Arduino, Electronics, Tutorials

How to communicate with an Arduino via Serial using PHP code

Introduction I recently got my hands on a 7-segment display module (always wanted to play with those!) for a little project and at first I wanted to use purely PHP on a Raspberry Pi Zero to control it. However, due to lack of time (and a touch of lazyness) I ended up using an Arduino… Continue reading How to communicate with an Arduino via Serial using PHP code

Electronics, Raspberry Pi, Tutorials

How to create a simple IOT device with PHP on a Raspberry Pi Zero W

Introduction Following on the "PHP on Raspberry" train, I wanted to create something simple enough to use as a demo, however it should be useful and it should include some simple components to show how easy it is to build a little gadget using PHP on Raspberry. I'm not gonna go into detail about "why… Continue reading How to create a simple IOT device with PHP on a Raspberry Pi Zero W

Raspberry Pi, Tutorials

Installing PHP 7.1 on Raspbian Stretch (Raspberry Pi Zero W)

Introduction On my last tutorial, I showed how to use Ansible to automate the setup of a Web Server running PHP 7 on a Raspberry Pi Zero W (running Raspbian). I confess I was/am a bit outdated on what's going in the PHP world nowadays, so I wasn't quite sure of which version is the… Continue reading Installing PHP 7.1 on Raspbian Stretch (Raspberry Pi Zero W)

Raspberry Pi, Tutorials

How to use Ansible for setting up a Raspberry Pi Zero W Web Server with PHP 7

Introduction The Raspberry Pi Zero W is a small (and affordable) computer on a board - it has the essentials for creating little projects with built-in wi-fi, an HDMI output and an extra USB for input from a keyboard or mouse. It runs a Linux distribution (Raspbian) and for that reason it's very versatile and… Continue reading How to use Ansible for setting up a Raspberry Pi Zero W Web Server with PHP 7