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What is the Difference Between PHPoC Embedded IoT Development Language and PHP?

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PHPoC is a programming language that Sollae Systems has developed for embedded IoT development. All of their PHPoC IoT Development Boards have a PHPoC interpreter in firmware. PHPoC is based on the widely used script language PHP. As PHPoC shares its roots with PHP, if you have programmed in PHP, you can easily start programming in PHPoC. The video below explains the common features, and the differences, between the PHPoC IoT development language and PHP. For a more in-depth discussion, download the PHPoC vs PHP Overview PDF on the PHPoC website.    

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PHPoC Monthly Newsletter for September

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September's PHPoC newsletter highlights some of their "Editors Choice" videos on Youtube, including: Cocktail pouring machine using a PHPoC programmable IoT development board controlled by Amazon's Alexa Controlling Stepper Motors Via the Web Pong Game with PHPoC WiFi Shield for Arduino And More!  Click HERE TO VIEW THE NEWSLETTER! 

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Introducing PHPoC Programmable IoT Development Boards for Dynamic Web Control

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We are delighted to announce that Envistia Mall is now an authorized U.S. stocking distributor for PHPoC Programmable IoT Development Boards, expansion modules and Arduino shields from Sollae Systems. What are PHPoC Programmable IoT Development Boards? PHPoC (PHP on Chip) IoT development boards let you develop your IoT web application on embedded devices as easily as on your computer. With supported libraries, you can develop an IoT device, or a complex IoT system, with some simple lines of code without worrying about designing hardware.PHPoC can create a variety of web pages to suit your environment and perform other network functions such as...

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Build a People Counter Using an ESP8266, NodeMCU and HC-SR501 PIR Motion Detector

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Want to get an idea of how many people are coming and going in an area? Build your own people counter with an ESP8266 NODEMCU, HC-SR501 PIR Motion Sensor, Ubidots Cloud, and the Arduino IDE. A people counter is a device that used to measure the number of people traversing an entrance, hallway, street corner, etc. If you need to know how many people exist in a space, this is your simple solution. Mostly used in retail stores, shopping malls, and smart office buildings, this counting technology has provided insight to how shoppers/employers behave.How is the people counter application applicable...

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AMS1117 3.3V and 5V Module Output Current vs Voltage Safe Operating Area (SOA) Curves

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Our AMS1117 3.3V and 5V voltage regulator modules are rated at 1 Amp maximum output current. However it is a linear regulator, not a switching converter. This means it will dissipate a lot of heat if it is asked to handle a higher current with a large voltage drop. This should be taken into account in your circuit design, as the module will not be able to achieve the full 1A output when the input to output voltage differential is greater than a couple of volts. We have developed these Safe Operating Area (SOA) curves to assist in your design, and to...

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