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Arduino Bricks

Graphical, Scratch-like programming languages for Arduino

04.09.2018

Getting a handle on Arduino boards can be difficult. Luckily, quite a few block-based, Scratch-like programming environments are at hand that make the learning curve easier to climb.

Analog to Digital

Get your Pi to read analog data

04.09.2018

The Raspberry Pi still lacks analog GPIOs that would allow it to read directly from temperature and light sensors, or even humble potentiometers. With an inexpensive chip and some homegrown software you can grant the Pi the gift of analog sensing.

Dashboard for RaspPi-controlled toy sailboat with Node-RED

NEWS: Sail Away free

Arduino 101

Exploring the new Arduino/Genuino 101

07.08.2018

The Arduino 101 only costs $30, but it packs quite a bit more than your regular Arduino board. Learn about the 101's specs and how you can use its onboard gyroscope with a fun, 3D project.

Minimally invasive beekeeping with a Raspberry Pi

NEWS: Extend Your Feelers free

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ overview

IN-DEPTH: MakerSpace – Powerhouse free

A countdown counter with the MAX7221 and a seven-segment display

NEWS: 3, 2, 1 … Go! free

Retro games on the Raspberry Pi

NEWS: Gamer’s Paradise free

Raspberry Pi aids conservation work

NEWS: Fox Hunt free

Build an FM radio using an RTL-SDR dongle

NEWS: Pi FM Radio free

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