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Control Your Lego Train Set with Arduino

Control Your Lego Train Set with Arduino

Lego train sets have been thrilling children with curious minds for over 50 years, with battery-powered sets winding their way around bedrooms, living rooms and even gardens.
Using Mongoose OS on your ESP8266

Using Mongoose OS on your ESP8266

The ESP8266 enjoyed great fanfare a few years ago. It was a cheap WiFi-enabled device that offered low power consumption, small size and a few GPIO pins.
Create Your Own Spotify with a Raspberry Pi - Raspberry Pi Music Server Software

Create Your Own Spotify with a Raspberry Pi - Raspberry Pi Music Server Software

The Raspberry Pi is a beefy yet tiny single-board computer. Learn how to make a DIY Spotify and make your own Raspberry Pi NAS music server! You can use a ton of different options such as Subsonic, Plex, and more.
Getting started with the micro:bit and MicroPython

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!
Using a Doppler radar sensor with the Raspberry Pi

Using a Doppler radar sensor with the Raspberry Pi

There are many sensors on the market for the Raspberry Pi, Arduino and other single board computers/microcontrollers. But the RCWL-0516 is something new and exciting in that it offers the simplicity of a PIR sensor but with a greater range and ability to detect through objects, yet it still only retails for a few dollars from China.
Sending sensor data to Twitter using Node-RED

Sending sensor data to Twitter using Node-RED

In this tutorial, we shall use a cheap common sensor, the DS18B20 a waterproof and accurate sensor that can be bought for less than $5 online.
Build a wildlife camera using a Raspberry Pi and PiJuice

Build a wildlife camera using a Raspberry Pi and PiJuice

Build your own motion-sensing wildlife camera with a Raspberry Pi and PiJuice portable power