Developing programs for IoT devices, embedded computers, and other "smart" devices connecting
the "real" world has become a commonplace activity. Some of the concepts, language,
and tools may seem entirely foreign to even the most skilled programmers/developers.
I will be explaining terms, defining components, and demonstrating principles and
techniques, as well as answering burning questions like:
Do I have enough Amps?
Do I need a Pull-Up/Pull-Down Resistor?
What in the world is an I2C bus and how do I use it?
How do I read a schematic?
What is this "Magic Smoke" that I have heard so much about? Why is it bad for it to escape?!
Why do I need a DMM?
Why can't I just test live voltages with my tongue the way I do 9volt batteries?
Why do LEDs need a current limiting resistor?
Do I still need transistors in this digital age?
If these burning questions do not quite make sense to you, come to my talk! You will gain
knowledge of all of these questions and more.
Be sure to bring any electronics questions (burning or not), and I will get you an answer!