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The BeagleBone Revisited

As the BeagleBone approaches one year old a look how it compares with its slightly younger, not-so-distant but arguably more glamorous relative, Raspberry Pi. When the BeagleBone was announced it caused quite a stir with its combination of a reasonably powerful ARM-based SoC, hacker-friendly nature and low price point. However, it wasn’t long before it …

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Wireless Arduino Control Using the BeagleBone Black or Raspberry Pi

Introduction If you have been looking for an easy and inexpensive way to wirelessly integrate an Arduino and a BeagleBone Black (BBB), or Raspberry Pi (RPi) look no further, this tutorial will show you how! What You Will Need A BeagleBone Black Microcontroller with the Debian 2014-05-14 image installed or RPi with wheezy installed. An …

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Controlling an Adafruit SSD1306 SPI OLED With a Beaglebone Black

What Are We Doing Here? In an earlier post I described how to use the py-gaugette library to drive an Adafruit 128×32 monochrome OLED display from a Raspberry Pi, and a followup article added high-quality fonts. I’ve now updated the library to run on the BeagleBone Black and to support Adafruit’s larger 128×64 display. On …

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