I’m new to SmartThings and trying to learn the programming environment. In the SmartDevice documentation (http://graph.api.smartthings.com/ide/doc/deviceType), there’s a parse(String) method that appears to be public. I believe it’s called by the IDE when the device is running in the simulator.
However, if I try to call it from the smart app (i.e. ‘myDevice.parse(“blah-blah-blah”)’, I get an error:
error Command 'parse' is not supported. Supported commands: 
Is there a way to invoke parse() method form the smart app? I think injecting messages into device would be very handy.