Connecting a Lock to Wifi with a microcontroller and Raspberry Pi

Join me as I try to figure out how to connect the lock for my front door to the rest of my home automation system via wifi.

There were a few glitches and obstacles along the way.

Parts List:

And just for thoroughness, here’s the link to the board that didn’t work for me. I might have a defective one, but my code was made for the Raspberry Pi anyway.