by Renaun Erickson (@renaun) on Monday, July 22, 2013

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Section
Full talk

Technical level
Beginner

Objective

Attendees will learn the basics of Arduino and how it works. They will then learn how to communicate with an Arduino board using the Chrome Serial API.

Description

Did you want to learn how to control a custom LED light, create a home automation system, or Nerf missile tracking system? Well others all started those projects using Arduino. Arduino allows you to build custom electronic projects very easy. What better way to control the Arduino systems you build then using your browser. The Chrome Serial API allows just for that, come learn how this all works in this session.

Requirements

Basic understanding of JavaScript and Chrome apps.

Speaker bio

Renaun Erickson is a Technical Evangelist at Adobe Systems. Renaun has worked on projects using web and mobile technologies for over 7 years. Renaun can be found at his blog http://renaun.com/blog and at twitter @renaun. You can check out a bunch of his open sourced examples and code libraries at https://github.com/renaun. When he's not programming, Renaun enjoys playing games, the outdoors, archeology, driving a Jeep, and spending time with his family.