Category Archives: arduino

Running JavaScript… With Sneakers!

Code-review time. I haven’t written significant JavaScript in forevs, but I hit upon a use case well suited to it, had a blast coding it up, and am confident that I’ll be completely mystified by it three months from now. … Continue reading 

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Come to my Arduino talk: Home-built video game console

This Thursday at CTXNA, I’ll give an intro to the Arduino microcontroller, including a walk-through of how I followed PragPub’s instructions to build a video game console. Please join us! No experience necessary. Interactive and fun. Bring your Arduino projects … Continue reading 

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Microcontroller Projects and Source Code

Welcome, Ignite/Dorkbot Science Fair Party Goers. Here are details on the two projects I had with me at the Science Fair. I used the open-source Arduino microcontroller. Arduino programs are called “sketches.” I keep my Arduino sketches on the collaborative … Continue reading 

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Happy Hack-o-ween: Electronics and a microcontroller spice up the haunt

Ah, Halloween, when a young woman’s fancy turns to love. And zombies. I had two personal requirements for the costume I would build this year: It shall be spooky. It shall blink. I’ll tell you about the final result, the … Continue reading 

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