Blog Posts

How to Upgrade Particle Mesh Device OS

In this excerpt from my upcoming guide on Particle Mesh, you’ll learn the different ways to upgrade the OS on your Particle Mesh device. That way you can un-bork your device or add…

2019.9.9 · 4 Minute Read

How to Presence Tracking Using Particle Argon

Ever want to add presence or location tracking to a project? Frustrated by the solutions (or lack thereof)? Do not worry, you’re not the only one! In this post you’ll learn how to…

2019.9.8 · 19 Minute Read

The Hackster Soracom Contest

I recently participated in a contest on Hackster sponsored by Soracom. I poured my heart into the project with little time I had before heading out of town for a few months. The…

2019.8.27 · 4 Minute Read

5 Reasons Your Company Needs an Item Master

Business success in a hardware world is centered around the concept of a part. You track inventory by part. You organize your bill of materials (BOM) by part. You track assembly…

2019.8.19 · 5 Minute Read

How to Un-brick Particle Mesh Using J-link

If you anything like me, you break stuff. (Like.. all the time.) This quick tutorial is about how to un-brick a Particle Mesh board using J-Link. This method may seem scary. It…

2019.8.6 · 4 Minute Read

2 Best Ways to Get Particle Mesh Working With Blynk

Writing an app takes time. It takes even more time to write one that works with hardware. Luckily there’s a solution to this problem. Enter Blynk. It’s an app that connects to your…

2019.7.28 · 10 Minute Read

Seven Ways to Optimize Your Site for Speed

Web rankings are dictated by how fast you serve your content. You need to optimize to get that top spot. As an added benefit your visitors will thank you. (or not even notice — a…

2019.7.22 · 11 Minute Read

How to Use Particle's Powerful Bluetooth API

I was defeated. I had spent the whole night trying to get a Bluetooth Low Energy project working. It was painful. It was frustrating. I was ready to give up. That was during the…

2019.7.15 · 13 Minute Read

How to Define a Protocol Buffer Bluetooth: Part 3

In Part 1 we’ve learned the anatomy of a Protocol Buffer. In Part 2 we’ve learned how a Bluetooth Low Energy Service gets pieced together on the Nordic NRF52 SDK. This final post…

2019.7.11 · 5 Minute Read