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Having fun with hardware

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Slides from my talk about "having fun" with Hardware

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Having fun with hardware

  1. 1. Having fun with Hardware Sudar Muthu (@sudarmuthu) http://hardwarefun.com http://github.com/sudar
  2. 2. Who Am I?
  3. 3. Unfortunately No Demo Today 
  4. 4. I just spawned a new process ;) http://sudarmuthu.com/blog/spawned-a-new-process
  5. 5. Having fun with Hardware MY STORY
  6. 6. I was Someone who hated electronics
  7. 7. Not anymore ;)
  8. 8. That’s because of Arduino http://hardwarefun.com/news/hello-world
  9. 9. Arduino • • • • • Extremely beginner friendly Lots of examples to get your hands dirty Lots of 3rd party libraries Shields are available to do anything Fully opensource (both hardware & software)
  10. 10. Some tips for getting started • • • • • Start with some small, but yet complete project Decide at what level of abstraction you want to work Don’t stop if you are struck If possible do your first project in a group Open source your work
  11. 11. Checkout some of my works • Asimi – My first bot - http://hardwarefun.com/projects/asimi • Arduino Libraries and other projects http://hardwarefun.com/projects • My talks, slides etc – http://sudarmuthu.com/my-talks • Arduino Makefile http://hardwarefun.com/tutorials/compiling-arduinosketches-using-makefile • Building robots using Arduino tutorial http://hardwarefun.com/tutorials/building-robots-usingarduino
  12. 12. THANK YOU

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