In This page, you will find all the important links and resources mentioned during the sessions in one place
Contains the assignment requirements
A great free screenshot software to make documentation easier
Machines operation steps guide
A guide to how to use some of the machines in the lab
Embedding videos in page¶
A great editor with integrated git push
Terminal for git commands - you can run all git commands through it.
HTML website templates
Cant figure out how to do something in Markdown? This will help.
Computer aided design¶
Free online vector design software. limited functionality as compared to the rest.
Free raster design. Think of it as a free photoshop alternative.
Free vector design. Really useful and fairly powerful. Think of it as a free illustrator alternative.
3D softwares - Technically all can be used as 2D softwares as well¶
Design with coding! make sure to check out their wiki for usage info. free.
Good for begginers with loads of online tutoirals - free trial.
Limited functionality but fun to test out. Drag and drop. free.
Free and open source. Can handle complex tasks.
Fusion recommended videos:¶
Arduino basics A must watch video
If you are using a normal Arduino Nano read this
If you are using Arduino Nano 33 BLE read this
Download the Arduino IDE
quick start guide
Microcontroller board info
Important note: This board operates on 3.3V. Do not try to connect any external input without checking its voltage first
Arduino Nano 33 BLE programming options¶
Visual studio with PlatformIO extention
Installing visual studio Code
Installing Platform IO
Using Platform IO (This is a general example, make sure you change the board to the one you have “Nano 33 BLE”)
programming the feather sense¶
Inputs and Outputs¶
How to use a breadboard