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How to Install Nginx on the Raspberry Pi: Raspberry Pi Nginx Web Server

Running a Raspberry Pi web server is among my favorite projects for the ultra-popular single-board computer. Installing WordPress or Drupal on a Raspberry Pi remains simple yet convenient. Balancing modest computing power with energy efficiency, the Raspberry Pi handles server purposes with ease. Free, open-source HTTP server software Nginx is a top choice for a high-performance server. Learn how to make a Raspberry Pi Nginx web server!

How To Make A Twitter Selfie Machine

Social media is a solid platform for publicity and promoting your brand. More and more people are using it to create movements, and followers flock to popular accounts. But how can we create interesting content for our followers?

How to Install WordPress on Raspberry Pi: Raspberry Pi WordPress Installation

The Raspberry Pi is arguably the best single-board computer (SBC) on the market. With a bevy of compatible operating systems, software options, and hardware accessories, it's a well-supported maker board. While you can perform basic tasks like setting up a Linux desktop and creating a retro gaming arcade with Lakka, RetroPie, or Recalbox, the utilitarian Raspberry Pi can be used for tons of projects. With its balance of computing performance, a small footprint, and low power draw, the Raspberry Pi may be used as a web server running content management systems (CMSes) such as Drupal. Learn how to install WordPress on Raspberry Pi boards in this Raspberry Pi WordPress tutorial!

Raspberry Pi Drupal Installation: Make a Raspberry Pi Web Server With Drupal

The Raspberry Pi is a versatile single-board computer. Its popularity stems from massive operating system support, community resources, and a bevy of applications. Though it often seems as though the majority of users are running RetroPie, Recalbox, or Lakka on the Raspberry Pi for retro gaming, it's a capable device for tons of applications. You can create a media or file server with a Raspberry Pi for file access virtually anywhere. Additionally, you can make your own Raspberry web server with Drupal. Learn how to install Drupal on Raspberry Pi boards!

So what is Bolt IoT?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is nothing new, it has been with us for over a decade, but in this time we have seen the price of devices fall from hundreds of dollars to less than $10!

Build your own solder fume extractor

We love soldering. It is one of the most fundamental skills that any maker can learn, but the fumes produced by soldering aren’t good for you. However, before you start panicking, there are a few simple rules to follow.

How to Create a Successful Electromaker Submission

Here are Electromaker, we often receive questions about what makes a solid submission. While there's not necessarily one answer, several elements comprise a quality Electromaker article. Learn how to craft an awesome project which will thrive within the Electromaker community.

Taking your first steps with the Adafruit Circuit Playground Express

Adafruit make many fantastic things, from their excellent range of accessories for most of the popular boards, to their own range of Feather/Metro/Trinket microcontroller boards.

Setup Octoprint for the Anet A8 with a Raspberry Pi

The Anet A8 3D printer that we reviewed in early 2018 is a bit of a beast for under $150, it produces decent quality prints and it is relatively easy to build. It may be a basic printer, made to a price point but we found that it was a reliable workhorse for makers.

Using alternative software to control the laser cutter (Scorchworks Whisperer)

In the final part of this series we finally start cutting things with the K40 laser cutter! We will transfer our designs created in Inkscape to an application called K40 Whisperer from Scorchworks. Now you might be thinking “But the K40 comes with its own software, can I just use that?” Well, yes you can, but I’ve found that K40 Whisperer is a lot easier to use, and it even runs on Linux devices. This is incredibly handy for my Makerspace as we are using an old Lenovo X61 laptop running Linux Mint to run the laser cutter.

Using Inkscape to design and create projects ready for the K40 [Part 2]

In this part of the K40 laser cutter series we shall learn how to create graphics ready for cutting on the K40 using a free vector image editor and when it comes to editing vector images, the industry standard is Adobe Illustrator, but that comes at a great cost.

Getting started with the micro:bit and MicroPython

In this tutorial, we take our first steps with MicroPython on the micro:bit by creating a simple dice that uses random number generation triggered by gesture control, all in 9 lines of code!