BeagleBone For Dummies is Available For Order!

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Rui here, A few days ago I announced that I wrote a book called BeagleBone For Dummies for Wiley Publishing Inc.. This book took more than 7 months to complete. Me and my good friend Luís Perestrelo put a great deal of effort to do our best work possible. It was very challenging, but I’m ... Click to Continue ►

Retrieving Bitcoin Price Using ESP8266 WiFi Module

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Before you read this post, I recommend reading these tutorials about the ESP8266: Getting Started with ESP8266 WiFi Transceiver ESP8266 Web Server Tutorial Flashing NodeMCU Firmware on the ESP8266 using Windows Introduction In this project you're going to create a simple HTTP client with ... Click to Continue ►

Flashing NodeMCU Firmware on the ESP8266 using Windows

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If you're new to the ESP8266 WiFi module, first read my Getting Started Guide with the ESP8266. You can also checkout my other tutorial on how to create a web server with an ESP8266 running NodeMCU firmware. Why flashing your ESP8266 module with NodeMCU? NodeMCU is a firmware that allows you to ... Click to Continue ►

Programming the BeagleBone Black with Python

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This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Getting Started with BeagleBone Black.  This post was written by Rui Santos and Luís Perestrelo authors of BeagleBone For Dummies. Building a surveillance system with a PIR sensor, the BeagleBone Black and Python. The BeagleBone Black is an outstanding ... Click to Continue ►

ESP8266 Web Server Tutorial

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If you want to learn more about the ESP8266 module, first read my Getting Started Guide for the ESP8266 WiFi Module. In this project you'll create a standalone web server with an ESP8266 that can toggle two LEDs. First, watch the video demonstration below Why flashing your ESP8266 module with ... Click to Continue ►

Programming the BeagleBone Black with BoneScript

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This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Getting Started with BeagleBone Black.  This post was written by Rui Santos and Luís Perestrelo authors of BeagleBone For Dummies. This part introduces BoneScript, a Node.js library containing functions specially created for the BeagleBone Black. This ... Click to Continue ►

Cloud9 IDE on the BeagleBone Black

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This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Getting Started with BeagleBone Black.  This post was written by Rui Santos and Luís Perestrelo authors of BeagleBone For Dummies. The Cloud9 IDE is an open-source web based programming platform that supports several programming languages. This great ... Click to Continue ►