If you’re a fan of GoLang then your options are limited in the embedded world. So, here’s a couple of options for you with a working bare metal example for an STM32 MCU written entirely in Go. Continue reading Running GoLang on an STM32 MCU. A quick tutorial.
This is the second part of my video on building a simple PCB using EasyEDA. This time we’ll be taking a look at how to use a solder stencil, placing SMD components, soldering using kitchen equipment and how to fix up your mistakes. Continue reading Make a PCB from scratch using EasyEDA // Part 2 // Tutorial
A follow-up to my video tutorial: “Program an Atmel SAM without an IDE”. I’ve created a Docker container on GitHub with a complete ASF build chain. Ready to go. Go for it! Continue reading Atmel Software Framework and build chain in a Docker container
I’ve been asked this question a couple times. How do you program an Atmel SAM MCU without a boot loader or the Arduino IDE?
In this video I’ll show you how to do this using Linux and an Atmel In-Circuit Debugger. Continue reading Program an Atmel SAM without an IDE. // Tutorial
This is the first video in the LinuxFu series designed to take you from knowing nothing about Linux to knowing everything. This first episode we’ll be looking at a bit of history, what Linux is and what makes it so special. Continue reading LinuxFu #01: What Is Linux? // Technology
Multiplexing was first used in the 1870s, but what is it and how is it used? What are the various types of multiplexing? What about keyboard matrices and Charlieplexing? Continue reading Multiplexing: Doing more with less. // Technology
What is I2C? How does it work? This is another QuickBits video giving you a brief overview of how I2C works. Continue reading What is I2C? How does it work? // Technology
This QuickBits video I’ll be taking a look at what LoRa is and why it’s becoming so popular. Continue reading What is LoRa? // Technology
How to save around US$623 by scavenging from junk. If you live in a country that has regular roadside junk collection, they can be a goldmine of electronics spare parts. Continue reading Saving Electronics: What Can You Save? // Tutorial
Setting up the Mosquitto MQTT Broker is pretty easy. In this video I’ll show you how to setup a Broker in under 5 minutes. Continue reading MQTT Mosquitto on a Pi Zero W in under 5 minutes // Tutorial
This QuickBits video will show you two ways to setup your Raspberry Pi Zero W from scratch without a keyboard or screen using WiFi or USB connectivity. This is often called a headless setup. Continue reading Headless Pi Zero W: 2 easy ways of connecting // Tutorial
In this QuickBits episode we’ll be seeing why MQTT was invented, what it is, how it works and why it’s so popular with FaceBook, Amazon and Makers alike. Continue reading What Is MQTT? // Technology