How to connect Lego Mindstorms NXT ev3 to Azure IoT Hub using node.js

Recently, I’ve played with node.js and Azure IoT Hub. You can see my previous blog posts here, here and here. And as I’m a huge fan of Lego, I’ve decided to connected my Lego Mindstorms ev3 (the new version of NXT) to Azure IoT Hub. Well, at the end of the day, the ev3 is…

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How to deploy a node.js site into Azure Web App to create a Website

There is quite a good documentation on the Azure website on how to deploy an Azure WebApp when using node.js and Git repository from a Mac. Documentation is here. I wanted to deploy the code thru FTP and deploy selected part of my project. My idea is to deploy the Device Explorer site I’ve build…

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Creating an Azure IoT Device Explorer in node.js, express and jade

After playing a bit with Azure IoT hub and building a webcam system with a RaspberryPi 2 running Linux in my previous article, I’ve decided to continue developing a bit in node.js to build a simple equivalent of the Device Explorer but in node.js. I’m not a node.js expert so there may be more efficient…

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Azure IoT Hub uploading a Webcam picture in an Azure blob with node.js on Windows and Linux

In my garden, I have couple of sensors and a greenhouse. In order to play with different technologies I’m using a RaspberryPI v1 (RPI) under Linux with an Atmel328 (same as in Arduino) for analogic data. And I wanted to test the new Azure IoT Hub. As I didn’t know anything on node.js, I‘ve decided…

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How to move Azure VM between subscriptions

I recently needed to move an Azure Virtual Machine from one subscription to another one. I read a LOT on how to do that and it looks super complicated. At the end of the day, I found an easy 3 steps way to make it, so sharing on this blog Step 1: Move the Azure…

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ESP8266 and Posting on Windows Azure using Mobile Services

The ESP8266 is a nice, cheap wifi board which does include multiple GPIO, SPI, I2C. It is usually integrated in small boards which does contains 2 GPIO + 1 UART for the basic 01 version. You can find them for few $, usually around 3$. It’s a low consumption board which can be powered by…

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Create a DHT11 C library using WiringPI on RaspberryPI and use it in Mono C#

I’m using various boards like RaspberryPI (1 and 2) as well as Arduino and Netduino. I have to say I’m a big fan of C#, so I try to use C# as much as I can. Based on the excellent WiringPI framework, I’ve ported equivalent of .NET Microframework classes to RaspberryPI (see previous post here,…

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Servo motor tester in NETMF (.NET Micro Framework) with Netduino

I rencently bought new servo motor as I needed some to pilot new switches in my Lego train. The problem is I didn’t found the same as the previous one. Another problem is that I needed to replace one which didn’t worked properly. And here came the main issue: find the boundaries of those servo…

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