, 2021

With Home Assistant Core 2021.6, a new requirement will be introduced which might cause old custom components and custom integrations to stop working.

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ESPHome 1.18.0 adds fingerprint readers, BME680 integration, and a BLE client

May 19, 2021

This update includes a full integration of the Bosch BME680 sensor, support for GROW fingerprint readers, a BLE client and sensor, and much more.

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Support for the Xiaomi Mi Smart Scale 2 in ESPHome is here

May 4, 2021

ESPHome version 1.17.0, makes BLE on the ESP32 even more versatile by adding support for the Xiaomi Mi Smart Scale 2.

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Home Assistant 2021.2 replaces OpenZWave with Z-Wave JS

Feb 4, 2021

Home Assistant Core 2021.2 brings with it a major change for those invested in the Z-Wave ecosystem, a few new Home Assistant integrations, more web interface setups, and one service has been lost.

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The Yeelight integration should be fixed in Home Assistant 0.118

Nov 19, 2020

It appears that Home Assistant version 0.118 has fixed the Yeelight integration.

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Everything coming to the Home Assistant dashboard in version 0.118

Nov 12, 2020

It's time to have a look at what is new in the upcoming Home Assistant 0.118 dashboard. This update brings new cards and changes to existing cards.

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Everything coming to the Home Assistant dashboard in version 0.117

Oct 22, 2020

In all likelihood, the new and official compact header is making its return in Home Assistant 0.117 alongside a number of improvements to the Lovelace dashboard.

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Almost everything new in Home Assistant Core 0.115

Sep 18, 2020

This article will focus on the most important new features and changes to the interface Home Assistant Core 0.155 brings with it.

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Home Assistant 0.115's media browser: your new jukebox

Sep 17, 2020

Home Assistant 0.115 isn’t far off and one exciting new addition has been shown off in a reddit post: There is finally a media browser.

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ESPHome gets updated to version 1.15.0

Sep 14, 2020

ESPHome, the brilliant and easy to use system to control ESP8266 and ESP32 devices, has received its first major update in almost a year.

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