The whole concept of ESP-DASH is around the idea of having 'Cards' and 'Charts' ( UI components ) on our dashboard. Therefore with V3, we divided the whole library into 3 separate classes:
- ESPDash ( ESPDash.h )
- Card ( Card.h )
- Chart ( Chart.h )
All of these classes serve their very own purpose and work harmoniously with a low heap footprint. Let's know more about the function of each class:
# 1. ESPDash Class
ESPDash class handles the networking part of our dashboard. It takes AsyncWebServer as a argument and connects itself to serve DASH V3 webpage from our MCU's program memory. This class is responsible for the transfer of card/chart data between webpage and your sketch.
# 2. Card Class
Our dashboard comprises of 'Cards' & 'Charts' and in our library, these are primarly data handling classes. Their main purpose is just to store data in their relevant position.
Card comprises of many sub-types ( for example: generic, temperature, humidity etc. ) which provides you great data visiualization choices.
# 3. Chart Class
Similar to Card Class, Chart handles the data for creating charts on our dashboard.