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Tetris-like game for the Papilio and Arcade Megawing

Sometris is a Tetris-like game that Papilio user Peter Ivanov has written for the Papilio One and Arcade MegaWing, the game works with DesignLab 1.0.8. This is a tetris-like game for Papilio One 500K + Aracade Megawing. You need a

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DesignLab – Using Papilio as Stand Alone Logic Analyzer

The Papilio FPGA Logic Analyzer (PLA) kit is a fully featured logic analyzer that has its roots in the Open Bench Logic Sniffer (OLS) project. We took all the tricks we learned from designing the FPGA side of the Logic

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GadgetBox IoT Platform

GadgetFactory introduces the GadgetBox – a easy-to-use, versatile platform for creating IoT applications. GadgetBox tackles the biggest problems with current IoT devices – shield stacking, easily adding hardware, hardware compatibility, and an enclosure for your project. There are lots of

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MULTICOMP Z80 CP/M migrated to the Papilio Duo Platform!

  Hello Papilio fans today we got an awesome project to share with you! Our forum member jlcollado has managed to migrate the Grant Searle’s brillant work called MULTICOMP to the Papilio DUO, the final result is a very usable and complete Z80 soft-core based machine,

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Setting Up Your Own Arduino IoT Cloud Server – DZone IoT

With the just released GadgetBox IoT enclosures we have been on the hunt for server solutions to drive our IoT devices. We really like Blynk so far, but it is not free. So when we saw this VPS based solution we knew it

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Node-Red – A visual tool for wiring the Internet of Things

As we continue to puzzle out all the different approaches to create an IoT application something that caught our eye was Node-Red. It’s billed as a visual tool for wiring the Internet of Things. The home page says this: Node-RED

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See how a PCB is manufactured

What an incredibly helpful video! See first hand all the steps to manufacture a PCB. This answers all the questions I’ve always had when designing a board… Via EEVblog

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How to Run Your ESP8266 for Years on a Battery – Open Home Automation

  This is a topic that has a lot of significance for the GadgetBox platform. There are lots of IoT projects that need as much battery life as can be squeezed out of them. This awesome article explains how to

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How To Create You Own Design Displayed On A RGB LED Matrix With Your FPGA

Today´s article presents a fantastic video tutorial about designing and building your own FPGA RGB LED matrix to display anything you want. Nowadays it´s pretty easy to buy an RGB LED matrix on internet, so you only need to connect

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Use Your FPGA To Build Your Own Music Box

Today´s article presents an university project in which the author chose to increase his knowledge about FPGA´s by creating a Music Box. As with any other university work, this study is very well organized and there are chapters for literature

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