Inspiration

I happen to know how to cook and I don't have a lot of time to find inspiration for recipes. Seems like a perfect challenge for the Arduino.

What it does

Scanning a UPC barcode of a canned or packaged food item and getting a variety of recipes.

How I built it

A lot of Javascript for the UI since it's a dynamic web app duck taped with CSS3 and HTML. With the Arduino 101 board obviously some C/C++ is involved. I admit I only spent 15 minutes soldering.

Challenges I ran into

Arduino doesn't support threads - timer library that I am using utilizes a fancy delay logic.

Accomplishments that I'm proud of

I absolutely love the FeatherWing LED Matrix

What I learned

Web Bluetooth was absolutely new to me. It wasn't that bad to pick it up and I'd say it's going to improve a lot of things made by companies.

What's next for Food Brick

Working on iOS and Android version.

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