Raspberry Pi Tag

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="140"] Raspberry Pi is a trademark of the Raspberry Pi Foundation[/caption] In this tutorial we will show how you can program a Raspberry Pi using Eclipse and Java. We will wire a simple circuit and control it using the General Purpose I/O pins on the Pi. Finally, we will connect the output of the circuit to Twitter, making this a basic IoT device....

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[caption width="140" align="alignright"] Raspberry Pi is a trademark of the Raspberry Pi Foundation[/caption]As of recently, Oracle is providing a JVM for Raspberry Pi that performs well enough to use the Pi as an application server. Raspberry Pi and Java haven't been a great couple in the past, but with the new JVM that added native floating point operations this is history. If you are interested, here...

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Earlier this week I ordered a Raspberry Pi and it arrived today. For those of you who haven't heard of the Raspberry Pi, it's a low cost computer that includes HDMI (1080p) output, USB, Ethernet, an ARM processor (700Mhz) and 512Mb (or 256Mb) of RAM. The entire computer is the size of a credit card (or an Ontario Fishing License if you prefer), and can be...

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Serial communication is one of the ancient technologies in computing that is still relevant today. Its origins date back to the 1960's when serial communication was used between teletypewriters and modems. Today, serial interfaces can be found inside myriads of embedded systems where they transfer data between different components. A serial interface is also a common way to connect a PC to an embedded system....

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