Category: Concepts

Posted in Concepts Programming

Exploring the Linux CLI Using Raspberry Pi

Perhaps the best thing you can learn with a Raspberry Pi is Linux. Not only because it is more powerful than commercial operating systems, it…

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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…

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Wired Communication Protocols: SPI

For the final part of the wired communication protocols series, we are going to discuss SPI, also known as Serial Peripheral Interface.

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Wired Communication Protocols: I2C

So far we’ve talked about wireless technologies and UART communications. In this tutorial, we will talk about Inter-Integrated Circuits or I2C. I2C I2C (Inter-Integrated Circuits)…

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Wired Communication Protocols: UART

In this new series of articles, we are going to explore wired communication protocols. It will consist of 3 parts, starting with this one for…

Posted in Concepts Electronics

Basic Electronics: Capacitors

Welcome to the third part of the basic electronics series! This time we are going to discuss everything you need to know about capacitors, a…

Posted in Concepts Electronics

Basic Electronics: Resistors

Resistors are an omnipresent component on every electronic circuit. Today, we get to learn more about them, their different types, applications, and proper usage. What…

Posted in Concepts Electronics

Basic Electronics: Current, Voltage, and Resistance

Not everyone in the Arduino craft is knowledgeable in basic electronics. In fact, the majority of Arduino makers are of programming backgrounds. That is why…

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Wireless Technologies for Your Arduino Projects

Circuitrocks has a bunch of wireless technologies available for Arduino wireless communications. Here is a short guide on how to choose the correct one for…

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Alora RFM1262 – LoRa Mesh Network

LoRa is a wireless communication known for its long range capability. But what if the distances between sensor nodes are farther than the range you…