Tag Archives: Arduino

[Book Review] Arduino Android Blueprints

This is the review of the book Arduino Android Blueprints that I recently read. Before we get into the review please read the following disclaimer. Disclaimer: I received a free copy of the book by the publisher for me to review it. There was no condition that the review should be only positive and I […]

Programming Arduino Using Makefile

I gave a talk about how to “Program Arduino using Makefile” at Arduino Day 2015 Workbench projects, a community makerspace located at Ulsoor, Bangalore. In the talk I briefly talked about Arduino, then why you may need to use alternatives for Arduino IDE and then talked about my Arduino Makefile project and showed some demos […]

Arduino Makefile v1.3.4 released

After about two months of active development, I am happy to announce the availability of v1.3.4 of Arduino Makefile. New Features The following are some of the new features in this release Added support for compiling assembler code List board name as well as tag in make show_boards Support for Emacs Flymake Support for building […]

Arduino Makefile updates

It’s been a while since I announced the release of v1.1.0 of Arduino Makefile. After that we have made 5 releases and have added lot of cool new features and the current version of the project is 1.3.3. In this post, I will try to mention most of the new features and bug fixes that […]

Having fun with hardware

I just gave a talk titled “Having fun with hardware” in “Art, Design and Electronics” workshop. Slides I have uploaded the slides that I used for my talk to my slideshare account. You can download the slides or view them below. You can also checkout my other presentations and slides from my talks page.

Arduino Makefile v1.1.0 released

After a couple of months of development, I am proud to annouce v1.1.0 of Arduino Makefile. New Features The following are some of the new features in this release Support for ChipKIT 2013 Ability to set fuses without burning a bootloader Ability to specify OPTIMIZATION_FLAGS based on target Support for usbtiny and usbasp In addition […]

Use Arduino as an ISP programmer to program non-Arduino AVR microcontrollers

After reading my recent tutorial on using Arduino code in non-Arduino microcontrollers, one of my readers asked me if it is possible to use Arduino as an ISP programmer to program these micro controllers, instead of using a separate dedicated AVR programmer. The answer is a definite yes and I use it all the time, […]