1Sheeld stuff

I backed the 1Sheeld (yes that's spelled correctly) on kickstarter and it arrived today.  Was very easy to get working, though bluetooth seemed a little unstable with my galaxy S3, but my old S1 worked great.
So the first project was to strap it (haphazardly) to a magician chassis with an h-bridge IC and use the Orientation sheeld (that's their name for the virtual shields on the phone) to drive the bot.
 
 
Source code.  This includes a robot library I've been working on, so far does motor control abstraction for h-bridge and dual-RC-servo and optional speed ramping/smoothing.  Feedback and improvements welcome.
 
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Agenda

Tomorrow

  1. LED class
    • Start time: 08:00pm
    • End time: 10:00pm
    • This is an expanded version of a class I did a couple months ago at a county library. It will go over how to use LEDs, LED strips, and Neopixels in basic circuits and then with an Arduino.
      - Niels

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Thursday, June 2nd

  1. Hactivate IoT Microscope
    • Start time: 07:00pm
    • End time: 09:00pm
    • Where: Arch Reactor, 2215 Scott Ave, St. Louis, MO 63103, United States
    • We are participating in the Hackaday Prize contest. We are building an Internet of Things Microscope. We will have weekly meetings through the remaining stages of the competition.

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Friday, June 3rd

  1. 2600 Meeting
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End time: 10:00pm
    • Where: 2215 Scott Ave, St. Louis, MO 63103, USA
    • Arch Reactor is proud to host the only St. Louis 2600 meeting. All 2600 meetings are open to the public. Visit stl2600.com for more information regarding topic.

      More details about 2600 can be found at http://www.2600.com

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  2. First at Science Center
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End time: 07:00pm
    • Where: Saint Louis Science Center, 5050 Oakland Ave, St Louis, MO 63110, United States
    • Bring Back Firefly!
      http://www.slsc.org/first-fridays

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Sunday, June 5th

  1. Hack Something!
  2. Open House

Tuesday, June 7th

  1. Business Meeting