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BarcelonaJS June 2017

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Tim Perry (

Hardware Hacking for JavaScript Developers

Language: EN

Better with react than resistors? Understand single-page apps, but lost with a single-board computer? JavaScript is great, but sometimes you want to take your skills out into the real world.
In this talk we'll connect your JavaScript to some hardware, and learn how to interact with and control everything from individual sensors, to microcontroller boards, to whole fleets of raspberry pi's.

About the speaker: By day, Tim Perry is a senior software engineer at By night, he's also the creator of Build Focus, a contributor to a huge range of open-source tools across the JS, Java and C# ecosystems, and the maintainer of Loglevel, Git-Confirm and Server Components.

Francesco Marino (

Web Bluetooth & Lego Robots

Let's talk about the new Web Bluetooth APIs and the Physical Web!

The talk will cover:

- Bluetooth.js a small library to make easier the approach to Web Bluetooth

- SBrick.js a library that allows to communicate with a Lego compatible Bluetooth controller

- (SBrick)SBrick Web Controller a web remote controller for Lego robots built using Tumult Hype and the previous libraries

The official project's page is

About the speaker: Francesco Marino ( ( defines himself as "360°CREATIVE": He has a wide background in Web Dev, UI-UX Design, and Multimedia but also likes to investigate other kinds of disciplines.

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