Nick sets out to learn everything about "mouse bite" breakaway tabs!

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Small batch PCB orders are now within everyone’s reach. But if you’re moving past the prototype stage, you want your boards to do more than work well. You also want them to look good. As always, SparkFun is here to help.

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In a previous blog post we showed off a custom macro keyboard. In this week's post, we update it to make it wireless!

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Any FCC certified module needs a tin can to protect and prevent RF emissions. Check out how we did it for Artemis!

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Learn how we created our own SMD module using PCB tips and tricks for blind and buried vias.

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The trail-ready lightning detector has been out in the wild getting some good use. As summer nears its end, it is a great time to take the project back to the drawing board and figure out what should be upgraded, what should be added and what can be removed – just in time for some fall outdoor adventures!

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Recently, a team from the St. Vrain Innovation Center assembled its first custom PCB design with the help of SparkFun. This is the story behind their project and their experience.

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A quick guide to using and personalizing Eagle configuration script files to tailor settings to your needs.

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Join us for part two of our in-depth look at testbed design at SparkFun. Here, we focus on the hardware design choices for our in-house testing tool, the Flying Jalapeno.

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It took a year to take a mess of wires, hardware and WiFi dependency and turn it into a new solution to monitor plants and the environment anywhere without a WiFi password. This is BLE-IOP.

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Remixing Anouk Wipprecht's Kitty Ear soldering project shared on OSHPARK and Shapeways.

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I just finished writing the first of several EAGLE web utilities, let me introduce you to Buzzard Label Maker!

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We make a lot of panels. Let's automate it!

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EAGLE 8.3 is Here; Here are Our Impressions

Autodesk has been doing some work...

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Is your logo causing your silkscreen file to be huge?

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Check out the new and improved, tightened-up SparkFun Eagle libraries - now with uniformity, verified packages and documentation!

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Importing custom artwork into a PCB CAD program is a fun way to personalize your board.

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Exploring some Eagle PCB internals.

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Tips and tricks to turn your drab PCB design into a snazzy work of art!

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