Web Platform

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Project Summary
Name: Web Platform
Buy it: Get one for Discontinued at Seeed Studio
Price: Discontinued
Status: Mature
Manufacturing: Discontinued
Forum: Web Platform Forum
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The Dangerous Prototypes web platform is a tiny server designed for networked hacks where a full PC is inconvenient. There’s lots of interesting projects that bridge the internet to microcontrollers, but most of them have a PC in the middle to handle network stuff. This business card-sized internet appliance can connect to web services, control physical objects from a browser interface, or email sensor status reports; no PC intermediary required!

Contents

Overview

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Introduction

My web platform has just arrived. Now what?

Learn about the web platform design.

The original web platform blog post has been moved here and updated. You can still find the original article and comments here.

Downloads

Hardware

See the example HardwareProfile.h file for a complete list of peripheral connections.

Hacks

Firmware

Introduction

Microchip TCP/IP stack

The Microchip TCP/IP stack is freely available, but we can't distribute the code. There is now an archive of older versions, Microchip Application Libraries v2010-02-09 (TCPIP stack v5.20b) should work.

uIP TCP/IP stack

uIP is an open source TCP/IP stack that currently has fewer features than the Microchip stack.

FreeRTOS

Contiki

Other demos

Bootloader

The web platform uses the ds30 Loader GPL licensed bootloader.

Help

We're here to help when you need it.

Links

These general tutorials from the main page apply to the web platform.

Software

Datasheets

Drivers

License

  • PCB art: CC-0/ CC-BY-SA*
  • Bootloader: GPL (from ds30 Loader project)
  • Firmware: CC-0 (see source, excluding Microchip TCP/IP stack)
  • The web platform is a development board and we believe that you should be able to use it (or parts of it) however you want. We release our parts of the PCB and schematic into the public domain (or Creative Commons 0, your choice). All recent hardware files use custom parts, but the first version of the web platform used a FTDI chip and USB jack from SparkFun's CC-BY-SA part library and were CC-BY-SA.