The Programmator

Posts Tagged: Arduino

How to program a Digispark ATTiny85 using the Arduino IDE

Unlike the Arduino boards, the Digispark ATTiny85 development board isn’t as plug-and-play as you’d hope. Read on to get you started in no time! Download and install software First, we need to get our environment set up for development. Go… Continue Reading →

Create a fun Number Roulette with an Arduino Uno

In this sample we are going to create a simple and fun number roulette using 4 seven segment displays and an Arduino Uno! — Code available on GitHub. Seven Segment Display A “seven segment display” is named this way simply because… Continue Reading →

Arduino Starter Kit Giveaway!

For those amongst you who would like to try out the samples on this blog, but don’t have an Arduino.. We’re giving away Arduino Starter Kits worth a million gazillion for free!   Free? Yes, free! All you need to… Continue Reading →

Read Arduino sensor data from a Raspberry Pi Using I2C and Windows 10 IoT

Introduction Because there is currently no way to autodiscover an Arduino as an USB peripheral from a Raspberry Pi running Windows 10, I have to resort to I²C communication to get messages from and to the Arduino. I will use a… Continue Reading →

Autodiscover an Arduino from a Windows IoT application

In a previous post, I elaborated on how you can connect your Arduino to your development machine and write a simple Windows Universal application to control a relay. Now, because we don’t want to check our device manager for the correct USB address every… Continue Reading →

Deploy Windows IoT for Arduino control and write a simple PoC

In this post I’ll elaborate on a proof of concept for the Automated Greenhouse. This was also the perfect time to test Windows IoT for controlling the Arduino. The setup You’ll need a development machine supporting Visual Studio 2015, an Arduino, a… Continue Reading →

Building an automated greenhouse

We have a small space of roughly 2m x 2m aside our garden shed that’s served no purpose in the past 3 years. With spring kicking in, I might as well start using it to grow some vegetables and join… Continue Reading →