Silicon Valley Code Camp : October 3rd and 4th 2015session
Making Tweet Monkey Using Node.js
Create Tweet Monkey using a smattering of basic electronics, a dash of Node.js, and the inevitable subsequent merriment of Tweet Monkey! Batteries included. A complete Tweet Monkey kit including a Raspberry Pi 2 will be given away.
About This Session
Usually, creating IoT projects means dusting off your college reference book for the C language and trying to wrangle a low-level language to do modern, high-level tasks.
In this course, we're going to walk through the creation of Tweet Monkey - a hilariously simple maker project. You can find more at tweetmonkey.io.
the device landscape - which to choose
a quick look at creating blink
putting together a very basic electronic circuit
writing node code to access Twitter's streaming API
Additionally, we are going to be giving away a complete Tweet Monkey kit to a lucky winner. The kit includes everything you need to assemble the Tweet Monkey project at home including the monkey, all circuit components, a micro-USB cable, and a Raspberry Pi 2.