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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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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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Getting started with Beaglebone Black

In order to start development of your Beaglebone Black project you will need to do initial setup. This includes installation of operating system and programming environment of choice. Illustration 1: Beaglebone Black base board Default and preinstalled operating system is Angstrom, a linux distribution optimized for embedded devices. However, there are other choices including Debian distribution, Ubuntu and even Android.…

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Getting started with Raspberry Pi 3

There are couple of ways to get started with your Raspberry Pi project, one of which is setting up an operating system and software environment including some programming language such as python. This article will go over some of the available options for this setup. Illustration 1: Raspbian Operating system desktop Easiest way to start is with NOOBS (New out…

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