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.
There are many more options available in the device ID FAQ.
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
Also, check out and join our community forums for advanced help, tutorials, and troubleshooting.