Laurent Ellerbach

Internet of Things, IoT, Arduino, Netduino, Galileo, Spark.IO, NETMF, .NET Microframework and other embedded gadgets :-)

Azure IoT Edge support for Raspbian 8.0/Debian 8.0

In theory, Azure IoT Edge is working only for the version 9 of Debian. If you’re using a Raspberry...

Author: Laurelle Date: 08/17/2018

Accessing embedded serial ports in .NET Core 2.0 on a Raspberry PI 3 running Linux

You will find a full documentation and steps by steps explaining how to access the serial ports in...

Author: Laurelle Date: 07/04/2017

How to use Microsoft Graph and Office 365 API in a Service or in a Windows App/UWP without a graphical interface

Office 365 Graph is just a great way to add Office 365 integration into your application. You’ll...

Author: Laurelle Date: 02/12/2016

How to connect Lego Mindstorms NXT ev3 to Azure IoT Hub using node.js

Recently, I’ve played with node.js and Azure IoT Hub. You can see my previous blog posts here, here...

Author: Laurelle Date: 12/24/2015

How to deploy a node.js site into Azure Web App to create a Website

There is quite a good documentation on the Azure website on how to deploy an Azure WebApp when using...

Author: Laurelle Date: 12/01/2015

Creating an Azure IoT Device Explorer in node.js, express and jade

After playing a bit with Azure IoT hub and building a webcam system with a RaspberryPi 2 running...

Author: Laurelle Date: 11/24/2015

Azure IoT Hub uploading a Webcam picture in an Azure blob with node.js on Windows and Linux

In my garden, I have couple of sensors and a greenhouse. In order to play with different...

Author: Laurelle Date: 11/13/2015

How to move Azure VM between subscriptions

I recently needed to move an Azure Virtual Machine from one subscription to another one. I read a...

Author: Laurelle Date: 10/01/2015

ESP8266 and Posting on Windows Azure using Mobile Services

The ESP8266 is a nice, cheap wifi board which does include multiple GPIO, SPI, I2C. It is usually...

Author: Laurelle Date: 06/18/2015

Create a DHT11 C library using WiringPI on RaspberryPI and use it in Mono C#

I’m using various boards like RaspberryPI (1 and 2) as well as Arduino and Netduino. I have to say...

Author: Laurelle Date: 04/11/2015

Internet of Things: installing Mono/Linux and Windows Embedded on a BeagleBone Black board (BBB)

The BeagleBone Black, also called Beagle Bone Black or BBB is an interesting board. It’s an AM335x...

Author: Laurelle Date: 02/26/2015

Servo motor tester in NETMF (.NET Micro Framework) with Netduino

I rencently bought new servo motor as I needed some to pilot new switches in my Lego train. The...

Author: Laurelle Date: 01/09/2015

Manage my wine cellar with QR codes and Microsoft Azure

I have quite “few” bottles of wine. I really do like wine a lot. Yes, I’m French As for any resource...

Author: Laurelle Date: 12/26/2014

Connect Arduino, Spark.IO, Netduino (NETMF .Net Microframework), to Microsoft Azure Mobile Services, create IoT (Part 3)

In the 2 previous articles, we’ve created a local network of objects which communicate sensor...

Author: Laurelle Date: 11/30/2014

Connect your Arduino, Spark.IO, Netduino (NETMF .Net Microframework), Galileo to Microsoft Azure (Part 2) to create an Internet of Things (IoT)

In the previous article, I’ve explained that I’ll build an Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure...

Author: Laurelle Date: 11/14/2014

Connect your Arduino, Spark.IO, Netduino (.Net Microframework), Galileo to Microsoft Azure (Part 1)

Internet of Things (IoT) is exploding. Cost of processors and cost of electronic components is...

Author: Laurelle Date: 11/08/2014

.NET Microframework on RaspberryPi (Part 2)

I realize I haven’t posted on my blog the direct link to the porting of .NET Microframework (NETMF)...

Author: Laurelle Date: 10/25/2014

Building an Internet of Things garden with Arduino/Netduino/Azure

For those who follow this blog, it’s been a while I haven’t posted anything. Reason of time missing...

Author: Laurelle Date: 10/05/2014

.NET Microframework on RaspberryPi (Part 1)

I’m a bit fan of .NET Microframework (NETMF). NETMF is an open source technology originally...

Author: Laurelle Date: 06/21/2013

Ultrasound sensor and .NET Microframework (NETMF)

I recently bought a cheap ultrasound sensor because I want to build a robot. Yes, after the...

Author: Laurelle Date: 05/27/2013

Adding Bluetooth support to a NETMF board (.NET Microframework)

I recently bought a very cheap Bluetooth adaptor for my Netduino. I wanted to test how easy/hard it...

Author: Laurelle Date: 04/29/2013

.NET Microframework (NETMF) Web Server source code available

So as I got lots of asks to get the code of my Web Server, I’ve decided to create a Codeplex...

Author: Laurelle Date: 04/07/2013

Web Server and CSS files in NETMF (.NET Microframework)

It’s been a long time I did not write anything on my blog. Not that I haven’t developed anything but...

