TFT Tips, how to get your TFT to work for you!
Hey – So I’ve been using the lovely TFT screens for some projects lately. Have you used these before? I’m us
UV nail resin for strength in wearables
Nail resin can keep your connections strong! Making wearable projects are super fun and challenging. This is a super quick pos
Add an external reset button on the Gemma M0 board.
I recently created a wearable project and the Gemma M0 board was on the inside of the wearable. However, I needed the ability
Getting your shiny new ESP32 ready to use with Arduino
To use the ESP32 board we need to do a few steps first. First make sure you have an Espressif ESP32 board (have a look around,
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
OLED & Arduino Heaven
I posted images online of prototypes I had been working on, and Marcelo Souza commented about trying an OLED. I had thought ab
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
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,
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
Consolidated Summer 2013, What I am Studying: Smart Devices
Investigation into smart devices to combat perceived forgetfulness Our research investigates if a smart device can be used to