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Download Home Automation Using ESP8266 (3rd Edition)

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Home Automation Using ESP8266 (3rd Edition) is my step-by-step guide designed to help you get started with this amazing WiFi module called ESP8266. This course includes 20 step-by-step projects and it is divided in two distinct parts.

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Node-RED with Xiaomi Yeelight RGBW Smart Bulb

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Xiaomi Yeelight is a Wi-Fi smart RGBW LED bulb that you can integrate with Node-RED. So, in this project we’re going to show you how to build a web application with Node-RED and Raspberry Pi to control the Yeelight lamp.

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Node-RED with WS2812B Addressable RGB LED Strip

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Addressable RGB LED strips are just awesome! You can control each individual pixel of the strip, allowing you to produce beautiful effects. However, controlling these kind of strips it’s not always easy. So, in this project we’re going to show you how to build a web application with Node-RED and Raspberry Pi to control an […]

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OnePlus 5 Smartphone – Video Review

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I’ve just received the new OnePlus 5 4G Phablet – 6GB RAM 64GB ROM. I usually don’t accept smartphones to review because it is a little out of the Random Nerd Tutorials website’s scope.

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Getting Started with Home Assistant on Raspberry Pi

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In this post we’re going to show you how to get started with Home Assistant on Raspberry Pi. We’ll show you how to set up Home Assistant and we’ll build a simple example to get you started with home automation.

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What’s the Best LED Strip For Your Project?

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LED strips are just amazing, and there are a wide variety of LED strips to chose from. Do you know what is the best LED strip for your project? Here we explain the main differences between several types of LED strips and their features.

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Email Alert System on Location Change with Raspberry Pi and GPS Module

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In this tutorial you’ll learn how to send GPS data to your email address using the Raspberry Pi and the NEO-6M GPS module.

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ESP8266 Deep Sleep with Arduino IDE

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This guide shows what’s Deep Sleep and how to use it with the ESP8266 in the Arduino IDE. If you use the sleep functions with the ESP8266 it will save you power and ultimately your batteries will last longer.

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How To Do Daily Tasks with Arduino

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In this tutorial we’re going to show you how to perform daily tasks with the Arduino. We’re going to turn an LED on and off at a specific time of the day, everyday. You can then, easily modify the example provided to perform any other task.

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How to Use a Multimeter – Beginner’s Guide

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In this post we’re going to show you how to use a multimeter. This post is mostly addressed for beginners who are starting out in electronics and have no idea how to use a multimeter and how it can be useful.

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Control a 12V Lamp via SMS with Arduino

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In this tutorial we’re going to show you how you can control a 12V lamp via SMS using an Arduino UNO, a relay module, and the SIM900 GSM shield.

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Node-RED with Raspberry Pi Camera (Take Photos)

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In this project we’re going to show you how to take photos with Node-RED using the Raspberry Pi Camera Module V2.

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Maker Advisor is LIVE – Best Tools and Gear For Makers

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Hi there! A few months ago, I’ve come up with the idea of creating a separate website from the RNT blog specially dedicated to reviews and daily deals on tools and gear that makers like. We’ve created a website called MakerAdvisor.com and it’s live now!

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ESP8266 Weather Forecaster

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In this post you’re going to build a weather forecaster with an ESP8266. I hate being out on a rainy day without an umbrella and I’m pretty sure it’s the same for everyone else.

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Guide to 1.8 TFT Display with Arduino

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In this guide we’re going to show you how you can use the 1.8 TFT display with the Arduino.  You’ll learn how to wire the display, write text, draw shapes and display images on the screen.

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