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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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  • FarmBot Software: Now Openly Developed
    August 21, 2019

    FarmBot Software: Now Openly Developed

    Ever since we started the FarmBot project, our software source code has been openly available on GitHub while our core development workflows and project management has primarily happened in private.While this practice served us well for a few years, we're now ready to open up...

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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 12, 2019

    Parcel, Versatility, Variables, and more!

    This week we released version 7.2.0 of the FarmBot Web App and version 7.0.1 of FarmBot OS. The biggest change in this release was our switch from WebPack to Parcel for Javascript bundles, resulting in build-related bug fixes, faster deploy...

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  • Respecting your freedom
    February 7, 2019

    Respecting your freedom

    At FarmBot Inc, all of our functional work (hardware, software, and documentation) is licensed such that you have the freedom to: Use the work as you wish, for any purpose. Study the work, and change it so it functions as...

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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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  • Openly sharing our business: an update
    January 8, 2019

    Openly sharing our business: an update

    Last month, we announced the public beta of meta.farm.bot - the documentation hub of our business itself.  Since then, we've received positive feedback that the information is interesting, relevant, and empowering to not only other business leaders, but to aspiring entrepreneurs as well....

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  • Openly sharing our business
    December 11, 2018

    Openly sharing our business

    At FarmBot Inc, we believe that business is a powerful agent for change, and like our products, it can be more powerful when its details are openly shared for inspection, modification, and replication by others. That's why we've committed in...

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  • FarmBot at ElixirConf 2018
    September 21, 2018

    FarmBot at ElixirConf 2018

    One our team members, Connor Rigby, attended ElixirConf this year. Here is his recount of the experience: In early September I attended the largest ElixirConf yet. Jose Valim's opening keynote shows just how the community has grown since 2014. This year,...

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