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The Raspberry Pi Starter (Part 1)

This tutorial is all about the Raspberry Pi – a pocket-sized computer that can teach you several computer science technologies, including writing in several programming languages, building an operating system, and even creating your own[…]

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Exploring the Arduino Sketch Build Process

Ever wonder how an .ino file from the Arduino IDE finds its way to an Arduino microcontroller’s flash memory? Lend me a few minutes and we’ll learn them together. Overview The reason why Arduino programming[…]

Blynk: Making Your Own Mobile Platform for ESP8266

In this tutorial, we are going to design a mobile platform that displays DHT data from an ESP8266 using the Blynk smartphone application. Blynk Blynk is a smartphone application that connects any hardware to the[…]

MQTT using AdafruitIO and ESP8266

If you’re looking for a lightweight IoT communication protocol, and a server that is completely free that supports it, then sit tight! In this tutorial, we are going to create an MQTT broker using Adafruit[…]

Automate your Life with IFTTT and ESP8266

If this tutorial is what you’ve been looking for, then that is cool! Sorry, I can’t help myself. In this tutorial, we explore IFTTT functions using an ESP8266. IFTT IFTTT, also known as If This[…]

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Using AT commands on the ESP8266

In this tutorial, we are going to explore the pre-installed AT firmware inside the ESP8266. The AT Firmware The AT firmware is a pre-installed software in the ESP8266’s ROM (Read-Only Memory). It uses AT commands[…]

Getting Started With ESP8266 - Featured

Getting Started with the ESP8266 chip

Are you itching to connect your Arduino projects to the internet? Then this tutorial is perfect for you. In this new series of articles, we explore the well-known ESP8266 chip. Introduction IoT (Internet of Things)[…]

Bring Solar Power Into Your Sensor Project

Quite often, we want to place our sensors at locations where we have no access to a power outlet. The obvious solution is to add some solar panels and batteries to your project to make it run 24h / 7 days a week without the need to recharge it.