Is there a way to send data (numbers) to the cloud (or another website) without having my photon connected to my computer?
That’s the whole point of IoT that you won’t need a computer - the T (hing) in IoT should be connected to the I (nternet) itself.
So not sure what you mean with that question.
You should start your research here: https://docs.particle.io/reference/webhooks/
Hey ScruffR. Whenever I publish data through particle.publish, it successfully publishes data on this server (which I believe the particle console made specifically for my account) https://api.particle.io/v1/devices/events?access_token=
It works successfully at getting the data when my photon is connected to my computer but, when I disconnect it and plug it into another power source, the photon does not send data. Is there a way to make sure the photon does send data to at least some website/server without being connected to my computer?
The Photon is a stand-alone WiFi device.
When you plug it into “another” power source, does the LED light slowly blink Cyan ?
Here’s a link to the Device Modes:
If the power source is adequate (2A @ 5V clean DC) it’s probably due to your code blocking e.g. waiting for a USB Serial connection.
Seeing your code might help.
BTW, I redacted your access token since that should be kept confidential.
Yes it works all fine. Just when I connect to anything but my computer using the particle.publish, it does not send data to the access token. don’t know why.