Electronics, Embedded Systems, and Software are my breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
For this Christmas I decided to do something fun with my Christmas tree: Hook it up to the internet. Visit the IoTree here (available through the 1st week of January 2019):
The complete source can be found here:
The IoTree is an interface that allows anyone to control the pattern of lights shown on the small Christmas tree on my workbench. It consists of the following components:
I'm going to go into brief detail about each of these pieces and some of the challenges I had with getting everything to work.