Help adding illuminance level

Hi all,

Can someone give me an example on how I would write an app to select devices with illuminance capability and then retrieve its current illuminance level? I have been reading for the past 2 days and I still do not understand what I am doing.

app input for lux sensors

        	name		: "luxSensor"
            ,title		: "Use this illuminance Sensor..."
            ,multiple	: false
            ,required	: true
            ,type		: "capability.illuminanceMeasurement"

current value

def crntLux = luxSensor.currentValue("illuminance").toInteger()
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Did you get anywhere with this?

Have a look at 'Weather Switch' (specifically the child app)

The code in there is easy to see and will show how I deal with illuminance


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