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  • May 3, 2021 Software Update
    May 3, 2021

    May 3, 2021 Software Update

    Today we released FBOS v13.2.0 and are announcing some improvements to the web app that were quietly deployed over the last few weeks. Here’s what’s new: set_pin_io_mode() The Lua sandbox now exposes a set_pin_io_mode() function. Thank you @JoeHou for the suggestion and testing! Additional E-stop...

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  • March 30, 2021 Software Update
    March 30, 2021

    March 30, 2021 Software Update

    Today we deployed a new version of the FarmBot web app as well as an update to our documentation hubs. Here’s what’s new: Documentation search Since switching off of a proprietary documentation platform back in November, our in-house documentation solution...

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  • FarmBot Open Educational Resources Beta
    March 17, 2021

    FarmBot Open Educational Resources Beta

    This month we launched a new documentation hub at oer.farm.bot aimed at providing free open educational resources for teaching FarmBot and related subject matter in K-12 schools. We’re in the early stages of this big project and look forward to working with our educational customers...

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  • March 17, 2021 Software Update
    March 17, 2021

    March 17, 2021 Software Update

    Today we’ve got a lot of news to cover for our software and documentation offerings. Here’s what’s new: Setup wizard To help new customers successfully set up their FarmBot quickly, we’ve added a new setup wizard to the app. The setup wizard...

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  • March 6, 2021 Software Update
    March 6, 2021

    March 6, 2021 Software Update

    Last week we updated the FarmBot web app and released FBOS v13.0.1. Here’s what’s new: New message broker protocol One of the least tested and problematic parts of FarmBot OS has been the AMQP messaging implementation. Starting with FBOS v13.0.1...

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  • FarmBot Photo Contest Winners
    February 13, 2021

    FarmBot Photo Contest Winners

    During January we hosted a photo contest on the community forum to find the best photos of FarmBot in 2020. Our two winners of $100 FarmBot shop gift cards are users @socalrob and @STEAM7. Check out their submissions below: @socalrob: "My Farmbot is not...

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  • February 10, 2021 Software Update
    February 10, 2021

    February 10, 2021 Software Update

    Today we released a new version of FarmBot OS (v12.3.6) as well as the web app. Here’s what’s new: New Lua functions In our ongoing effort to empower 3rd party developers with a powerful and easy way to extend the...

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  • February 2, 2021 Software Update
    February 2, 2021

    February 2, 2021 Software Update

    Today we deployed a new version of FarmBot OS (v12.3.4) as well as new features to the web app. Here’s what’s new: First-class Lua support As mentioned in the last update, we’re committed to empowering 3rd party developers and advanced users...

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  • January 21, 2021

    January 21, 2021 Software Update

    This morning we deployed a new version of the FarmBot Web App. Here’s what’s new: Phase 1 Deprecation of Farmware As has been indicated in our developer documentation for a while now, we’re slowly phasing out support for 3rd party Farmware. While...

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  • January 13, 2021 Software Update
    January 13, 2021

    January 13, 2021 Software Update

    Today we deployed a new version of the FarmBot web app. Here’s what’s new: Pinned Sequences You can now pin frequently used sequences. This creates a shortcut for running the sequence from the controls panel and streamlines the process of adding the...

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