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IoT Projects: Physical Email Alert

via LinkedIn Learning


Explore the Internet of Things by building a sample project with a Raspberry Pi: a physical device that lets you know how much email you have.


  • Introduction to the life connected
  • Introduction to email notification and rational
1. Getting Set Up
  • Why use Raspberry Pi?
  • Required tools and accessories
  • Optional tools
  • Required software and Google accounts
2. Software Setup
  • Required software and Raspberry Pi OS
  • Connecting all your peripherals
  • Setting up your Raspberry Pi
  • Creating your first program
3. Hardware
  • Introduction to hardware
  • Solder on the headers
  • Controlling physical hardware
  • Introduction to using a button
  • Introduction to and wiring up a single servo
  • Soldering for your specific project
4. Coding a Connected Device
  • Code for checking email
5. Making It Complete
  • Design a simple enclosure
  • Assemble the layers
  • Final connections and wiring
  • Give it a test
  • Other ways to control an object via email
  • Next steps with your connected life

Taught by

Marc de Vinck


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