ESP32 with Blynk - Lighting an LED over wifi

Recently, my friend Gector lent me a new microcontroller called the ESP32. They are fairly new to the market and have super cool wifi, bluetooth, and networking capabilities! Since I’ve been in the area of networking projects for the past few days, I thought I’d play around with one.

Raspberry Pi IRC Server

As UTW is growing, we’re getting closer and closer to using a better platform for chatting (we’ve been using Discord up to this point, which has been fantastic). To get practice in networking ideas and to use my old Raspberry Pi B+, I decided to set up a small IRC server.

ArkenPi - Origins (hardware)

Final list of materials:

4x4x4 Rainbow LED Cube - Final product!

After connecting all the pins from the board into my Uno, all I had to do was plug in the power.

The Art of Debugging: A Kind of Book Review

Over the summer I read the book Debugging: The 9 Indispensable Rules For Finding the Most Elusive Software and Hardware Problems by David Agans.

Arkenpi - 3D Printed Case

Aaaand here she is!

ArkenpiTFT ...The Redo

I was fiddling around with calibrating the PiTFT plus last night, and unfortunately, the Pi started booting to the HDMI instead of the TFT again. Needless to say, I was very grumpy.

4x4x4 Rainbow LED Cube (hardware)