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Table of Contents Setup LED Blinking MySQL Installation Temperature Sensor Introduction In the previous articles, we set up the BeagleBone to have a MySQL database and a web server.  We also wrote a simple web site to control the LEDs on the BeagleBone.   In this article, we are going to tie all of the pieces together and create a web site that displays the temperature of the room that the BeagleBone is in.  We are going to do this by taking temperature measurements using the ...
Table of Contents Setup LED Blinking MySQL Installation Temperature Sensor Introduction MySQL is a very popular open source database.  In this project, we will use it to store the measured temperature values, which can then be retrieved by a web page.   Installing MySQL Before we start, if you have not updated opkg in a while, you should probably do that first:   opkg update   Now on to the task at hand. Installing MySQL.  There is already an opkg package, so weR ...
Table of Contents Setup LED Blinking MySQL Installation Temperature Sensor Introduction In the previous article, we set up the BeagleBone to be a webserver running Lighttpd and PHP.   In this article, we are going to build upon that foundation.  We are going to create a web site that lets the user turn on and off an LED on the BeagleBone.  This is a good example of how to create a simple web page that interacts with the BeagleBone and is a step towards our final goal of creat ...
Table of Contents Setup LED Blinking MySQL Installation Temperature Sensor Introduction In this series, we are going to turn our BeagleBone into a web server.  Then we are going to use that web server to monitor the temperature in a room.  To do this, we are going to leverage a couple of common open source programs.  We are going to use lighttpd as our web server.  Then we are going to integrate in PHP to handle the required server side logic.  We will also use a MyS ...
Introduction One of my good friends and I were at the local climbing gym staring at a moon board, when we (and by we, I mean he) had a great idea.  What if the climbing holds were lit up by LEDs to indicate which ones were fair game? This would eliminate the need to memorize where the hold was and what it looked like.  This way when you were climbing, and holding onto the wall with everything that you had, you didn’t need to fumble around for where to go next. It would be very ob ...
Installing Software Connecting to the BeagleBone board is pretty easy, here’s the quick run down of how to do it:   1) Download and install the driver:   32 bit 64 bit   2) Download and install putty:   PuTTY   Connecting Now that you have all of the necessary software installed, you need to figure connect to the board. To do this, open device manager. I always forget where it is, so I think the easiest way to get to it is just to search for it:   Start -& ...