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The Top Three Programming Languages for Electronics Tinkering

If you’re planning on tinkering around with electronics, whether it’s on a Raspberry Pi, Arduino, or anything else, you’ll need to know at least a …

The Dual-Core, ARM-Powered Commodore 64

There is no CPU that is better understood than the 6502 and its cousins the 6510, 6507, 6509, and whatever we’re calling the CPU in the NES. With …

Raspberry Pi

Geoff's Projects - The Micromite Official WEB Page

The Micromite<p>The Micromite is a Microchip PIC32 microcontroller programmed with the free MMBasic firmware. These chips cost from $4 to $10 and are …

Arduino

World’s smallest quad-core Linux SBC starts at $8

FriendlyARM launched an $8 open source, 40 x 40mm “NanoPi Neo” SBC that runs Ubuntu Core on a quad-core Allwinner H3. It’s Ethernet-ready, but …

Raspberry Pi

Smallest BASIC Computer?

This may be the most minimal computer that we’ve ever seen running BASIC. Hackaday.io user [Kodera2t] has been working through the history of …

Arduino

Raspberry Pi Gets Turned On

The Raspberry Pi and other similar Linux-based single board computers simplify many projects. However, one issue with Linux is that it doesn’t like …

Raspberry Pi

Make a connected barometer shield for Arduino Uno – using an ESP8266

Prologue<p>I’ve never really considered connecting my projects to WiFi since the price of the shields was so high. The HUZZAH from Adafruit will set you …

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Arduino Temp / Humidity Web Server

A buddy of mine wants to monitor the temperature and humidity levels (among other things) in his dog kennels. I connected a Ethernet Shield to an …

Complete DIY Raspberry Pi Weather Station with Software

Back in late February I saw this post on the Raspberry Pi site. http://www.raspberrypi.org/school-weather-station-...They had created Raspberry Pi …

Arduino

Tutorial: Arduino Streaming Sensor Box

Want a completely autonomous way to monitor rooms in your home (or even somewhere like your porch)? Want to see both your room’s instantaneous status …

Joy in 1cm sq. board by ATtiny10 | Post

And I am trying even more smaller MCU, ATtiny 10, actually its size is identical to general switching transistor. But even in such a small package, …

Arduino

New samd09 boards came in today :) soon to be posted on @hackadayio #atmel @AtmelMakes https://t.co/JVQNwviMO5

This Arduino Console Has 64 Bit Graphics

Numbers are wonderful things when applied to technical specifications. Take [Bobricius]’ handheld Arduino-based game console. With an 8×8 LED matrix …

Arduino

New Ada Raspberry Pi Powered Computer System For Kids (video)

Curious Chip has unveiled a new Raspberry Pi powered computer system they have created called Ada, which has been specifically designed for curious …

Raspberry Pi

In the following step by step video tutorial will explain the connection of ESP8266 with script and google Google Spreadsheets.HTTPSRedirect Library We used the Library HTTPSRedirect created by Sujay Phadke (electronicsguy) thanks for their contribution to the community ESP, For connection the following is required: GoogleDocs.ino (File Arduino IDE) HTTPSRedirect (Library) Code.gs (Google Script Archive)More information on this project :Blog PDAControl English Blog PDAControl EspañolChannel Youtube https://www.youtube.com/c/JhonValenciaPDAcontrol/videos

Introduction: ESP8266 Direct Connection to Google Spreadsheets (Google Docs)<p>In the following step by step video tutorial will explain the connection …

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Adafruit Industries

<b>NEW GUIDE: DIY ESP8266 Home Security with Lua and MQTT</b> …

10 alternatives to the Raspberry Pi | ZDNet

VoCore<p>A coin-sized Linux computer that is totally open-source, and costs $20. This is a small, low-cost, totally open-source (both the hardware and …

Raspberry Pi

Easy DIY Telemetry Goes the Distance

[Paweł Spychalski] wrote in to tell us about some experiments he’s been doing, using cheap 433 MHz HC-12 radio units as a telemetry radio for his …

Arduino

Air Quality Sensors in Every Classroom

One of the first electronics projects for the aspiring hobbyist is wiring a sensor of some sort to a microcontroller, and then doing something useful …

Air Quality

New Hard Drives for Old Computers

After a certain age, computers start to show signs that they might need to be replaced or upgraded. After even more time, it starts getting hard to …

Atari

Burger King Game Boy toy turned into real retro handheld

At the turn of the Millennium, Burger King handed out adorable tiny Game Boy Colors with fake Pokémon cartridges. Sixteen years later and a modder, armed with a Raspberry Pi Zero, has turned one of the dummy units into a working console. Paired with a two-inch display from Adafruit and Retropie's …

Burger King

Retro Gaming Console Plays Games From 11 Systems

It's too good to be true, right? Not in Japan.<p>Old video games are big business. Websites like Steam and GOG sell them alongside modern games, as do Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft. But now a Japanese company has created a device that can play most of your favorite titles in one handy console. Of …

Special Episode: Interview with Bob Applegate, creator of SWTPC reproduction

SWTPC SS-50 Reproduction<p>Welcome to a special interview segment of the History of Personal Computing podcast! In this episode, David and Jeff are …

TV

8-bit computer from scratch.

The title of this post shure looks promising, but really it only means that I`ve managed to use a regular TV as a monitor for my computer 🙂 In my …

Arduino

Designing A Single Instruction Computer

Today’s computers are unimaginably complex, and so complicated it’s nearly impossible for anyone to comprehend everything a CPU can do in …

Design

Google's programmable Lego-like blocks teach kids to code

With an increasingly digital future ahead of us, kids are being taught programming skills at younger and younger ages. Play is often the best way to …

Kids

Know How... 222 Arduino Project for Noobs

Jun 23rd 2016<p>Arduino Project for Noobs<p>Hosted by Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ, Bryan Burnett<p>Cheaper way to control an RGB LED strip, and mCookie<p><b>New</b> …

AVR vs PIC, Round 223: Fight!

Get ready to rumble! [Thierry] made the exact same Hello-World-esque project with two microcontrollers (that are now technically produced by the same …

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