Chrome RTL-SDR receiver app updated

When it comes to the RTL-SDR dongle, there’s an app for that! (At least a Chrome app.) The Chrome app store has the updated RTL-SDR Radio Receiver app available for download. It’s free and open source and is written 100% in Javascript. “Receive and listen to FM and AM radio broadcasts on your browser or […]

Cylon.js, a JavaScript robotics framework using Node.js

Team Cylon.js has just released full support for the Intel Edison in Cylon.js their open source robotics & IoT framework: Cylon.js is a JavaScript framework for robotics and physical computing built on top of Node.js. It provides a simple, but powerful way to create solutions that incorporate multiple, different hardware devices concurrently. You can find more […]

AmbientMonitor Arduino Javascript dashboard project

Luca Dentella posted an example on his blog about creating a full-working dashboard for Arduino (charts and gauges) in Javascript, running entirely in a web browser without the need for a webserver.without the needing of a webserver it runs entirely in a web browser. In this implementation, Luca uses the Arduino connected to an AM2302 […]

Espruino JavaScript interpreter for low power ARM Microcontrollers

Gordon writes in about Espruino, a JavaScript interpreter for Microcontrollers: Espruino is a JavaScript Interpreter for low power ARM Microcontrollers (MCUs) All you need is a serial terminal, and you can program interactively with high level language features like Maps, Objects, and Garbage Collection. Espruino is currently available for OLIMEXINO-STM32, LeafLabs Maple, Many ‘HY’ branded 2.4/2.8/3.2″ LCD […]

PhoneGap cross platform development using HTML5 + cloud

“PhoneGap is a standards-based, open-source development framework for building cross-platform mobile apps with HTML, CSS and JavaScript for iPhone/iPad, Google Android, Windows Phone 7, Palm, Symbian, BlackBerry and more. Write a PhoneGap app once with HTML and Javascript and deploy it to any mobile device without losing features of a native app.” With PhoneGap you […]

OpenHack Europe: Node.js and practical hacking with Javascript

The Yahoo-sponsored OpenHack Europe 2011 is in progress in Bucharest, Romania. One of the latest presentations was Reid Burke’s Achieving Greatness with Node.js. While only the slides are available at this time, they are quite informative and include links to additional content. If you’re wondering how this relates to open source hardware, see slides 24-25. […]

Processing releases Processing.js v1.1

Processing.js is the sister project of the popular Processing visual programming language, designed for the web. Processing.js makes your data visualizations, digital art, interactive animations, educational graphs, video games, etc. work using web standards and without any plug-ins. You write code using the Processing language, include it in your web page, and Processing.js does the […]