Fiverr – Freelance services marketplace for the lean entrepreneur
23 February 2018
Fiverr is the world’s largest freelance services marketplace for entrepreneurs to focus on growth & create a successful business at affordable costs. Read more...
Connecting the ESP-01 module to a breadboard and FTDI programmer
Connecting the ESP-01 module to a breadboard and FTDI programmer
12 September 2017 | Updated 11 January 2018
When compared to other microcontroller boards (e.g. the Arduinos), the ESP8266 is slightly more complex to hook up to a serial port for programming. This post will show how to connect the ESP-01 module to a breadboard and FTDI programmer for 'flashing' purposes. Read more...
Collections(s): ESP Microcontrollers, Microelectronics
Tagged with Bluetooth, Bluetooth modules, ESP-01, ESP8266, FTDI USB/UART module, Wi-Fi modules, getting started, microcontrollers, wi-fi, wireless communication
Installing the Arduino IDE on a Raspberry Pi 3
Installing the Arduino IDE on a Raspberry Pi 3
1 July 2017
The Arduino IDE is available for all the major operating systems, but this post will show how to install it on a Raspberry Pi 3 running Raspbian Jessie. Read more...
Collections(s): Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Software
Tagged with Arduino, Arduino IDE, Arduino programming language, IDE, Linux, Linux software, Raspberry Pi, Raspberry Pi software, Raspbian, Raspbian Jessie, free software, getting started, microcontrollers, programming, programming software, software
Using Cron for scheduling tasks
Using Cron for scheduling tasks
30 June 2017 | Updated 11 July 2017
Cron, also known as crontab (aka cron table) has a schedule formula for any minute of any day of the week, month and even any year in the future. It is perfect for scheduling repetitive tasks on for example the Raspberry Pi running Raspbian. This post will go through the basics and some tips on how to use Cron's functionality. Read more...
Collections(s): Home Automation, Home Security, Raspberry Pi, Website Development
Tagged with Bash, Cron, Debian, Linux, Python, Raspbian, free software, getting started, operating system software, scheduling, scheduling software, software, ssmtp
Getting started with RetroPie on Raspberry Pi
Getting started with RetroPie on Raspberry Pi
31 March 2017 | Updated 6 June 2017
This post will help Noobs to get started with RetroPie on Raspberry Pi with the least amount of effort. Read more...
Collections(s): Games, Raspberry Pi, RetroPie, Software
Tagged with Linux, Linux software, Micro SD card, Raspberry Pi, Raspbian Jessie, Raspi-config, RetroPie, arcade, emulation, emulation software, free software, gaming software, getting started, retro gaming, software
Eclipse IDE for Python developers
Eclipse IDE for Python developers
7 December 2016
Eclipse IDE is a wonderful piece of free IDE software and Python is the language that makes many programmers very "excited" - so why not bring them together? Eclipse IDE added full functionality for Python developers through PyDev. Read more...
Collections(s): Coding, Software, Website Development
Tagged with Eclipse IDE, IDE, Linux software, PyDev, Python, Windows software, free software, getting started, programming, programming software, software