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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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  • 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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  • November 18, 2020 Update
    November 18, 2020

    November 18, 2020 Update

    Today we are announcing several updates to the FarmBot web app, the Genesis CAD models and docs, as well as a big internal transition for our documentation platform. Here’s what’s new: New documentation hubs For the last several years we...

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  • New software how-to guides
    April 29, 2020

    New software how-to guides

    Since sending out hundreds of new FarmBots to new customers over the last few months, we listened to your feedback and have improved our software documentation to provide a more guided experience. Our new how-to guides explain how to accomplish common tasks with...

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  • Now Available: Genesis v1.5 Documentation
    February 18, 2020

    Now Available: Genesis v1.5 Documentation

    As part of our commitment to being 100% open-source, you can now find everything there is to know about FarmBot Genesis, Genesis XL, and Genesis MAX v1.5 at genesis.farm.bot.Not only are there updated assembly instructions for everyone who is just receiving their...

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  • Introducing the FarmBot Express Documentation Hub
    January 24, 2020

    Introducing the FarmBot Express Documentation Hub

    As part of our commitment to being 100% open-source, you can now find everything there is to know about FarmBot Express, Express XL, and Express MAX v1.0 on our new documentation hub at express.farm.bot. Not only are there assembly instructions, but...

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  • FarmBot Express v1.0 CAD Models: Now Available
    December 20, 2019

    FarmBot Express v1.0 CAD Models: Now Available

    As part of our commitment to open-source, today we’re making all of the CAD models for FarmBot Express, Express XL, and Express MAX v1.0 open for anyone to view, copy, and modify. Click here to open the Onshape workspace. We look...

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  • v8 Software Documentation
    September 24, 2019

    v8 Software Documentation

    Going hand in hand with the release of FarmBot OS v8, our latest edition of written software documentation and video tutorials is now available at software.farm.bot. Check out this comprehensive documentation to see what's new and learn more about what FarmBot can do....

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  • New FarmBot Documentation
    May 13, 2019

    New FarmBot Documentation

    Over the last few weeks we've added a ton of new and updated information to our hardware, software, and even meta documentation hubs. This new content reflects the many features we've added to the web app, and brings together learnings from the community all into one place. Here are...

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  • February 13th, 2019 Update
    February 13, 2019

    February 13th, 2019 Update

    Hi everyone, Here's an update of what we've been up to the last few months and where we're heading: Software Variables The vast majority of our software development efforts since October have been to build out the much-anticipated variables feature....

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  • Raising the bar of great documentation
    January 26, 2019

    Raising the bar of great documentation

    The importance of the README.md file in open-source software has been well known for years. But what happens when you go beyond software and begin to document your hardware, your community, and your business model too? In this talk at LCA...

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