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Python on Hardware

A whole generation of programmers have now grown up with the web, where JavaScript is the de facto language for creating dynamic user interfaces and managing databases. Alongside them is another, even larger, group who have made Python the de facto language of science, engineering, data analysis, and most recently machine learning.

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2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Are you looking for inexpensive gifts that will challenge and engage the recipients mind? This year Digi-Key has put together a list of a few products that will do just that.

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Gentleman Maker: How to Build Your Own Smart Umbrella

With the Gentleman Maker's SmartBrella, you can get to-the-minute readings for the weather just outside your door.

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LulzBot SL Tool Head | Maker Minute

LulzBot offers their Aerostruder v2 micro tool head. With layers less than one-third the thickness of a penny, think small.

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In this project we'll build an interactive cardboard fireplace with LEDs and a motorized Grinch!

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Gentleman Maker How to Build Your Own Smart Brewer

Have you ever found yourself without the proper libations for a party — or just in need of a hobby that produces tangible and delicious rewards?

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Lincoln High School Maker Space Digi-Key Takeover Edition

A couple of months ago we were approached by Stacey Leake of the Makerspace at Lincoln High School to help her showcase their new space and all of the tools and gadgets they currently have available for students to use.

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Want Cheap Water Insurance? Ever come across water in your home where you didn't want it? Basement drain stopped up? Toilet overflow? Sink drain pipe fail? Spring a leak under your dishwasher? I've had all of these happened and I wish I had an immediate warning. 5 parts. Really.

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Ever wonder what the world’s most powerful handheld electric leaf blower looks like?

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Nordic Semiconductor nRF52840 Dongle | Maker Minute

Nordic semiconductor offers their nRF52840 dongle, which is a small, low-cost USB dongle for Bluetooth Low Energy, Bluetooth mesh, Thread, ZigBee, 802.15.4, ANT, and 2.4 gigahertz proprietary applications using the nRF52840 SoC.

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How to Create Your Own IoT-Controlled NeoPixel

We have learned how to communicate with the micro:bit via a serial port, how to control NeoPixels, and about Adafruit IO.

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How To Use Basic MQTT on Arduino

MQTT is a lightweight transfer protocol aimed at small IoT enabled devices.

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