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A letter from the CEO

Zach Supalla, Spark's CEO, shares some important updates about the company.

Written By
Zach Supalla

Flashing Firmware with Spark Libraries

A simple way to package and reuse Spark firmware code

Written By
Joe Goggins

Spark and Pebble – BFFs in the IoT

Spark joins forces with Pebble at Maker Faire 2014 to showcase what the Internet of Things can look like when people collaborate.

Written By
Zach Supalla

Spark.subscribe + spark.hackster.io

Core-to-Core pub-sub push messaging released in core-firmware v0.2.2, and there's a new Spark Projects site powered by hackster.io!

Written By
Zachary Crockett

Patch Planning + Heartbleed + v0.2.1

The cloud team goes into the war room to prep for TI's release, and Heartbleed helps us learn about certificates.

Written By
Zachary Crockett

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

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