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Web IR Remote With Esp8266 (NodeMCU)

ProblemThere are three remotes on the living room table. To watch your favourite show you have to precisely follow a special sequence of button …

Arduino

Linux Fun – How to Create ASCII Text Banners in Terminal

Recently, we have explained about how to randomly display predefined ASCII art on the Linux terminal, using a program called ASCII-Art-Splash-Screen. …

What Is Cloudflare's 1.1.1.1 DNS and How to Set It Up

On April 1, the internet-services firm Cloudflare announced it was offering a fast DNS resolver that uses the 1.1.1.1 IP address. Here's how to set …

ESPaper & Tautulli

Whats Needed:<p>The original ESPaper from Daniel Eichhorn (@squix78) if fantastic and beautifully displays weather and other astronomy. I wanted to …

Pebble is dead and hardware buttons are going with it

The future is all touchscreen, for better or for worse<p>This week, word broke of the final, ultimate demise of the Pebble smartwatch, with current owner Fitbit announcing that it would be ending support for the scrappy crowdfunded smartwatches this coming June.<p>And while that moment will go down as …

Assign LAN IP address to Docker container different from host's IP address

Am not well versed with Unix networking, adding virtual interfaces etc, trying to learn it now. We are trying to dockerize our application.<br>My …

Docker

Run Kubernetes on Your Laptop | Amazon Web Services

A recent survey of 550 members of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation confirmed that Kubernetes is the orchestration platform of choice. The survey …

How to Check MySQL Database Size in Linux

In this article, I will show you how to check the size of MySQL/MariaDB databases and tables via the MySQL shell. You will learn how to determine the …

Pushpin — An Open Source Library That Turns REST APIs into Realtime APIs

An intro to evented APIs and how to build them with Pushpin<p>“Real-time” is becoming an omnipresent force in the modern tech stack. As consumers demand …

Why CSS Grid is better than Bootstrap for creating layouts

CSS Grid is a new way of creating layouts on the web. For the first time ever we have a proper layout system available natively in the browser, which …

7 Undiscovered Add-On Boards For Your Raspberry Pi

It’s been a couple of weeks since I returned to the Pi, and I’m already seeing people using the same old default add-on boards all...

Seven Linux apps that will change how you work

Linux productivity toolsThe sheer number of Linux apps available today is mind boggling and one category in particular has exploded over the last few …

The Smallest WiFi Button in the World (ESP8266, MQTT, IFTTT)

ESP8266/Arduino MQTT Memo Minder W/LCD (AKA Teenage Gamer Attention Getter!)

Have teenagers who lock themselves away playing their online games with headphones on? Tired of them not hearing you yell for them or not answering …

DIY ESP8266 Home Automation using WiFi

Home Automation

ESP8266 Deep Sleep with Arduino IDE

This guide shows what’s Deep Sleep and how to use it with the ESP8266 in the Arduino IDE. If you use the sleep functions with the ESP8266 it will …

OpenVPN 2.4.3

<b>Pros</b><p>Powerful and flexible. Installs on a wide variety of Apple, Linux, and Windows operating systems. Supports cloud instances and virtual …

DIY ESP8266 WiFi Water Sensor With Text and Email Alerts

Have you ever had a water leak in your home that went un-noticed until damage was done? Sadly this type of problem happens all too often. According …

Sysdig – A Powerful System Monitoring and Troubleshooting Tool for Linux

Sysdig is an open-source, cross-platform, powerful and flexible system monitoring and troubleshooting tool for Linux; it also works on Windows and …

Just for fun: Docker Swarm on my 4-node Raspberry Pi cluster

I recently spent some time standing up a four-node Raspberry Pi cluster running Docker and Docker Swarm. I had no real practical reason to do this–it …

Boxmaster Mobile Music Box Manager For Your DIY Speaker Projects (video)

Felix Huber has created a new piece of hardware called the Boxmaster which provides a manager for mobile music boxes and takes care of all the …

Your serverless Raspberry Pi cluster with Docker

This blog post will show you how to create your own Serverless Raspberry Pi cluster with Docker and the OpenFaaS framework. People often ask me what …

DIY Raspberry Pi DAC Audio HAT For $7 (video)

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts looking for a project to keep them busy this coming weekend may be interested in a new DIY audio DAC HAT which has been …

Raspberry Pi

How to scan and clean malware from a Linux server

Just because your shares are served up via Linux, doesn't mean you shouldn't be scanning for malicious files. Here's how to do that with Maldet.<p>At …

ESP8266 Based Internet Radio Receiver is Packed with Features

Have a beautiful antique radio that’s beyond repair? This ESP8266 based Internet radio by [Edzelf] would be an excellent starting point to get it …

Building your own smart mirror is surprisingly easy

Take that, Snow White<p>Smart mirrors are straight from science fiction. They’re part of an optimistic vision of the future that imagines a world where screens and data are everywhere, ready to feed you whatever information you need at a moment’s notice.<p>But it turns out that building your own smart …

ESP8266-HomeKit-Demo

README.md<p>User part of the ESP8266-HomeKit foundation<p>UPDATE 17 Dec 2017<p>Please read the message in issue 41 about the switchover to Maxim Kulkin code …

Software Development

Plants Monitor - Arduino Soil Moisture Sensor

<b>You can download our e-book ‘Learn Arduino’ from this link</b><p>Do you have a plant in the living room which you often forget to water? I know, I know you …

IOT Home Automation | Make a jig for ESP8266 ESP-12E | Tutorial # 9

Internet of Things

Updates to GPIO Zero, the physical computing API

<b>GPIO Zero v1.4</b> is out now! It comes with a set of new features, including a handy pinout command line tool. To start using this newest version of the …