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Top 10 Arduino blog posts of 2021

To say it’s been another tough year would be an understatement, but it’s reassuring to see that the 10 Best Arduino Blog Posts of 2021 show us that manufacturers have persevered, without being put off.

As we rush headlong into 2022 with hopes of a return to normalcy (what that might look like!), We wanted to take a look at the Arduino blog. These are the best posts of 2021, proving that you can’t keep a good manufacturer down.

The Arduino community has created some of the best projects we’ve ever seen. It’s also exciting to note that it’s been another year since newcomers got into the electronics hobby. The presence of Arduino software articles in our 10 best Arduino blog posts of ’21 suggests many people have entered the Arduino scene.

Learn How To Build Your Own 3D Printed Solid CNC Router

If you want an affordable option, this guide shows you how to build Ivan Miranda’s 3D printed CNC machine design.

Announcing Arduino IDE 2.0 (Beta)

It was a big day when the famous Arduino IDE reached version 2.0 in March 2021.

Hacking a USB battery bank to collect telemetry

Keenan Johnson needed more information for a new project, so he hacked into a USB battery bank to collect telemetry.

New Arduino CLI 0.19.0 released and better than ever!

This release provided tons of significant improvements, cool new features, and loads of bugfixes.

Arduino MKR IoT Carrier: control what you want, how you want!

By popular demand, we were pleased to announce in early 2021 that it is possible to purchase the Arduino MKR IoT support.

Cascading LED Stair Lights Prevent Night Falls

Stephen Gidge and his roommate could have installed a new entry light, but they were both experienced with Arduino so they made these cascading LED star lights instead.

One card to rule them all: the history of the Arduino UNO

With the limited edition UNO Mini flying off the shelves, we’ve taken a candid look at the story of its inspiration, the ubiquitous UNO.

The Arduino Nano RP2040 Connect is here

The first Arduino board to include Raspberry Pi silicon arrived in 2021, with much fanfare.

Arduino Cloud Now Supports ESP32 Devices

Support for ESP32 devices (in addition to existing support for ESP8266) became available on the Arduino IoT cloud in May 2021. A big step forward in bringing IoT devices of all kinds together.

Presentation of the Arduino UNO Mini Limited Edition: pre-orders are now open

Even though it only launched a few weeks ago, the announcement of the Arduino UNO Mini Limited Edition is one of the most viewed pages this year.

Happy New Year everyone at Arduino!