NERP tonite! BoneScript and the BaconCape.

The Beagle Bone Black is  an Altoids-tin-sized $45 Open Source Hardware Linux computer.  It can be programmed in pretty much any language, since “it’s just Linux, but small”.

“BoneScript is a Node.js library specifically optimized for the Beagle family and featuring familiar Arduino function calls, exported to the browser.”
(http://beagleboard.org/Support/BoneScript).

Tonight at NERP,  the inimitable Drew Fustini will be presenting a quick refresher on BoneScript and then an introduction more advanced BoneScript capilbities using the BaconCape:

http://beagleboard.org/support/BoneScript/cape_bacon/

“an add-on board meant to give you access to some hardware to help build your understanding of doing basic embedded I/O on BeagleBone”

NERP is not exclusively raspberry pi, the small computer interest group at Pumping Station:One in Chicago.
Find NERP and Pumping Station:One
at http://www.meetup.com/NERP-Not-Exclusively-Raspberry-Pi/
and http://pumpingstationone.org/

NERP meets every other Monday at 7pm at Pumping Station:One, 3519 N. Elston Ave. in Chicago.
Doors open at 6:30pm. The next meeting is Dec 16th, 2013 NERP is free and open to the public.
Ed Bennett ed @ kinetics and electronics com
Tags: electronics, embedded, NERP, Open Source, raspberry pi, hackerspace, Beagle Bone, Element14, Pumping Station One

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