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Working on the basics to ensure the parts are all in good order. I clipped the leads to the FLORA and the GPS and ran a simple echo sketch to verify the GPS is talking.   The next step is to code the math calculate distances to the Geocache. I knew I was going to need math but I'm now realizing I'm going to be doing vector arithmetic to calculate headings and distances! Fortunately, I found a nice site to check my math. http://www.movable-type.co.uk/scripts/latlong.html It gets me to abou ...
I love coming home and finding boxes on my doorstep! My FLORA kit showed up today and I thought I would do a little public unveiling of the contents.     Having just come back from many days of vacation, I think I'll be taking on trying to gamify geocaching a bit.   Step 1: Design a circuit with the GPS sensor and the neopixels. Step 2: Decide on the form factor and how I want to display the program output. Step 3: Build it! Step 4: Programming and debugging.   Fo ...