All Posts

Playing with Raspberry Pi: GPIO Pins and Traffic Lights in Java

Having written guides describing how to use the Low Voltage Labs traffic lights with the Raspberry Pi for Python (read Python article), Node.js (read Node.js article), C (read C artic...

In Raspberry Pi, Technology, IoT, Java, Oct 01, 2018

GPIO Access in C with Raspberry Pi: Traffic Lights

Having written guides describing how to use the Low Voltage Labs traffic lights with the Raspberry Pi for Python (read Python article), Node.js (read Node.js article), Java (read Java...

In Raspberry Pi, Technology, C, Sep 06, 2018

Raspberry Pi Coding with Node.js: Traffic Lights

I realized I’ve written guides describing how to use the Low Voltage Labs traffic lights with the Raspberry Pi for Python (read Python article), Java (read Java article), C (read C ar...

In Raspberry Pi, Technology, IoT, JavaScript, Node.js, Jul 29, 2018

Writing Google Cloud Functions with Python 3

This is my third and final article looking at new features in Google Cloud functions as Google starts to narrow the gap to Amazon’s AWS Lambda product. Until recently Node.js 6 was th...

In Cloud, GCP, Python, Serverless, Jul 26, 2018

You Can Now Write Google Cloud Functions with Node.js 8

In my previous article looking at environment variables with Google Cloud Functions I noted that one of the downsides of using them is the relatively old Node.js 6 runtime that Google...

In Cloud, GCP, Node.js, JavaScript, Serverless, Jul 24, 2018

Using Environment Variables with Google Cloud Functions

Google’s Cloud Functions have been around for a little while now. The product works well with other Google Cloud Platform offerings and provides a scalable, event-driven runtime for s...

In Cloud, GCP, Node.js, JavaScript, Serverless, Jul 16, 2018

Writing a systemd Service in Node.js on Raspberry Pi

Node.js (a server side JavaScript runtime) is a popular choice for writing software on the Raspberry Pi single board computers that run Raspbian (a variant of Debian Linux). Developer...

In Raspberry Pi, Linux, Node.js, Jul 07, 2018

Raspberry Pi Coding in Go: Traffic Lights

I’ve been learning the Go programming language recently. As an exercise, I decided to revisit a past article that looked at working with traffic lights on the Raspberry Pi in Python i...

In Raspberry Pi, Technology, IoT, Golang, May 24, 2018

Visualizing Room Climate Data with Conectric’s IoT Sensors, Elasticsearch & Grafana

At Conectric we recently launched our new IoT Gateway product with an accompanying suite of wireless, battery powered sensors. In this article we’ll take a closer look at how to use ...

In Grafana, Node.js, JavaScript, IoT, Elasticsearch, Mar 15, 2018

Door Open Alerts with Twilio and Conectric's IoT Sensor Product for Node.js

At Conectric we recently launched our new IoT Gateway product with an accompanying suite of wireless, battery powered sensors. In this article we’ll take a closer look at how to use o...

In Twilio, Node.js, JavaScript, IoT, Mar 09, 2018