PatSharbaugh

Member Since: May 23, 2010

Country: United States

  • News - The Gameduino | about 3 years ago

    When I got started in electronics I had a lot of experience in physics and computer science. My first board used and AVR that I programmed with C using AVR studio. I could figure out the code and I could figure out the circuitry.
    But I was a beginner.
    After I had more experience I realized how foolish I was to be wasting all my time using these klunky tools. I knew there was a place for them, but not for what I was doing. When I learned about Arduino, my life became easy. I was no longer a beginner because I was using Arduino. Wish I had been using it the whole time, but you live and learn.

  • News - Free Day 2011 Recap | about 3 years ago

    I like that idea!

  • News - Happy Free Day | about 3 years ago

    Scott, I really don’t think SFE is trying to invent a high bandwith sever, just test to see how well their website behaved. I’m sure if they had unlimited resources they could buy the fastest server, but they are a business. A very generous business that does things in unique ways. Good job spark fun. Ignore the sour pusses. Although, I my self was disappointed in getting nothing, I still love the idea.

  • News - Happy Free Day | about 3 years ago

    Scott, I really don’t think SFE is trying to invent a high bandwith sever, just test to see how well their website behaved. I’m sure if they had unlimited resources they could buy the fastest server, but they are a business. A very generous business that does things in unique ways. Good job spark fun. Ignore the sour pusses. Although, I my self was disappointed in getting nothing, I still love the idea.

  • News - Happy Free Day | about 3 years ago

    After two hours, got my first question, about half the funds were left. I quickly went to answer, as soon as the submittion went through, there were no funds left. :`(

  • News - Earthquake Data Logger | about 3 years ago

    http://xkcd.com/723/

  • News - Epic New Product Thursday | about 3 years ago

    I’m pretty sure Sorry uses cards that you draw, not dice.

  • News - SparkFun Levels Up! | about 3 years ago

    AMAZING!

  • Product COM-09426 | about 4 years ago

    Kerm is right. I could not figure out what I was doing wrong with these until I scrolled down and read his comment. These things are super easy to use, as long as you don’t follow SparkFun’s pin configuration.

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