How to set up an Arduino as an in-system programmer (ISP) and program an Atmel ATtiny84A to blink

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Filter noise from your latest paranormal investigation field recordings, audio-capturing UAV or anything not related to either of those two things.

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How JavaScript has evolved into a language supporting an entire ecosystem of devices

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Playing around with auto-generating content, or predicting next words.

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Here's how you can use boards with your Chromebooks in makerspaces, libraries and schools

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The open-source Ball Aerospace Interface System

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Let's talk to the people behind the proverbial curtain.

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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 at implementing the Arduino blink.ino sketch as an explicit state machine. To further explore state machines, an alarm clock state diagram is drawn and implemented.

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Our very own Derek wrote a book! While we wait for the June publishing date, we asked him how it went.

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Karen Brennan, Christan Balch, Michelle Chung recently authored a comprehensive guide for using Scratch in K-12 space. It covers everything from Getting Started to Creating Animations, Stories, Games, and even running your own "Hack-a-thon"

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How and why I use markdown everyday, for all of my documenting needs.

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On the third Thursday of every month, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science hosts an evening event for adults in the area called, Science Lounge. Their programming features live entertainment, demonstrations, hands-on demos, and an evening filled with science, education, and exploration! Each month features a different theme. For April, the Science Lounge theme was “Electrify!” What a perfect match for us here at SparkFun!

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SparkFun heads to Washington D.C. to teach soldering, e-textiles and programming at the United States of America Science and Engineering Festival

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SparkFun heads to Washington D.C. to teach soldering, e-textiles and programming at the United States of America Science and Engineering Festival

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Julián is joining us from Argentina, to work on adding SparkFun parts to his miniBloq programming environment!

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Visual programming languages are a unique way to introduce tyro programmers to thinking like a programmer. Here are some of the great tools we've discovered that enable visual programming for Arduino.

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