Try one of Lynda.com’s online software and skills learning courses
Try one of Lynda.com’s online software and skills learning courses
21 September 2018
Improve your knowledge on anything from programming to business skills with Lynda.com’s huge range of professional video courses. 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 4 June 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. More…
ESP32 Development Boards for Wi-Fi communication
ESP32 Development Boards for Wi-Fi communication
25 June 2017 | Updated 26 June 2017
The ESP32 microcontroller development board is a breakout board for the ESP32 microchip. It is a microcontroller board with various I/Os and built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. More…
Making the Raspberry Pi use RF signals for logic
Making the Raspberry Pi use RF signals for logic
28 March 2016 | Updated 11 April 2017
This post will explain how to get the Raspberry Pi to read and interpret RF signal-codes to be used for logic. Ultimately I’ll show you how to “capture” signals as strings and compare them with expected strings to trigger either a Bash or Python script. More…