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JavaScript and Internet Controlled Hardware Prototyping

Jonathan LeBlanc (PayPal + Braintree)
Open Hardware
E147/148
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The electronics maker movement has led a massive shift in how people are re-engineering the world around them through rapid hardware prototyping. With the rise of inexpensive, wifi and bluetooth low energy enabled electronics, this hardware revolution is internet and mobile controlled, all through simple bridges to build the electronics intelligence in familiar web languages.

In this session, we will play with Arduino microcontrollers and JavaScript to take a first dive into the world of internet controlled electronics, exploring topics such as:
- Setting up an Arduino to be controlled through web APIs
- Using JavaScript language bridges on the Arduino
- The future of web controlled hardware prototyping

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Jonathan LeBlanc

PayPal + Braintree

Jonathan LeBlanc is an Emmy award winning software engineer, author of the O‚ÄôReilly book “Programming Social Applications”, and the head of North American Developer Evangelism at PayPal. Specializing in user identity concepts, hardware to web interconnectivity, data mining techniques, as well as open source initiatives around social engagement, Jonathan works on the development of emerging initiatives towards building a more user-centric web.

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