Got the Ethernet shield today, and was able to put together a simple circuit and hack up / modify a couple of existing sketches. I can now contact Twitter through the API, examine a tweet, and light the green LED if a certain word exists in that tweet, light up red if it doesn’t. Baby steps, but it’s starting to click.
Circuit hacking is fun!
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Hot dang I want one of those! What tantalizing possibilities it opens!
Richard, for sure. And there's so much sample code out there waiting to be remixed. My challenge right now is trying to narrow it down and focus, though I've got like five different ideas cooking already.
And if you want to interface with sensors, there are some great hardware libraries out there.
David – do you mean beyond detecting high/low from an IR or touch sensor? Are you thinking more along the lines of temperature, or sound pressure, or something? Any favorites?
I've been looking into reading GPS data, and I'm amazed at how nice the libraries for that are.
Wish you to a great time playing with it =) Got one for myself not to long ago. With Arduino around im in love with electronics again =)
Vovk – what have you been working on with it?
For now my goal is to teach myself how to programm avr chips, so im working on a litle project – wife controled toy car =) And i choosed arduino because it’s really easy to prototype with it.
*oh i got a little type in previous comment.
not wife controled car, but “wifi” =) )))
I like the idea of the wife-controlled AVR better :) Sounds cool.
I’m working on building a multi-color lamp that will display various patterns based on user activity at http://bucketlist.org (that site is a side project of mine). Going well so far!
“I like the idea of the wife-controlled AVR better :) ” but wives woud not agree =))))))))
Great idea! after “wife-controlled avr” i was thinking about colored lamp too. http://bucketlist.org is a nice project! And Django powered too =) I’m python addict and really like Django pony power =)
Hmm, maybe we need a Django+Arduino support group.
ah, interesting idea. Arduino, Raspberry Pi and ATMega Tiny looks promising.it sounds good to involve more people