balena monthly roundup - June 2021

Hello, dear readers! We’re pretty excited about launching Open Fleets, which are all available on balenaHub and ready to try. Available on Spotify and other major podcast apps, we launched the first episode of our'>balenaPodcast series. You can also learn

Five ways you can contribute to the balena community

Calling all balenaCloud and openbalena users-- we’d love to hear from you and see what amazing things you’re doing with the platform. Learn five ways you can contribute to the balena community, share your work with the world, and get some cool swag while you’re at it.

Introducing Open Fleets and self-submitted apps and blocks on balenaHub

We are excited to introduce open fleets on balenaHub. Now any ambitious edge developer can create an Open Fleet, Project, or balenaBlock, self-submit it to balenaHub, and share it with the entire world. We launched these changes as part of a Release Party. Now anyone can contribute edge and IoT

balena monthly roundup - May 2021

Hello, dear readers! It’s been a busy month here at balena! Our 5th Release Party led to some changes to the look and feel of balenaCloud to help new users build their first project. We also explored why we created the audio, sensor, and pulse blocks to inspire edge

Introducing the balena Ambassador Program

This March we are kicking off our Ambassador Program. We’ve invited six outstanding members of the balena community to join us to learn more about building with balena and to encourage other community members to do the same. Here’s an overview of the program and an introduction to

balena monthly roundup - February 2021

Hello, dear readers! This month we’re (re)introducing balenaBlocks with a new home on balenaHub and a live demo. If you’re interested in finding new IoT or edge projects to try, want to submit your own app, or find balenaBlocks to build with, you’ll find them all

balena monthly roundup - January 2021

Happy new year, dear readers! Let’s kick off the new year with some exciting news-- EtcherPro pre-orders are now open. Use it to flash up to 16 SD cards, USB sticks, or devices at once, without a computer. Order yours today. We added a few improvements to balenaCloud as

balena monthly roundup - December 2020

Hello, readers! We’re excited to announce balenaHub: find and deploy ready-made edge and IoT projects made by product builders like you, or share your own app with the world. Try it out! From the lab, we show educators how to set up a Scratch server on a Raspberry Pi,

Holiday gift suggestions for the hardware hackers in your life

With the holidays right around the corner, I asked my balena colleagues to suggest gift ideas for the tech-minded people in their lives -- and yours -- and they came up with some interesting stuff. Some of these things you might want for yourself, so consider it a list for

Introducing balenaHub: an easier way to find and publish apps and projects for edge devices

Now you can find IoT and edge projects created by other product builders, like you. Simply go to balenaHub, find a project that you want to try, add your devices, and begin. We built this feature as part of our second Release Party. Massive thanks for every teammate who contributed