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2014
For those of you who have been following along with my BeagleBone Black and Drupal series,  you could see this post coming. In my first installment I showed you how to build a website on the BeagleBone Black using the Drupal CMS, and followed it up with Controlling the BeagleBone Black's GPIO Pins with Drupal. This tutorial is going to take things a step further and show you how to take that knowledge, and use it to trigger some relays to turn mains powered electronics on and off. While the ...
2014 Year in Review   Did you build any of these BeagleBone Black projects in 2014?   #1 BeagleBone Black Drupal Tutorials: Controlling the BeagleBone Black's GPIO pins from the web using Drupal. BeagleBone Black News Reader using Drupal!   #2 Beagle Bone Black Building a DAC System BBB - Building a DAC BBB - Building a DAC - part 2 BBB - Sonos-like Sound System         #3 I Mustache You a Question BeagleBone Black & BB-View D ...
I have been working on an idea for my project. I am using my BBB to get the weather forecast and to let me know if I need to take an umbrella when I go out. (To be honest I don't use an umbrella but this is is for a "proof of concept" idea).   I am using python here to collect the forecast from Weather Underground, the api page is very helpful, and when I have the forecast as a json document I can extract the data I am looking for and do stuff with it. Currently I am displaying the weathe ...