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JavaScript on Things: Hacking hardware for web developers by Lyza Danger Gardner

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Chapter 8. Projects without wires

This chapter covers

  • Why hobby electronics projects need wires, and how to get rid of them
  • Using Johnny-Five with different I/O plugins on different platforms
  • Configuring and working with the Tessel 2 development platform
  • Adapting to 3.3 V logic levels and different pin configurations
  • Deploying code wirelessly to the Tessel 2
  • Taking advantage of the Node.js and npm ecosystem to create more complex software for the Tessel 2
  • Using batteries to go fully wires-free with the Tessel 2

For this chapter, you’ll need the following:

  • 1 Tessel 2 development board
  • 1 USB A to USB micro cable
  • 1 standard LED, ...

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