Where can I get more firmware information, like a guide? Most of our firmware solutions are now explained in depth, located in our new and improved Photon Guide.
Do Particle devices play well with IFTTT? Yes, and that how-to is located in our IFTTT features section.
Do you have Webhooks and JS-Plugins? Yes, you can find more information on both of these at Webhooks features section.
I am hosting a Hackathon/Program that includes Particle - do you have any suggestions?
Yup! Here are our best practices about setting devices up for a Hackathon.
Feel free to contact [hello @ particle dot io] with subject line: "Sponsorship Inquiry for Particle" for any additional information about this. Please include as many details about your event and what sort of participation you’re interested in from Particle and allow a week for response.
- Put the device into Listening Mode mode while being plugged into a computer via USB
particle serial identifyfrom the particle CLI and it should return the deviceID.
Please see the installation instructions for step-by-step guide to installing the CLI.
To stay up-to-date on the most recent revisions of our Particle-cli, follow our repo Particle CLI Repo.
Go to our Photon datasheets collection to get an in-depth view of the Photon pinouts.
For all hardware related questions in regards to all of our available shields, pinouts, and diagrams, and mini-tutorials feel free to visit our Datasheets Section on these topics. This includes:
- Shield Shield
- Relay Shield
- Programmer Shield
- Internet Button
- Particle Dev (Electron, Photon, Core) Kit
- Particle Maker Kit
It’s best to avoid doing a Factory Reset on your Photon. Here’s an in-depth explanation and some ways to avoid it link here.
Also, check out and join our community forums for advanced help, tutorials, and troubleshooting.