Particle Photon

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For hardware prototyping work, Arduino offers a very quick path to something functionally complete. There are very nice version, like the Uno and Micro, but one has really emerged as my preferred platform: the Particle Photon.

This page is a collection of notes and links I keep to all great online resources, offered by Particle.

$ npm update -g particle-cli
# place Photon in DFU-mode
$ particle update
# place Photon in DFU-mode
$ particle flash --usb tinker
# hold on to the SETUP button until the device blinks blue
# release SETUP button and press and hold until it blinks blue rapidly to clear wifi credentials
$ particle serial wifi # to setup Wifi credentials