Jun 4, 2022, 6:20 PM
I have always liked a tree trunk as a cat tree. Now I had the opportunity to use a dead apricot tree. The result is a very pretty cat tree. Here is a short description of how Einstein and Newton got their new cat tree.
May 30, 2022, 11:17 PM
Great excitement in the Botanical Garden of the University of Vienna. After three years the Amorphophallus titanum blooms for the first time in Vienna. Of course I had to see this rare event on the spot.
May 16, 2022, 8:21 PM
How can a headless device be connected to a WLAN network? One possibility is SmartConfig, which makes provisioning very easy via smartphone. With this library for the ESP32, you only need a few lines of code to connect the device to the network.
Apr 19, 2022, 8:31 PM
The TMC2208 stepper motor driver from Trinamic is considered the reference as far as noise is concerned. Therefore I have developed a component for the ESP32, with which the TMC2208 can be controlled very easily via the UART interface.
Mar 31, 2022, 12:14 PM
The Raspberry Pi is getting more and more expensive and is poorly available. But what alternatives are there? I have decided to use the ESP32 as a new platform for my IoT projects. You can read about the reasons in this article.
Mar 8, 2022, 9:42 AM
Logging is one of the most important tools in software development. The Espressif IoT Development Framework offers a library for this purpose that logs to the UART interface by default. A setting allows the logs to be displayed in color.
Jan 27, 2022, 3:30 PM
With this component you can use the ESP32 microcontroller to find the time zone based on GPS coordinates. The required offline database is generated by a Java program and then stored on a flash chip.
Jan 19, 2022, 11:02 PM
Real hardware debugging with the ESP32 requires a JTAG debugger. This means that two USB ports are used on the PC. But it also works with only one USB connection.
Oct 13, 2021, 7:15 PM
The Raspberry PI does not have a battery-backed clock. Without a network, you therefore have neither the current time nor the current date. With a NEO-6M GPS module and a Python script, however, you can also get the time via the navigation system.
Jul 9, 2021, 7:00 PM
The Logitech Media Server, formerly also called Squeezebox Server, is the heart of the Squeezebox ecosystem. In this tutorial I describe the installation on a Raspberry 3B+ including a small display.