FOSDEM slides

On Sunday I have given a talk about mbeddr and how we build it at FODESM. You can find the slides at speakerdeck where you can also download them as a PDF. And here you can find the original Keynote 6 files. The talk was also recorded and I will…

mbeddr arduino release

After some month of low activity in the mbeddr.arduino repository I found more time to work on it in the past week. It is now in a state that it is reasonable to release a first version of it. This version contains a very fist look at the features…

sleep modes with mbeddr.arduino

Here is a little status update on the mbeddr.arduino project. We are getting closer to the first "release", which will be an early access version but we want to get it into the hands of people to try it. The main topic on this post is not…

jetbrains MPS debian package

Good news for all debian and ubuntu users using the Meta Programming System by JetBrains: I have just created a debain package for it. I have also setup a repository on this server to allow easy handling. In order to use it open a root shell and run the following…

Trainmonitor: The API and why it sucks

Recently I have published my Trainmonitor app, that is using a backend server to get the train data and do the notifications. To communicate with the server I have an HTTP API, some people might call it a RESTful API, but we will see later that this is not the…

custom reporting with mbeddr

Introduction As some of you might already know I have worked on an Arduino extension for mbeddr. Because such system run headless you can't just use printf for displaying messages. These systems usually ship with a serial or USB port which can be used to communicate with the world. There…

moving on

As some of you might have noticed there where some recent changes in my professional life. I am really happy to announce that I am now working for Itemis, the company behind mbeddr, as a team member of the mbeddr team. Markus already mentioned this on the mbeddr blog. This…

Building mbeddr projects with ant

This post is about setting up ant to build an mbeddr project. It enables you to do continues integration builds or other automated build scenarios. I assume that you have already installed mbeddr. If you haven't, you should follow the instructions in the mbeddr user guide or this tutorial. It…