February 22, 2017
In this ever-evolving world of IoT, the makers and developers have to keep their information log updated to stay relevant in the field. Having said that, it is not easy because of the lack of time and a one-stop site to get all the information. Understanding this need, we have come up with a weekly […]
February 6, 2017
To satisfy our voracious appetite for economical, easily-programmable, and open source hardware to bring our imagination to life,  technology giants such as  Broadcom, Intel, Texas Instruments, Samsung, and Qualcomm have come up with their own single- board computers. But none of them were successful in replacing Raspberry Pi. Recently, Asus, the Taiwanese chip major, recently […]
January 22, 2017
In recent times, the Internet of Things is ubiquitous and is now a popular domain in the developer community. According to research by Statista, there are 6.21 million developers working in IoT and 5.36 million developers planning to work in IoT in next 6 months. If you want to get started in IoT and are […]
December 30, 2016
In 1995, JavaScript emerged as programming language to create web pages. Brendan Eich developed JavaScript with syntax similar to C, but nobody believed that JavaScript would play a major role in development of commercial softwares. In 1997, JavaScript was made a standard through ECMA international. But what gave the required firepower to JavaScript from breaking […]
December 29, 2016
2017 is round the corner and it's time to build a checklist of New Year resolutions. And I am sure one resolution is common among all the IoT developers, i.e, contributing to open source IoT projects. If you are looking for interesting open source IoT projects to contribute to, I have compiled a list of […]
December 21, 2016
In  2011, Lucy Zhang, Ben Davenport and Jon Perlow joined Facebook and started building the Facebook messenger. A major hurdle in their endeavor was long latency when sending a message. The method that they were using to send messages was reliable but slow. They were also able to optimize it to a certain extent. A […]
December 7, 2016
On March 11, 2011, the most intense earthquake in Japanese history hit its north east coast — magnitude 9.0. The earthquake was so powerful that it severely damaged buildings, road, and rail infrastructure in Tokyo, which was 373 km away from the epicenter. This was an undersea megathrust earthquake. Fifty minutes after the earthquake, tsunami waves […]
November 22, 2016
The power of Open Source is the power of the people.  The people rule                                                               - Philippe Kahn (the creator of world’s first camera phone) […]
November 11, 2016
I have been to quite a few IoT conferences, informal meetups, and listened to webinars and podcasts. During the Q & A or networking sessions, the questions that are most commonly asked by most attendees are about the security and interoperability of IoT devices. These concerns are genuine considering the recent Distributed Denial of Service […]
October 28, 2016
In  the previous article, we studied the basic structure of Arduino programming with examples. Now, in this article let’s look at a few more Arduino programming concepts like the following: if statement if else statement for loop while loop do while loop pinMode digitalRead digitalWrite analogRead analogWrite if statement The “if” statement is a conditional […]