Setting up InfluxDB and Grafana for storing and viewing Arduino measured sensor values

Arduino InfluxDB Grafana

Arduino and its related products are undoubtedly very popular among hobbyists and even professionals. One of the areas of interest with hobbyists and professionals is interfacing with many different sensors such as temperature, humidity, light, etc. The simplest method would be storing measured values on an SD card or transmitting …

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STM8 Tutorial 2 – Implementing a simple delay function

stm8s003f3 LED blinking board

STM8 Series of microcontrollers, the 8-bit series of STMicroelectronics, are cheap but powerful micros which provide a good value and performance to your simple projects. The problem is, these series are not geared toward hobby market. While there are fantastic tools like STM32CubeMX software pack and the HAL library which …

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STM8 Tutorial 1 – How to read the datasheet

STM8S003F3 Evaluation Board

STM8 Series of microcontrollers, the 8-bit series of STMicroelectronics, are cheap but powerful micros which provide a good value and performance to your simple projects. The problem is, these series are not geared toward hobby market. While there are fantastic tools like STM32CubeMX software pack and the HAL library which …

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Transmitting strings and numerical values by USART in STM32 microcontrollers

stm32f407 Discovery

Have you ever wondered how to send strings and numbers using USART in micro-controllers? No worries! The answer is here! The other day I was cleaning up and giving some order to  my STM32 based projects, to extract various useful utilities and functions that I wrote for my work or university …

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