FBBC (GHI FBB Connectors)

GHI Electronics introduced their FBB (FEZ Building Blocks) to allow mounting of Gadgeteer components on plates and in box formats. Discussion of the FBB product is here, on the tinyclr forum – a great resource for anything .NETMF related. In the discussion thread, we were discussing ways of assembling the blocks, I had an idea […]

Gadgeteer Mood Cube

I’m working with a few .NETMF folks and have been talking with @ransomhall (http://ransomhall.com) about projects to collaborate on. Eric created a Mood Cube using a GHI FEZ Rhino and 4 BlinkM Smart RGB LEDs. I created a Gadgeteer version using a FEZ Hydra, USB ClientDP Module and a MultiColor LED Module. I printed out […]

Interested in a mobile / embedded developer user’s group in Central Virginia?

I am gauging interest in running a Mobile / Embedded Developer user’s group for the Central Virginia development community.When people think of mobile applications, they immediately think phone based native applications on fairly tiny screens, however with the proliferation of tablets with larger displays and netbooks pulling apps from the cloud, the mobile scenarios are […]

Richmond Software CraftsmanShip Group on 3/29/12 – It’s embedded development night!

Mike Huffaker and I will be talking about embedded development this coming Thursday at the March meeting of the Richmond Software Craftmanship Group.  We meet at the SnagAJob.com offices in Glen Allen, VA.  Mike will be discussing Arduino development and I will be talking about .NET MicroFramework (Netduino and Gadgeteer) development and we will contrast […]

Gadgeteer MutliColorLED turns blue when you tell it to turn green??

I’m hacking on the Gadgeteer platform with my GHI Spider board and working with the MultiColorLED module (5 of them to be exact).  I ran across an oddity when you call the .TurnBlue() method, the LED actually turns Green.  When you call .TurnGreen(), the LED turns Blue.  This behavior has been reported here and here. […]