Shares

Category Archives for Project

Guide for BMP180 Barometric Sensor with Arduino

Shares

DOWNLOAD FREE PDF: Arduino eBook with 18+ Projects This post is about how to use the BMP180 barometric sensor with the Arduino. It is also applicable for other similar barometric sensors.

Continue Reading

Guide for Real Time Clock (RTC) Module with Arduino (DS1307 and DS3231)

Shares

DOWNLOAD FREE PDF: Arduino eBook with 18+ Projects This post is about how to use the DS1307 Real Time Clock (RTC) module with the Arduino. You can also follow this guide for other similar modules like the DS3231 RTC.

Continue Reading

ESP8266 0.96 inch OLED Display with Arduino IDE

Shares

DOWNLOAD FREE PDF: Getting Started with ESPlorer IDE and ESP8266 This post shows how to use the 0.96 inch OLED display with the ESP8266 using the Arduino IDE.

Continue Reading

Guide for 0.96 inch OLED Display with Arduino

Shares

DOWNLOAD FREE PDF: Arduino eBook with 18+ Projects This post shows how to use the small 0.96 inch OLED display with the Arduino board.

Continue Reading

Guide for WS2812B Addressable RGB LED Strip with Arduino

Shares

DOWNLOAD FREE PDF: Arduino eBook with 18+ Projects This post is about the WS2812B LED strip, which is an addressable RGB LED strip. The information in this post also works with other similar LED strips, such as strips of the WS28XX family, Neopixel strip and others.

Continue Reading

Getting Started with Node-RED on Raspberry Pi

Shares

DOWNLOAD FREE PDF: Arduino eBook with 18+ Projects This post is an introductory guide to Node-RED. I’ll cover what’s Node-RED, how to install it, how to use the visual interface to create a simple flow.

Continue Reading

Electronics Basics – Types of Switches and How Switches Work

Shares

DOWNLOAD FREE PDF: Arduino eBook with 18+ Projects Switches are very simple components essential in your electronics circuits. A switch can: act as an interrupter, interrupting the electric current. In the example in the figure below, the switch is either interrupting the current to flow and the LED doesn’t turn on, or it allows the electric […]

Continue Reading

Upgrade from Node-RED-Contrib-UI to Node-RED-Dashboard

Shares

If you followed the Build a Home Automation System for $100 course prior to August 27 2016, you know that I’ve used Node-RED-Contrib-UI to build the user interface for the home automation system. But, sadly the guy that developed the Node-RED-Contrib-UI will no longer be able to update that package. Luckily, the Node-RED team announced that […]

Continue Reading

Exporting and Backing Up your Node-RED Nodes

Shares

DOWNLOAD FREE PDF: Arduino eBook with 18+ Projects This post shows how to export your Node-RED Nodes. This is useful if you need to: Backup your Node-RED flow Move your flow to another Raspberry Pi (or machine) Share your Node-RED project with others Example Imagine that you had the following nodes in your flow: You would need to click […]

Continue Reading