We updated Sparkle and it slowed some things down. We're hoping that it will speed things up moving forward!

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This is what it looks like when 140 people count over 7 million products in one day.

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A brief look at what happens when we offer Dumpster Dive boxes and why this slowed SparkFun.com to a crawl.

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Here's when to order what to get it where you need it.

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What happens when people do bad things with good tech?

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"What would you say... you do here?"

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How and why we built a tiny Internet of Things apartment at SparkFun HQ.

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It's probably time for us to clearly outline what to expect when it comes to using data.sparkfun.com

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SparkFun is taking steps to ensure that our user community is a safe space. That means we need to make a few changes.

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An brief introduction to SparkFun's new Director of Software Development and IT (SWIT).

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It's time to get back to building crazy stuff.

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Meet our new product line centered around Particle's Photon WiFi development board!

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Spark IO changes their name. SparkFun and Particle partner to change the world.

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The dropping cost of LED bulbs is accelerating. We compare a few brands to see how they are approaching design and lower cost manufacturing.

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Earlier today, Arduino announced a new partnership with Microsoft and special support for Windows.

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We want to update our customers on where we stand with the on-going Arduino saga.

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Rob Walker, author from Fast Company, did a great feature on the past, present and future of SparkFun Electronics.

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Celebrating the 5 millionth SparkFun widget!

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The positives and negatives of shipping lithium batteries in the 21st century.

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Good call. I usually forget to do this (unless I’m working with uint8_t), since I’m so used to “int,” but specifically calling out the byte…
Programming for 8, 32, and 64 bit systems, I personally prefer to use names such as “uint8_t”, “int64_t”, etc. so that it’s clear if it’s…
October? Really? Did you forget about the weather in Colorado in October? It frequently snows, and/or rains a lot.
PPPRS is scheduled for these dates in Denver, so I’m guessing at the Maker Faire.
Interesting. Maybe AVC at Maker Faire??
This is the same weekend as Denver Maker Faire. That’s going to be a tough choice for many of the makers in the area.
Right, but in the context of that table it is the Arduino platform. I’m not sure if the Arduino pre-processing stuff defines it as int8_t or…
According to Arduino’s reference page, char is signed (-128 to 127), so you are correct in that…
Poop on a stick! My other vacation is during those dates :(
We’ve got more news coming soon but for right now all we can give is the date. Thanks for the question!

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