These Raspberry Pi tips and Python tricks let you take your sensing projects off the desk and into the wild with wireless transmission and processing of data.

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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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Is assembly language the highest level language you can get dumped? Just curious.
NorthernPike, I can certainly sympathize with you. I’m about 3 years older than you are, and I spent about 23 years in the semiconductor…
I was kinda bundling that up in “construction,” even if it’s not new construction. But yes, that is definitely another great example of…
Hello Glenn, NorthernPike here…><> Don’t normally comment on things but you struck a nerve. My WR signal went HIGH and the address bus has…
You missed a category: Building Management Systems. Around the US there are probably 50,000 or more buildings with HVAC, lighting, security,…
Hello, its over 2 years for this topic but still I hope someone will reply. I am interested in what IC they use here for battery charging?
Interesting article thanks. Just a minor thing, some people struggle with the concept of current flowing through a coil and potential…
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I can do anything, I tell you! It’s always an excuse to get that next tool, or buy it again because I don’t remember buying it two years ago…
Thanks for this! I was left with one more question though. Maybe this is obvious: more power should mean more vapor. But, if it’s heat that…

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