toolbox, tutorials

Working with simple extension – Arduino

Common feature among development boards is ability to establish simple serial communication channel. Arduino does this as well, it is implemented as an UART device and default mode of the board is to run it over first two pins of the header interface, namely RX and TX pins. However, other digital pins of the board can be used for this purpose,…

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Working with simple extension – Raspberry Pi

Connection between TinyO extension and base board enables exchange of data between two. This article aims to provide you with explanation on how this is done and some simple tools to help you start using your extension. Should you need to setup environment first, install operating system and test run programming language you will be using, such as Python you…

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Install GPIO libraries to Raspberry Pi

This article will cover steps needed to have Raspberry Pi ready to use selection of python GPIO libraries. There are many readily available solutions, so a subset of them will be outlined. Choice of the library is on the developer and one can have them all installed in order to get familiarized with functional and operational differences. Most likely, only…

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business, fundamentals

What is TinyO?

What is TinyO? How it came to existence? What can TinyO do for you? TinyO is an instrument for developers. For enthusiast and engineers. For hobbyists and companies. It is a collection of hardware devices and software packages dealing with in-vehicle communication over internal infrastructure called CANBus. It is built to simplify and speed up development of applications focused on vehicles and their…

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Getting started with Arduino Uno

Process of project implementation on the Arduino Uno platform most commonly starts with setup of development environment on a host machine. Unlike two other supported platforms, Raspberry Pi and Beagle Bone micro computers, Arduino is a microcontroller. It runs a dedicated program that is usually less complex then standard operating system. It is built and deployed with each iteration of…

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