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Learning Basic Linux Commands – Raspberry Pi Cheat Sheet

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A big part of using a Raspberry Pi is also using the terminal. The terminal is something that a lot of people try to avoid, because they feel like it is a bit hard to use. But it doesn’t need to be that that way, because in reality we can break it down to just […]

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ESP8266 RGB Color Picker

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In this project, you’re going to build a web server with an ESP8266 to remotely control an RGB LED. This project is called ESP8266 RGB Color Picker.

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Electronics Basics – How do RGB LEDs work?

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With an RGB LED you can produce almost any color you would like. How is this possible with just one single LED?

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Giveaway on Instagram – Arduino Kit

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Hey, I’ve decided to join Instagram and start sharing sneak peeks of upcoming projects along with other interesting electronics topics. If you’re not on Instagram don’t worry, I’ll be doing more giveaways on my blog very soon. I’ve decided to give away a brand new Arduino Kit! The giveaway starts today and ends in just a few days.

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Guide for MQ-2 Gas/Smoke Sensor with Arduino

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This guide shows how to build a smoke detector that beeps when it detects flammable gas or smoke.

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19 Awesome Robots You Can Build With an Arduino

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With an Arduino it is possible to do almost every imaginable project. This time I put together a list of 19 different robots built with an Arduino. Some of them are really straightforward, others are a bit advanced. So, let’s start:

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ESP8266 Controlled with Android App (MIT App Inventor)

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In this project, you’re going to build an Android app using the MIT App Inventor software that allows you to control the ESP8266 GPIOs.

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New platform to learn electronics and programming is LIVE!

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NEW platform for Makers and Hobbyists: The Ultimate Shortcut to Learn Electronics and Programming. Click here to claim your Lab spot.

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Security Access using MFRC522 RFID Reader with Arduino

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This blog post shows a simple example on how to use the MFRC522 RFID reader. I’ll do a quick overview of the specifications and demonstrate a project example using an Arduino.

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11 Clever Uses for Your Raspberry Pi

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Raspberry Pi is a credit card-sized development board and it is the perfect tool for students, artists, hobbyists and hackers. It is a very versatile board with application in several areas. Here are some awesome uses for your Raspberry Pi.

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Raspberry Pi Web Server using Flask to Control GPIOs

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In this project you’ll create a standalone web server with a Raspberry Pi that can toggle two LEDs. You can replace those LEDs with any output (like a relay or a transistor). In order to create the web server you will be using a Python microframework called Flask.

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Giveaway Raspberry Pi 3 – Free Shipping

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Rui here, I’ve decided to give away a brand new Raspberry Pi 3. The giveaway starts today and ends in a few days.

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9 Tools That All Electronics Labs Must Have

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I put together a list of 9 essential tools that I think all electronics lab must have. Either if you are just start building your own lab or want to improve yours, here’s the must have tools.

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ESP8266 Web Server with Arduino IDE

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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.

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