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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), Node RED (read ...

In Raspberry Pi, Technology, IoT, Java,

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), Swift (read Swift article), Node.js (read Node....

In Raspberry Pi, Technology, C,

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), Swift (read Swift article), Node RED (...

In Raspberry Pi, Technology, IoT, JavaScript, Node.js,

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,

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,

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...

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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,

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,

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,

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,