World Maker Faire New York 2013

Five Easy Tricks You Can Teach Your BeagleBone using JavaScript

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Sunday3:30 PM4:00 PMNo Video Available

In this talk, Jason Kridner, co-founder of, discusses five quick tricks every BeagleBone Black owner can teach their u201cpupu201d in just a few minutes using JavaScript. Jason gives an overview of how to connect physical buttons and sliders to virtual buttons and sliders using jQuery; produce interactive web graphics including a weather station using an pressure, temperature and force sensors with Processing.JS; publish and subscribe to data over the Internet using Spacebrew; graph analog and audio data using photoresistors and USB audio dongles with Flot; and finally to teach JavaScript as a first programming language using Blockly.



Jason Kridner — Software architecture manager; co-founder

Texas Instruments;

Jason Kridner is a software architecture manager at TI and the co-founder of, where he has helped create open-source development tools such as BeagleBone Black.