Author: Laurelle Date: 04/05/2013

How software can solve hardware problems

I’ve developed my own sprinkler system and my own humidity sensor. This sensor is extremely simple...

Author: Laurelle Date: 07/30/2012

A soil low cost humidity sensor (moisture) and .NET Micro Framework (NETMF)

I’m working on my own sprinkler system which I can pilot thru Internet wherever I am. I can add...

Author: Laurelle Date: 07/17/2012

A low cost humidity sensor for my sprinkler system

I’ve developed my own sprinkler system which embed a web server and allow me to control it remotely...

Author: Laurelle Date: 06/24/2012

Using XMLHttpRequest to pilot a Lego train dynamically in HTML 5

It’s a long time I did not write a blog post. I was very busy and had no time to write and code...

Author: Laurelle Date: 06/20/2012

Creating an efficient HTTP Web Server for .NET Microframework (NETMF)

That’s not the first post I’m doing on incorporating a Web Server in .NET Microframework (NETMF). In...

Author: Laurelle Date: 05/29/2012

Using a SPI device with netduino and .NET micro framework

After playing with I2C, with various IO, I’ve decided to play a bit with SPI The real project behind...

Author: Laurelle Date: 05/22/2012

Managing my Sprinklers from the Cloud

I’ve started a project to pilot my sprinklers remotely and make them smart almost 9 months ago. The...

Author: Laurelle Date: 05/06/2012

Using netduino and .NET Microframework to pilot any Lego Power Function thru Infrared (part 3)

In the previous post, I’ve explain how to create a class and the hardware that will be able to pilot...

Author: Laurelle Date: 04/26/2012

Using netduino and .NET Microframework to pilot any Lego Power Function thru Infrared (part 2)

In a previous post, I’ve started to describe the Lego Power Function protocol and how I’ve...

Author: Laurelle Date: 04/17/2012

Using netduino and .NET Microframework to pilot any Lego Power Function thru Infrared (part 1)

I’m part of FREELUG, the French Enthusiast Lego User Group. And in this group, there are lots...

Author: Laurelle Date: 04/07/2012

Using 2 identical I2C device on the same I2C bus (solution working better)

In one of my past posts, I’ve try to use 2 identical I2C devices on the same bus. Mario Vernari who...

Author: Laurelle Date: 03/31/2012

Create your own mobile video recorder or animation stand

Long time ago, when I was doing lots of demos and used to have to display mobile phone like...

Author: Laurelle Date: 03/03/2012

Using 2 identical I2C device on the same I2C bus

If you know a bit about I2C bus, it is impossible to use 2 identical devices with the same address...

Author: Laurelle Date: 02/24/2012

Using one temperature sensor with I2C protocol and .NET Micro framework on netduino board

I wanted to play with a temperature sensor. And when the time came to choose one, I was amaze to see...

Author: Laurelle Date: 02/21/2012

Some hard to pilot a Sprinkler with .NET Microframework

In previous post, I’ve explained I want to pilot my sprinklers with a netduino board....

Author: Laurelle Date: 02/20/2012

Using basic IO with .NET Microframework

Here is the code from my first French TechDays demo. The video is available here. During this first...

Author: Laurelle Date: 02/17/2012

Securing web server with login and password on .NET Microframework

If you want to expose your .NET Microframework web server on the Internet you better have to make...

Author: Laurelle Date: 02/14/2012

Using a light transistor sensor and a led to create a detector

I will give a session in French during the next French TechDays on .NET Microframework. And I’m...

Author: Laurelle Date: 01/21/2012

ASP.NET and .NET Microframework HTTP web server together (part 2/2)

In my previous post, I’ve explained how create a HTTP web server on a .NET Microframework Netduino...

Author: Laurelle Date: 12/19/2011

ASP.NET and .NET Microframework HTTP web server together (part 1/2)

I will show in this post how to call a web page from a .NET Microframework board which has...

Author: Laurelle Date: 12/12/2011

Creating dynamically a web page using .NET Micro framework

In a previous post, I’ve explain how to read a file using .NET Microframework, how to create a setup...

Author: Laurelle Date: 12/07/2011

Dynamically watermark a picture in a ASP.NET page

In a previous post, I’ve explain how to use generic ASP.NET handlers to display a picture. The...

Author: Laurelle Date: 11/24/2011

Writing a generic ASP.NET handler to return an image and control the image

In one of my project, I want to integrate the picture from an IP camera to a web site. The idea is...

Author: Laurelle Date: 11/15/2011

Read a setup file in .NET Microframework

In my previous post, I’ve explain how to read the content of a file in .NET Microframework. The idea...

Author: Laurelle Date: 11/04/2011

Reading file in .NET Microframework

For the one reading my articles, you know I’m developing in .NET Microframework an application to be...

Author: Laurelle Date: 10/24/2011

Display overlay images in HTML and javascript with .NET Microframework

In my current project of lighting my Lego city, I’m working on a simple web interface that will...

Author: Laurelle Date: 10/22/2011

Lighting my Lego city using .NET Microframework

Now I have created a software to pilot sprinklers, I want to be able to pilot my Lego city and light...

Author: Laurelle Date: 10/11/2011

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