The meandering journey of NodeBots Interchange

Published: Tuesday, January 26th 2016

What started as a plan to simply make components work a bit better with NodeBots turned into a way of managing any firmware using JavaScript.

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7 posts tagged open source

  • Making the move to metalsmith

    I moved this site from WP to metalsmith.io in order to get a more pure authoring experience. The result is good, though there were a few gotchas along the way.

    A 9 minute read (1.8k words)

  • Should JavaScript devs build real things?

    JavaScript is leaving the browser and entering the real world. Is this just a bunch of web devs playing with hardware or are we starting to see a fundamental shift in the direction web technologies are taking?

    A 24 minute read (4.7k words)

  • Web Facilitated Play in the Real World

    How can physical interaction with digital media augment the experience of both and what part does the web have to play in this space?

    A 9 minute read (1.7k words)

  • Is this the end of Windows Server?

    A sacred cow has been bumped off over at Micrsoft with Linux now available in Azure instances. This is a major change in the server OS world.

    A 6 minute read (1.1k words)

  • Humanising the Internet of Things

    Just making your device "smart" isn't enough - it needs to also be usable. The human aspects of IoT are consistently forgotten in this new interaction space.

    A 12 minute read (2.3k words)

  • Towards a sensor commons

    A quiet revolution is taking place in the Internet of Things world and it isn't one being orchestrated top down by the companies who want to Internet enable everything and make smart cities.

    A 18 minute read (3.5k words)

  • Device API - Applications of DeviceMotion & DeviceOrientation

    Modern smartphones are jam-packed with sensors attached to them. This data is now available for use in the mobile web browser too. Here's some things you can do with them.

    A 7 minute read (1.3k words)