Check out the next chapter in the aquaponics automation saga. The project has moved beyond a small indoor system to automating an entire geodesic dome greenhouse full of many different systems.

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

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If you want to write code for the Particle Photon, an online, "cloud" IDE isn't your only option. Check out our "Photon Development Guide" to see how you can set up a Photon development environment of your own.

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A look back at what went wrong, why and how we fixed our issues with

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This week, a couple new shields to connect your project to the wonderful Internet: the ESP8266 Shield and the new Arduino Ethernet Shield V2.

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This week we have the mysterious and amazing SparkFun 'Thing' as well as a new touchscreen kit.

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There are tons of IoT services out there. Here are just a few who are supporting the maker community.

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A brief overview of the numerous internet-enabled devices I've used to monitor my aquaponic systems.

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I've been learning a lot about IoT protocols lately. Come learn the wonders of MQTT and CoAP!

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Fault tolerance, graceful degradation - and failing in a not-so-painful way.

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Overview of the related M2X Learn tutorial, which walks users through the process of connecting an Arduino and CC3000 to AT&T's M2X service.

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