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Programming Particle Shields

In this chapter we are going to be looking at Particle shields and add-on boards that are available and how these can make your projects a little bit easier without all the unnecessary circuit design and testing. Many shields are available that can assist with your projects, including power, relay, Joint Test Action Group (JTAG), Arduino shield, big button, and many more. We are going to be looking at all of these in detail and show you how you can use them in your projects.

Shield Shield

Sometimes when using two different electronic devices, the two do not match up because of the different voltages the two systems use. The Photon uses 3.3-V standard on the digital and analog pins, but more conventional devices ...

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