Electric Imp and 150,000 other makers of great things meet at Maker Faire 2016

At Maker Faire this weekend, May 20-22, Electric Imp is demonstrating a number of projects utilizing the Electric Imp Developer Kit (Maker Faire special $20 at the event). All of the projects are feeding to a dweet.io dashboard, and all of the code used in the demos can be downloaded from Electric Imp’s Maker Faire

Beta version of Amazon Web Services and Kinesis Firehose libraries posted

Developers interested in working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) now have an easy way to integrate it with their imp-based project thanks to the beta release of Electric Imp’s forthcoming AWS library. The library code contains a Squirrel class that can be used to generate correctly structured requests intended for AWS endpoints, sign the requests

Code share: Community member posts driver for TI FDC2114

Forum contributor @scottalucas has posted a driver class that allows you to integrate Texas Instruments’ FDC2114 EMI-resistant 12-Bit

How to add a TMP36 temperature sensor to your project

If you’re looking to incorporate Analog Devices’ TMP36 solid-state temperature sensor into your imp-based project, Frank Braswell of

You’ve got mail! A physical mailbox sensor project

For the past few weeks, I’ve been using the Electric Imp platform to prototype an Internet-connected mailbox. The device, which is roughly half the size of a postcard, is designed to let users track the physical mail that they send and receive. It has also been an opportunity to go through the process of designing

Electric Imp adds five new web service, utility and hardware code libraries

We’ve posted a handful of new code libraries that are ready to be included and used in your

Using Electric Imp’s Plot.ly library and Environment Tail sensors

Plotly is an online service that provides an easy way to graph and share data sets. Its capabilities

One year on: ORBneXT unwraps colorful kit for customizers

Advanced Lumonics Labs’ ORBneXt is an always-on, real-time desktop data display that allows you to track a virtually endless array of data. It lets you to visualize important information with colors that provide instant knowledge at a glance. ORBneXt is based on the Electric Imp platform, of course, and we’re proud to have Advanced Lumonics

How to create your own desktop tools with the Build API

Electric Imp’s Build API comprises a set of HTTPS endpoints you can call in code to perform the same tasks that the web-hosted IDE provides. Now, the IDE is a good development tool for imp-based projects, but for some developers it has a few limitations. For instance, you can’t download models to your computer, whether