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JavaScript on Microcontrollers | Niels Leenheer

Niels Leenheer

10/26/20 at

JavaScript
English

Nowadays microcontrollers have become powerful enough to run JavaScript. Building an IoT device feels out of reach to a lot of web developers. Most of us didn’t study electrical engineering, and never learned to solder. And programming a microcontroller is on a completely different level than building a website. But that is just not true anymore. And that opens up IoT to all of us. With just 20 lines of code we can build a connected lightbulb, and within seconds we can wirelessly deploy it. Write a couple of lines more, and you can even remotely control a car. And that is precisely what we are going to do.