Twitter Client for IOT

You should have heard by now that Microsoft has really taken a huge step into Microcontroller programming with their Universal Windows Platform (UWP). This allows developers target multiple deployment platforms such as Windows Desktop, IoT devices (like Raspberry Pi 2), phones, tablets, etc. However you can program using common .NET tools such as Visual Studio, common Microsoft programming libraries such as …

Gadgeteer Joystick 2.1 Example

The Joystick 2.1 module from GHI Electronics is a fun and easy to use joystick controller.  Joystick controllers feel like they’re going the way of the dinosaur because of touch screens. However, they’re excellent for teaching velocity based movement across a screen within a boudary.  This is basis for all games. The code can be found on my Gadgeteer GitHub repository.  You …

Gadgeteer WiFi RS21 Server

The WiFi RS21 module from GHI Electronics is an excellent and easy to use module for settup at WiFi connection.  However, it’s a little tricky setting up a server application. You need to get the IP address assigned to the module from the dhcp server.  This is  done in the NetworkAddressChanged event before you join the network. I’ve uploaded the …