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re: JS πŸ’– Hardware – Getting started with Nodebots and Johnny-Five VIEW POST

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re: I know nothing (pretty much like Jon Snow), about working with hardware and Arduino, so if this is a dumb question I'm sorry. You said that the dr...
 

You are forced to keep your arduino connected to your computer.

Basically, this system works as a Node server on your computer, that will compile and send instructions to the Arduino, that will eval them. No code persistance on Arduino-side, besides the instruction interpreter (firmata was its name ?).

If you're just spinning up a small prototype, it can be fun, but it have no interest if you're trying to use your Arduino as a stand-alone system, like in most, if not all, situations.

 

I see, thanks very much for the response.

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