Blog Posts

Designing the nRF9160 Feather

Whenever I design a board, I optimize as much as possible. Layer count, part count and even part location can play a big role in how much assemblies cost later down the road. In…

2020.5.20 · 9 Minute Read

Prototyping to Launch

Populating (or stuffing) circuit boards can be a messy process. Its fraught with high heat, chemicals and teeny tiny parts. What could go wrong? In this post you’re learn how I…

2020.5.11 · 11 Minute Read

My Latest Self Hosted Hugo Workflow

After hosting with Netlify for a few years, I decided to head back to self hosting. Theres a few reasons for that but the main reasoning was that I had more control over how things…

2020.3.27 · 14 Minute Read

Meet Pyrinas a New Way to Use Your Xenon

Talk about how Particle’s Mesh deprecation announcement, many have been left to figure out how to deploy their low power sensor networks. There was always the option of using…

2020.3.10 · 15 Minute Read

How to Compile Caddy 2.0 on FreeBSD 12

If you’re just as excited about Caddy 2.0 as I am, you probably can’t wait to install it. Unfortunately, there are some extra hoops you need to go through to install it on a…

2020.3.6 · 6 Minute Read

Particle Mesh Deprecation Livestream Reaction

Particle held a Q&A session last week. I listened in and took some notes. I know many of you are upset. I’m not exactly pleased myself. I digress, here are a few key takeaways and…

2020.2.3 · 8 Minute Read

How to Develop Particle Iot Apps Using NativeScript

If you’re developing any type of IoT product, inevitably you’ll need some type of mobile app. While there are easy ways, they’re not for production use. In this tutorial, we’ll…

2020.1.26 · 10 Minute Read

How to Manage Your Eagle Libraries

Wrangling your bill of materials can be rough. I’ve seen many engineers fall before the great three headed spreadsheet of doom. It’s tedious work and it’s often filled with…

2019.12.23 · 9 Minute Read

How-to Event Handling on Particle Mesh

Deploying devices using Particle’s Cloud is easy. Publishing to the cloud is dead easy. Finding a reliable way to do the opposite can be.. complicated. This is especially true for…

2019.11.24 · 5 Minute Read

Particle Mesh App Highlights

The Particle application for iPhone and Android can be a handy tool. Particle has been working hard on improvements to make it more versatile than it used to be. No longer are the…

2019.10.21 · 4 Minute Read