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Throwbackathon

Hungry for purposeful connection? Check out Spark's next-gen device!

Written By
Zachary Crockett

Publish events from your Spark Core

Up until now, you could talk to your Spark Core, but it couldn't talk back. To showcase our newest feature, Spark.publish(), I build a connected motion detector.

Written By
Zach Supalla

We're on Maker Shed! Also, Will teaches you to Spark. Also, command line goodness. Also, more.

Been trying to get your hands on a Spark Core? Get yours now at Maker Shed, and party from the command line like it's 1987.

Written By
Zach Supalla

Multiple files in the IDE, open source Android app, and more

Two major releases this week that are leading the way towards more open source awesome.

Written By
Zach Supalla

Wow, much reliable, so better

This week was about improving the robustness and reliability of the Spark Cloud and our firmware.

Written By
Zach Supalla

Building an open source Nest

Inspired by the Google acquisition of Nest for $3.2Bn, the Spark team set out to build an intelligent learning thermostat in less than 24 hours.

Written By
The Spark Team

So many new features!

Improvements to the web IDE, lots of documentation, Cloud status site, and firmware RGB LED control.

Written By
Zachary Crockett