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Getting Started with the ESP32 Development Board

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This article is a getting started guide for the ESP32 development board. If you’re familiar with the ESP8266, the ESP32 is its sucessor. The ESP32 is loaded with lots of new features. The most relevant: it combines WiFi and Bluetooth wireless capabilities and it’s dual core.  Learn ESP32 with Arduino IDE This our complete guide to program the ESP32 […]

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Installing the ESP32 Board in Arduino IDE (Windows instructions)

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There’s an add-on for the Arduino IDE that allows you to program the ESP32 using the Arduino IDE and its programming language. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to install the ESP32 board in the Arduino IDE for Windows. If you’re using Mac Os or Linux follow these instructions instead.  Learn ESP32 with Arduino […]

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Installing the ESP32 Board in Arduino IDE (Mac OS X and Linux instructions)

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There’s an add-on for the Arduino IDE that allows you to program the ESP32 using the Arduino IDE and its programming language. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to install the ESP32 board in the Arduino IDE on Mac OS X or Linux. If you’re using a Windows PC follow these instructions instead.  Learn […]

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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 controls outputs (two LEDs) using the Arduino IDE programming environment. The web server is mobile responsive and can be accessed with any device that as a browser on the local network. We’ll show you how to create the web server and how the […]

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Guide for WS2812B Addressable RGB LED Strip with Arduino

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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. Learn ESP32 with Arduino IDE This our complete guide to program the ESP32 with Arduino IDE, including projects, tips, and […]

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Getting Started with ESP8266 WiFi Transceiver (Review)

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The ESP8266 is a Wi-Fi module great for IoT and Home Automation projects. This article is a getting started guide for the ESP8266 development board.  Learn ESP32 with Arduino IDE This our complete guide to program the ESP32 with Arduino IDE, including projects, tips, and tricks! The registrations are open, so SIGN UP NOW »

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Arduino – Control LEDs with IR Remote Control

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In this project you’ll use an infrared (IR) receiver and an Arduino to control 3 LEDs with a remote control. This is useful to re-use old remote controls or give some functionally to some of your remote’s buttons. Learn ESP32 with Arduino IDE This our complete guide to program the ESP32 with Arduino IDE, including projects, tips, […]

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Arduino Time Attendance System with RFID

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In this project you’re going to build a time attendance system with MFRC522 RFID Reader and Arduino. When you swipe an RFID tag next to the RFID reader, it saves the user UID and time in an SD card. It also shows if you are late or in time accordingly to a preset hour and […]

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Request Sensor Data via SMS using Arduino and SIM900 GSM Shield

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In this project we’re going to show you how to request sensor data via SMS with the Arduino. As an example we’re going to request the temperature and humidity from a DHT11 sensor. To send and receive SMS with the Arduino we’re going to use the SIM900 GSM shield. When you send an SMS to the Arduino […]

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21 Arduino Modules You Can Buy For Less Than $2

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The Arduino community has created a wide variety of modules and shields that can enhance your projects. Here’s the ultimate collection of 21 Arduino Modules that you can get for less than $2 on eBay. Let’s start! Learn ESP32 with Arduino IDE This our complete guide to program the ESP32 with Arduino IDE, including projects, tips, […]

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Guide to Fingerprint Sensor Module with Arduino (FPM10A)

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This post is an introductory guide on how to use the Fingerprint Sensor Module with the Arduino. We’ll show you how to enroll a new fingerprint ID, and how to find a fingerprint match. Learn ESP32 with Arduino IDE This our complete guide to program the ESP32 with Arduino IDE, including projects, tips, and tricks! […]

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Free Arduino Mini Course – Sign Up Now

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We just want to let our readers know that we’ve release an Arduino Mini Course. The course is completely FREE, and you can get access here. This new course is short, simple, and intends to be a getting started resource for absolute beginners.

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Guide to NEO-6M GPS Module with Arduino

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This guide shows how to use the NEO-6M GPS module with the Arduino to get GPS data. GPS stands for Global Positioning System and can be used to determine position, time, and speed if you’re travelling. Learn ESP32 with Arduino IDE This our complete guide to program the ESP32 with Arduino IDE, including projects, tips, and tricks! […]

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Decode and Send 433 MHz RF Signals with Arduino

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This guide shows how to use an Arduino to decode 433 MHz signals from RF remotes, and send them with an Arduino and a 433 MHz transmitter to remotely control mains switches outlets. Learn ESP32 with Arduino IDE This our complete guide to program the ESP32 with Arduino IDE, including projects, tips, and tricks! The […]

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