Over the past few week my team and I have been working on a set of self-paced labs for building Internet connected Things using Arduino. Last night we got together with 150 of our closest DevIntersection/anglebrackets friends and had a great hack event. Lots of developers got their first exposure to Arduino and to building connected Things. For lots of people it was their first time build hardware instead of just software.
All of the labs are published at ThingLabs.io and lots more labs will be coming soon.
Thanks to all that attended last night – we had a blast.
In this lesson you will combine the ideas that you learned in the previous lessons (here and here) to make a LED change its brightness based on the level of light available – essentially a nightlight. You will learn a couple of new methods you can use and we’ll discuss Pulse Wave Modulation (PWM) briefly.
You can view the lesson on Instructables.com.
In this lesson you will use two resistors – a static resistor and a variable resistor – to create a voltage divider that enables you to effectively understand the intensity of light detected by the photoresistor – essentially a light meter. In the previous lesson you learned how to send OUTPUT and in this lesson you will learn to collect INPUT.
See the lesson at Instructables.com.
I just posted my first lesson to Instructables.com. This is the first in a series of IoT lessons using the Arduino Yun. The lessons will build from this ‘Hello, World!’ lesson to fully connected devices leveraging Cloud IoT services, web and mobile apps, and backend analytics and machine learning.
Check out lesson #1 here.