Course Outline:

• Lesson 1 - Getting Started
• Lesson 2 - Color Protocols
• Lesson 3 - Coding Techniques
• Lesson 4 - FastLED Library Functions
• Bonus Lesson 1
• Bonus Lesson 2

    • Lesson Details:

      We kick off by introducing the hardware and software essentials. By the end of this lesson, you'll have everything set up, including a flashy traffic light code.

      • Explore RGB Lights: Compare traditional RGB lights to addressable pixels like WS2812B on amomii Glow.
      • Software Setup: Download and set up the Arduino IDE.
      • Coding Library: Get the FastLED library.
      • Virtual Environment: Introduce WokWi, a helpful online simulator.
      • Hands-On: Build the circuit and write the blinking traffic light code

      Links and Downloads:

      Arduino IDE / WokWi / Lesson Code / Wire Diagram

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    • Lesson Details

      We kick off by introducing the hardware and software essentials. By the end of this lesson, you'll have everything set up, including a flashy traffic light code.

      • Explore RGB Lights: Compare traditional RGB lights to addressable pixels like WS2812B on amomii Glow.
      • Software Setup: Download and set up the Arduino IDE.
      • Coding Library: Get the FastLED library.
      • Virtual Environment: Introduce WokWi, a helpful online simulator.
      • Hands-On: Build the circuit and write the blinking traffic light code.

      Links and Downloads

      Arduino IDE / WokWi / Lesson Code / Wire Diagram

    • Watch Video

    • Lesson Details

      Overview: Shift your focus to coding techniques. Explore variables, increments, and if statements, creating dynamic, bouncing, color-changing patterns.

      • Coding Structure: Examine the coding structure on the Arduino IDE.
      • Variable Mastery: Understand and use 'int' and 'bool' variable types.
      • Operator Insights: Explore useful operators in coding.
      • Conditional Coding: Dive into 'if statements.'
      • Hands-On: Write the bouncing, color-changing code.

      Links and Downloads

      WokWi / Coding Reference / Lesson Code / Wire Diagram

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    • Lesson Details

      Overview: Learn about coding libraries, specifically FastLED functions. Wrap up the course by creating a beautiful rainbow chase effect.

      • FastLED Functions: Explore essential FastLED functions, including Fill Solid, Fill Gradient, and Fill Rainbow.
      • Coding Techniques: Learn EVERY_N_MILLIS and if/else statements with the index variable.
      • Project Finale: Write a code cycling through various mesmerizing effects.

      Links and Downloads

      WokWi / FastLED / Lesson / Code / Wire Diagram

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