a drop in the digital ocean: Tutorials

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Photon Control of a MOSFET

This tutorial builds upon both the code base and circuitry as developed with the Particle.publish() and Particle.subscribe() example. This time around instead of registering a subscription that can …

Photon Publish and Subscription Events

This post introduces the use of the Particle.publish() and Particle.subscribe() events to enable photon devices to communicate via the Particle Cloud. This post acts to lay the groundwork …

A Simple Voltage Divider Circuit

Here we have a quick repost of a tutorial which I originally developed for the IoST project that I worked on back in 2015/2016. The tutorial details how …

Capacitive Sensor Development Board

This tutorial details how to make a simple breakout for the Arduino CapacitiveSensor library. The library turns two or more pins of an Arduino pins into a capacitive …

Official Arduino Robot Compatible Servo Plugs

In a previous post I demonstrated how to prepare sensors and components such as Sharp IR’s to be compatible with the servo plugs and the servo wiring convention. …

Wiring up a Quadstepper for use with Grbl

In this post I will show you how to wire up a Sparkfun Quadstepper so that it can be used with Grbl. Grbl is an Arduino based open …

Simple Bluetooth Joystick

In this post I will introduce a couple of Arduino scripts and the accompanying circuitry needed to make a very simple Bluetooth joystick. The first script simply provides …

Setting up a Bluetooth Mate

Here we have a quick tip type post detailing how to configure a spartkfun Bluetooth Mate for micro-controller based serial communication. To this end I will detail how …

Adding Events to the Serialport Script

In this post I present an update to Unity3D Serialport Script so that it includes an event trigger that can notify any other Unity3D MonoBehaviour that serial data …