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Last week we released a great little haptic driver from Dialog Semiconductors. This week I show you how fast and simple it is to build into a potentially job-saving project.

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GNSS tracking has improved greatly over the past decade, but what about movement and position tracking without satellites? Is it even possible?

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Check out some of our recent Pi tutorials to get started with Raspberry Pi, the RP2040, Qwiic and more!

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Nothing says "I love you" on Valentine's Day like a homemade gift. And if that gift happens to be made using 3D-printed parts, addressable LEDs and a phone app you create yourself - everybody wins!

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The great thing about open source software is that when you want a new feature, you can just add it!

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Pimoroni has released a line of four new digital audio boards, bringing enhanced sound and an integrated graphical display to your Raspberry Pi.

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We've written hundreds of libraries and made lots of mistakes. Learn the basics of how to write a good library.

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Deck out your Sphero RVR robot with a Raspberry Pi Zero W, remote pan-tilt camera, and some Qwiic components!

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Last week, we showed a classroom of fifty-five developers how easy it is to work with the SparkFun Edge Development Board using the Arduino IDE. Now we want to show you, too!

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Take a look at Cyclic Redundancy Checks beyond just copy/pasting an implementation. The underlying mathematical principles are very interesting, and you can try it yourself in Python!

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The market is maturing, and we are looking at a lot more ARM chips.

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The SAMD21 boards have the ability to add additional UART, SPI and I2C ports. Check out our new tutorial explaining how to set them up.

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Taking what I've learned about LED color mixing and Python, along with our LumiDrive LED Driver and LuMini LED Ring, I set out to create a light ring for macro photography that surpasses all others.

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How to eschew the Arduino IDE for a combination of and Arduino command-line tool (Arduino CLI) and a professional code editor (Visual Studio Code).

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Have you been curious about trying Python on a microcontroller? The ESP32 is a great way to start!

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Let's take a closer look at the quasi-random sequence generator for the Simon Says Trampolines project, and how a buggy first attempt was improved!

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Our newest (sorta-Python-related) tutorial shows you a few ways to run a script whenever a Raspberry Pi boots up.

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