Chapter 11. Building with Node.js and tiny computers
This chapter covers
- Getting started with Node.js hardware development on single-board computer (SBC) platforms
- Corralling components and setting up a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B system
- Adapting a Johnny-Five weather station app to work on several different platforms—Tessel 2, Raspberry Pi, Arduino, and BeagleBone Black
- Working with the GPIO-rich BeagleBone Black open source SBC
Single-board computers (SBCs) are tiny powerhouses that combine general-purpose computing with the characteristics of embedded systems (figure 11.1). These itty-bitty computers pack a host of peripherals and goodies into ...