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Collaboration with DIY.org - the Fabric Hacker Skill!

SparkFun recently teamed up with DIY.org, a web community that encourages kids to gain skills in all sort of areas - from astronomy to camping to hardware hacking - to bring a new skill to their site: Fabric Hacker. As you might suspect, the Fabric Hacker skill is all about infusing textiles with…

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Guest Post: Invent-abling: Enabling Boys and Girls to Make Together

Today we have a guest post from Deren Guler, a physicist, designer, and tinkerer and a wonderful human who is doing some amazing work with kids and DIY technology. She is interested¬†in researching and developing technology that uses interactivity and computation¬†to explore nature from a playful,…

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HacKIDemia and SparkFun help launch maker hubs in Africa

Last June, I went to the Interaction Design and Children Conference (IDC) in New York, NY and met Stefania Druga, one of the founders of the HacKIDemia project. HacKidemia is a global organization that runs hands-on STEAM workshops for kids in more than 25 countries around the world with 8000…

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Data Types in Arduino

November 6th, 2013

Learn about the common data types and what they signify in the Arduino programming environment.

Firefly Jar Assembly Guide

May 14th, 2013

Make a soft circuit firefly jar with conductive thread, LEDs, and the LilyTwinkle!

Connecting Arduino to Processing

April 25th, 2013

Send serial data from Arduino to Processing and back - even at the same time!

Installing Arduino IDE

March 26th, 2013

A step-by-step guide to installing and testing the Arduino software on Windows, Mac, and Linux.

What is an Arduino?

February 26th, 2013

What is this 'Arduino' thing anyway?

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