What I teach in my class at Makers

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When I started my electronics class, I was not sure how it would go. After months, the students finally write actual code that does something more than blink...

A simple Arduino kitchen timer

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As an example for beginners, I needed an example program that does a simple thing, with very few standard functions of Arduino. Here is an example Arduino pr...

Simple doorbell button example with esphome

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esphome is a framework for ESP32 and ESP8266 with which you can create simple devices by just writing YAML files instead of writing code. I choose esphome wh...

Review: fab-manager

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Recently, I found a hidden gem; fab-manager. I was looking for a solution to manage machine reservations for customers. Possible alternatives are: writing a ...

Supporting honest business: an electrician

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Many tourists say Cambodian people are nice, easygoing, and friendly. While it is an aspect of the people, there are other points of view. In this post, I wo...

A kitchen Comes to Makers

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Finally, we have a kitchen at Makers, Siem Reap. It is an open-air, shared kitchen at our garden. We needs more for it, but at least, you can make simple foo...

Say goodbye to ESP8266

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ESP8266 has been quite popular. After years of community efforts, it was the de-facto platform for WiFi-enabled projects. Espressif, the chip vendor of ESP82...

Introducing our electronics class

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It has been a while since I started my electronics basic class for local students. I have four students, most of them knew nothing about electronics, or prog...

Review: OpenLog, a simple logging device

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I bought a small module built around ATMega328p. It is a serial port logger device with an SD card slot. Here is why you need it, why it is useful, and how y...