Have you heard? I am working on a book, JavaScript on Things: Hardware for Web Developers. It’s already in early release (MEAP) from Manning Publications, so you can start reading it today! Read an excerpt from chapter 3 right now for free.

I just gave a whirlwind, pragmatic talk about Service Worker at Smashing Conf NYC June 13th. Looking for the notes and source examples? Here’s the repo!

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The interstitial and intro videos made for conferences don't get a lot of press, but the art production in some is superb. Here are two great examples.

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You’re thinking of starting out on a journey to learn about electronics and IoT. Which development platform should you start with?

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A minute-long excerpt from a recent talk about Service Workers: a whirlwind explanation of JS Promises.

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Understanding Ohm's Law thoroughly changed my whole reality—it's the key to infinite electronics hackery. But I couldn't just let the standard hydraulic-based (water) metaphors be my guide. I had to involve gnomes.

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Four months ago, I upped stakes from my hometown and moved thousands of miles to the middle of the forest in Vermont. I took a break from the Web and changed jobs. Everything has changed…or has it?

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There are several ways to use JavaScript to control physical objects. Lately I've been doing a lot using a host-client setup and the Johnny-five Node.js framework.


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