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Community Corner – October 24, 2014: The Featured Projects from this Week


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Timothy Roche shared his Arduino based Flappy Dot Project this week in our Commmunity! Check out the post here!

Introducing Flappy Dot! My version of Flappy Bird. This project uses an Arduino Uno, Adafruit’s 8×8 LED Matrix, an LCD Display and a piezo. (read more)


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This week Rishi shared this great NeoPixel Shield with Windows Phone project on the Adafruit Forums!

…Here is one of my weekend projects where i hook up a NeoPixel Shield over a EzLink BT shield from Adafruit using an Arduino.
The color of each individual neopixel is controlled by my Windows phone…

This is something that i wanted to do since a long time. Individual control of RGB LEDs on the Adafruit NeoPixel Shield over a bluetooth connection using my Lumia 920 running the Windows Phone 8, After extensively surfing MSDN help articles on WP8 APIs etc …. (read more)


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