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

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Chapter 9. Building your own thing

This chapter covers

  • The endless possibilities of creating your own mashups using preexisting, low-voltage consumer electronics
  • Steps for creating your own inventions: prototyping, iterating, and debugging
  • Isolating circuits from each other using photocouplers
  • Analyzing datasheets and other software and firmware implementations to create your own software support for components
  • Encapsulating component behavior with custom Johnny-Five plugins and the J5 Collection mixin
  • Wrangling sophisticated sensors: processing complex data and managing configuration

For this chapter, you’ll need the following: ...

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