December 10, 2012

Easily send tweets from Arduino using cosm

 Arduino team member Tom Igoe has found an interesting feature (or loophole? You decide) within the pachube/cosm online data graphing service that allows your Internet-enabled Arduino board to send a tweet. Although there are already a few Arduino-twitter solutions, this one is good as you don't need to muck about with third-party authentication. Thus your Arduino can now tweet with the stars or let you know more relevant data. 

For more information and a great tutorial, click here to visit Tom's website. And for more, we're on twitter and Google+, so follow us for news and product updates as well.

When putting together your next Internet-enabled Arduino project - save time, space and money with the Freetronics EtherTen. Apart from being fully Arduino Uno-compatible, it has onboard Ethernet, microSD socket, full USB interface (so you don't need a costly FTDI cable just to upload a sketch!) and supports optional Power-over-Ethernet.

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