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Introducing 555 Timer IC – Tutorial

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In this blog post, we will introduce the 555 Timer Integrated Circuit (IC). You’ll explore what it is, the three different modes and its pinout. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi module. Build a Home Automation System » Learn how to build a automation system using open-source hardware […]

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ESP32 with DHT11 DHT22 Temperature Humidity Web Server using Arduino IDE

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In this project you’ll create a standalone web server with an ESP32 and a DHT11 or DHT22 sensor that displays the temperature and humidity using the Arduino IDE programming environment. If you want to learn more about the ESP32 dev board, read my Getting Started Guide with ESP32. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects […]

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Posting a Tweet with the ESP8266

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In this project you’re going to post a Tweet with an ESP8266. The goal of this project is to show the endless possibilities that this $4 WiFi module offers when integrates with a free platform that I’m about to show you. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi module. Build […]

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Door Status Monitor using the ESP8266

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In this project you’re going to monitor the status of a door using an ESP8266. The goal of this project is to show the endless possibilities that this $4 WiFi module offers when integrates with a free platform that I’m about to show you. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi […]

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Android App – RGB LED with Arduino and Bluetooth

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In this project you’re going to build an Android app to control the color of an RGB LED with a smartphone via bluetooth. You’re going to build the Android app using a free web based software called MIT App Inventor 2. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with […]

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Arduino – Control 2 DC Motors Via Bluetooth (Perfect To Build a Robot)

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In this tutorial I’ll show you how to control 2 DC motors via bluetooth with an Android app created with MIT App Inventor 2. MIT App Inventor is a great platform to get you started with Android development. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi module. Build a Home Automation […]

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Guide for TCS230/TCS3200 Color Sensor with Arduino

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This post shows you how to detect colors with the Arduino using the TCS230/TCS3200 color sensor. The TCS3200 color sensor can detect a wide variety of colors based on their wavelength. This sensor is specially useful for color recognition projects such as color matching, color sorting, test strip reading and much more. Recommended Resources Home Automation using […]

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Build Robot Car Chassis Kit – Arduino

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In this post you’re going to learn how to build a robot car chassis kit that is commonly used with the Arduino board. You can either watch the video tutorial or follow the written instructions. Throughout this post, we’ll be assembling a Smart Robot Car Chassis Kit that can be found on eBay. Recommended Resources Home Automation using […]

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ESP32 Web Server – Arduino IDE

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In this project you’ll create a standalone web server with an ESP32 that can toggle two LEDs using the Arduino IDE programming environment. If you want to learn more about the ESP32 dev board, read my Getting Started Guide with ESP32.  Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with the ESP8266 […]

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ESP8266 Publishing DHT22 Readings to SQLite Database

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In this project you’ll create a standalone web server with a Raspberry Pi that displays temperature and humidity readings with a DHT22 sensor that are stored in an SQLite database. In order to create the web server you will be using a Python microframework called Flask. Here’s the high level overview of the system: Recommended […]

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ESP8266 Publishing DHT22 Readings with MQTT to Raspberry Pi

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In this project you’ll create a standalone web server with a Raspberry Pi that displays temperature and humidity readings with a DHT22 sensor. You can also control two outputs from an ESP8266 using MQTT protocol. In order to create the web server you will be using a Python microframework called Flask. Here’s the high level […]

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Arduino Ethernet Web Server with Relay

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This post shows how to build an Arduino Ethernet web server that controls a relay that is attached to a lamp. You can access your web server with any device that has a browser and it’s connected to the same network. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with the […]

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How to install phpLiteAdmin Database in a Raspberry Pi

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In this blog post I’ll introduce you to phpLiteAdmin which is a web-based user interface written in PHP that makes it easy to interact with SQLite databases. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi module. Build a Home Automation System » Learn how to build […]

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SQLite Database on a Raspberry Pi

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In this blog post I’ll introduce you to SQLite, which is an in-process light weight library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine. SQLite is the most widely deployed SQL database engine in the world and its source code is in the public domain. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects […]

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