Monthly Archives: August 2015

How to Install the ESP8266 Board into the Arduino IDE    Send article as PDF   
There are a variety of development environments that can be used to program the ESP8266. The ESP8266 community created an add-on for the Arduino IDE that allows you to program the ESP8266 using the Arduino IDE and its programming language.

Ensure the Latest Node.js on Your Raspberry Pi    Send article as PDF   
This is just a quick tutorial explaining how you can install the latest version of Node.js on your Raspberry Pi.

How to connect & use a VGA Monitor with Raspberry PI

Raspberry Pi to VGA Mnitor    Send article as PDF   
For a while I have been looking into a compact Video Monitor to use with a Raspberry or Banana PI. Whilst in a opportunity shop looking for a couple of 12V, 2A+ plus powersupply, I discovered what appeared to be a brand new Dell E196FPf 19″ LCD Computer Monitor for a mere $10. I couldn’t resist. Although it is a 19″ Monitor, the display isn’t widescreen and measures 410mm x 340mm. This results in a reasonably compact footprint.

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