a drop in the digital ocean: blog

Hello and welcome to a drop in the digial ocean. Here you can find a current total of 54 postings about making, robotics, microcontrollers and other geeky stuff.

Xbee Explorer Regulated – Netduino

A very quick example demonstrating the use of the Xbee Explorer Regulated Board as an alternative to the Arduino Xbee Shield for serial communication. My apologies for the …

Arduino Xbee Shield mod for Netduino

Update: For an alternative method check out the following post: http://www.dyadica.co.uk/blog/xbee-explorer-regulated-netduino
This is a very quick post detailing how I modded my netduino to be compatible with the arduino …

Netduino SerialPortHelper to WinForm and XNA

A few weeks ago, I was contacted via YouTube in reference to the Netduino Serial Communication example I posted a while back. In my reply I promised that …

NetduinoPlus SD Card Example

I was contacted the other day with a request for some help with code needed for use of the NetduinoPlus SD Card.
So by way of response here we …

Netduino Flex Sensor Example

Here we have another Netduino Sensor example. This time I am going to show you how to wire up a Spectra Symbol flex sensor as retailed by Sparkfun …

Netduino Accelerometer Input Sample

The following is a simple example detailing how to interface of a Sparkfun ADXL 335 breakout board with a Netduino. Before you start, please ensure that your Netduino is running …

Netduino – Serial Communication

Update: check out  my netduino-serialporthelper-to-winform-and-xna post – based on code provided by hari over at the Netduino forums its a much better way to do it!
The following details …