Arduino Yún Tutorials

The Arduino Yún is a fascinating evolution of the Arduino series of development boards. Not only is it the equivalent of the Arduino Leonardo board, the Arduino Yún also has a tiny computer running a Linux distribution based on OpenWRT named Linino. This may sound like an added layer of complexity – but nothing could be further from the truth.

The Arduino team have partnered with various organisations to make using the Yún as easy as possible. For example they have partered with Temboo who have generated over one hundred APIs that allow your Arduino Yún to connect to service such as Gmail, Dropbox, ebay and more. Even if you’re not into cloud computing, you can upload sketches to an Arduino Yún via WiFi, which is pretty handy in itself.

Arduino Yun Yún front

Finally, for the curious Yún means “cloud” in Chinese – an apt name, as the Yún will get your connected to the “cloud” in no time. For a more detailed overview of the Arduino Yún, check out the video from the Arduino team:

On a regular basis we’ll publish Arduino Yún-specific tutorials that will give you specific instructions to allow your Yún to connect to various services over the Internet that we hope will be fun and useful – and they are listed in order of publication below. To be informed of new tutorials, both about the Arduino Yún and our other posts – follow us on twitterGoogle+, subscribe  for email updates or RSS using the links on the right-hand column.

The Arduino Yún tutorials

First Look – Introduces the Arduino Yún and shows how to connect it to the Internet via your network connection and test the APIs are working. Please follow this tutorial before choosing any other Yún tutorials.

Arduino Yun WiFi sketch upload Yún

twitter – Learn how to send tweets from your Arduino Yún, including simple messages and data gathered from your sketches, external sensors and so on.

Arduino Yun twiiter

Google Docs – Learn how to send data from your Arduino Yún to a Google Docs online spreadsheet – in real time!

Arduino Yun Google Docs Spreadsheet data

Google Mail – Learn how to send an email from your Arduino Yún using a Google Mail account (such as Gmail or Google Apps mail) containing text or data.

arduino yun email demonstration

And more, coming soon … 

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Click for Detailed Chapter Index

Chapters 0 1 2 3 4
Chapters 5 6 6a 7 8
Chapters 9 10 11 12 13
Ch. 14 - XBee
Ch. 15 - RFID - RDM-630
Ch. 15a - RFID - ID-20
Ch. 16 - Ethernet
Ch. 17 - GPS - EM406A
Ch. 18 - RGB matrix - awaiting update
Ch. 19 - GPS - MediaTek 3329
Ch. 20 - I2C bus part I
Ch. 21 - I2C bus part II
Ch. 22 - AREF pin
Ch. 23 - Touch screen
Ch. 24 - Monochrome LCD
Ch. 25 - Analog buttons
Ch. 26 - GSM - SM5100 Uno
Ch. 27 - GSM - SM5100 Mega
Ch. 28 - Colour LCD
Ch. 29 - TFT LCD - coming soon...
Ch. 30 - Arduino + twitter
Ch. 31 - Inbuilt EEPROM
Ch. 32 - Infra-red control
Ch. 33 - Control AC via SMS
Ch. 34 - SPI bus part I
Ch. 35 - Video-out
Ch. 36 - SPI bus part II
Ch. 37 - Timing with millis()
Ch. 38 - Thermal Printer
Ch. 39 - NXP SAA1064
Ch. 40 - Push wheel switches
Ch. 40a - Wheel switches II
Ch. 41 - More digital I/O
Ch. 42 - Numeric keypads
Ch. 43 - Port Manipulation - Uno
Ch. 44 - ATtiny+Arduino
Ch. 45 - Ultrasonic Sensor
Ch. 46 - Analog + buttons II
Ch. 47 - Internet-controlled relays
Ch. 48 - MSGEQ7 Spectrum Analyzer
First look - Arduino Due
Ch. 49 - KTM-S1201 LCD modules
Ch. 50 - ILI9325 colour TFT LCD modules
Ch. 51 - MC14489 LED display driver IC
Ch. 52 - NXP PCF8591 ADC/DAC IC
Ch. 53 - TI ADS1110 16-bit ADC IC
Ch. 54 - NXP PCF8563 RTC
Ch. 55 - GSM - SIM900
Ch. 56 - MAX7219 LED driver IC
Ch. 57 - TI TLC5940 LED driver IC
Ch. 58 - Serial PCF8574 LCD Backpacks
Ch. 59 - L298 Motor Control
Ch. 60 - DS1307 and DS3231 RTC part I
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