News from balenaHQ
Deltas for host OS updates available
Keep balena OS updated fleet-wide without the massive bill or maintenance time. Delta updates for the host OS requests balena servers to provide only the differences between the old and new container image.
Deltas are smaller updates, and now you get them for the host too, not just for your apps. Check out our docs to learn more.
Deprecation policies to balena-sdk and CLI
We now have a deprecation policy on balena-sdk and balena-cli. If you or your teams use these modules, please upgrade to at least one of the following versions:
balena-sdk (node) v12.12.0
The latest from our blog
Extend your internet access to add more places to WFH
Use this guide to turn a Raspberry Pi into a Wi-Fi access point or repeater. Now you can work from home in the garden, the garage, the yard, and more.
Build your own handheld temperature scanner
Transform a Raspberry Pi and a thermal scanner into a tool to detect skin temperature.
Breathe wireless life into your old printer
With a spare Raspberry Pi and this guide, you can make your old printer wirelessly accessible!
Charlie’s Tips N Tricks
balena-idle to help with debugging
Our base images
now come with the
in your scripts and it’ll keep the container idling.
This is helpful when debugging or if you execute a command that exits immediately! There are options to change to message or interval between each message (
Projects of the month
Catch a community spotlight and the “balena theme song”
Our community guest from IoT Happy Hour ep. 9
set a new bar by not only showing off a multitude of projects, but also playing a balena-themed guitar cover. Thanks, Matthew!
Check out the amazing projects from the Virtually Maker Faire
We got the privilege of sharing four of our projects during the Virtually Maker Faire. Check those out on our YouTube channel
, and also take a look at hundreds of other amazing projects that went on throughout the weekend event
Thanks for including us in your ambitious 3D printing build, @thebigredgeek
Now hiring: Technical Sales Lead/Sales Engineer
Want to enable developers to succeed in IoT and edge computing by helping them deploy and manage large fleets of devices across the globe?
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Join us for IoT Happy Hour
We’re postponing our physical events to practice safe social distancing and keep our team safe and healthy. Instead, meet with us virtually during our weekly IoT Happy Hour!
Every Friday at 16:00 UTC, join our live stream to see IoT project builds, discuss hardware and software, talk shop, answer community questions, and more. Join our next session