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How to make neopixel jewellery, a colour sensing, fun wearable

This neopixel jewellery wearable tutorial takes inspiration from a tutorial on Adafruit to make a neopixel manicure. I loved t

How to install a Library in Arduino (1.8 onwards), using Library Manager

The library manager you will use a lot when you’re making fun projects with Arduino. Libraries provide your sketches wit

Lockdown Arduino. How to Create a Chain Reaction across the internet.

Chain Reaction was an idea for a project by Mil Stricevic at The Glasgow School of Art. Over the course of the week we provide

How do I use the Library Manager in the beta Arduino IDE (2.0.0 beta.11)?

An quick guide to installing a library in the beta version of Arduino.

Easy to use ‘over the air’ OTA (wifi) to program your ESP32!

This is an information post mostly for myself – I spent a lot of time trying to program my ESP32 using the OTA functiona

10 Arduino hardware items, get started for a tenner!

Sometimes it’s hard to get started (and for a tenner) when you are unsure where to begin. Things can sometimes look more

Cheap ways to get started with Arduino ¢ ¢ ¢

Starting Arduino doesn’t have to cost a lot. This post aims to cover the cheap ways to get started with Arduino. This is

Breaking up Arduino: how to make your own arduino!

I’ve been looking at breaking out the ATMEGA328P-PU chip (that is used in many Arduino boards) to be able to reduce the

Secret Deposit Box, read the secrets of others & share yours

The context for this piece was to create something that would have engagement and appeal to someone who would use it. Ultimate

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Uploading a sketch: Arduino

There are only a few steps involved in running a sketch on an Arduino board, and this post will take you through it step-by-st

The teensy issue with Teensy

I’ve been using these super small boards for my latest projects, and one of them I needed to hook up very specific ports

Internet of things Printing…

Here is a great link to a superdooper (yes really!) tutorial for hooking up your mini printer to the Internet. There is an Int

Charging an electronic handbag with a USB cable

Here is a video clip showing how to charge your LED bag. It also is a good way to see how it looks when the LEDs are blinking,

Black 1950s Electronic Vintage, 5 LED handbag

Lilypad connection : Fixed

Sometimes when you are working on a project, it’s hard to think of all the possible solutions to an issue. This post is