Today we will look at the Arduino IoT Cloud, an online application for building Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
I’ll show you how to get an account set up, how to configure your workstation, and how to build your first “Thing”.
The cloud was recently updated, so now even free plan users can work with the ESP32, and I’ll show you how to do that as well.
In order to learn to code in MicroPython or CircuitPython you are going to need to get a firm foundation in Python.
In this article I will give you a list of resources like websites, YouTube videos, Udemy courses and books that will help you become an expert in Python.
And the best part is that all of these resources are completely free!
Today we will look at PlatformIO, an alternate IDE for working with the Arduino and many other microcontrollers.
You’ll learn how to install PlatformIO under Visual Studio Code, and also how to use it to program for the Arduino Uno, The ESP32 and Seeeduino XIAO.
Once you get used to it you’ll see that PlatformIO has many advantages over the Arduino IDE.>
Here is a complete and detailed guide to building a Linux-based Developers Workstation from scratch!
Starting with a “barebones computer” kit we will put together a Developers Workstation that has 15 essential software applications, plus a few custom tweaks.
Make sure to download the “Cheat Sheet” to simplify your build.
XOD is a method of programming an Arduino using a graphical IDE instead of writing code. In XOD you use a collection of “nodes” connected by “links” to program your Arduino.
In this second installment on our series on XOD I’ll show you some ways of improving your XOD projects by using multiple patches, custom nodes and XOD libraries.
But the real fun is that in this article we’ll also start working on a practical project – a XOD robot! So let’s get started.
XOD is a free visual programming language that makes Arduino programming simple for anyone, without writing a single line of code!
This is the first article in a series about using XOD with the Arduino. In this article you’ll learn what XOD is, how to install it and how to create your first XOD programs