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11. Your First Circuit Board

Christopher Harrold1 
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Denver, CO, USA
 
Congratulations on completing the prototype labs and building out your first functioning smart device(s). Getting to the point where you have working sensors, actual data, and can start to really see how all these things work together is a huge step on the smart device journey. At this point, you have also probably figured out the reason why building on a breadboard is good for prototypes and not a lot else. If you aren’t sure why, move your device around a bunch, drop it for good measure (from a low altitude!), and otherwise use it. It will not take long ...

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