Lindy Wilkins is a Toronto based community organizer, educator, Maker, and general enthusiast. Lindy currently serving as a director at Site 3 coLaboratory, co-founder of Make Friends Monthly, and active member of the Toronto Maker scene.
This 2 hour workshop will give you all the knowledge you need to connect your Particle Arduino compatible microcontroller to the Internet! You’ll build a web interface to control it, collect data to a spreadsheet and connect to IFTTT for Twitter, SMS, email, weather, space station updates and much more data sources.
IIntermediate-level workshop, so we assume you already have basic knowledge in electronics and Arduino.
Important: you must set up your Particle Photon Microcontroller before the workshop. Follow this getting started guide: https://docs.particle.io/ guide/getting-started/start/ photon/
Make sure you have done these steps:
Download Particle smartphone app
Create a Particle account to log in
Connect your Particle Photon microcontroller to your account and to the wifi network
Log in to http://build.particle.io and upload and run Blink on your microcontroller