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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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  • 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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  • December 19, 2018 Software Update
    December 19, 2018

    December 19, 2018 Software Update

    Hi FarmBot community,This week we deployed new features to the FarmBot web app at and also released v6.4.12 of FarmBot OS. In this update you’ll find a lot of small improvements that add up to a more consistent and...

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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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  • Introducing the FarmBot Developer Documentation Hub
    September 19, 2018

    Introducing the FarmBot Developer Documentation Hub

    Extensibility has always been a goal of the FarmBot project. That’s why we publish all our hardware and software designs online without restriction, and we enable extensibility through the use of Farmware and a publicly accessible REST API. Now we’re...

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  • September 18, 2018 Software Update
    September 18, 2018

    September 18, 2018 Software Update

    Hi FarmBot community, Today and over the last few weeks we’ve updated the FarmBot Web App and sent out two new releases of FarmBot OS, v6.4.10 and v6.4.11. Here’s what’s new: Web App Added timestamps to logs sent in the log digest email...

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  • July 26, 2018 Software Update
    July 26, 2018

    July 26, 2018 Software Update

    While we’ve been working largely on ongoing projects such as developing the infrastructure to support Sequence variables in FarmBot OS and preparing for shipment of FarmBot Genesis v1.4 kits, we also released a handful of features and fixes to the Web...

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  • April 17, 2015

    Announcing the "farmbot-serial" Ruby Gem

    [et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] The FarmBot core team is happy to announce the launch of farmbot-serial, a Ruby library that helps developers interface with FarmBot hardware while abstracting away low level hardware details. It features an event...

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  • December 11, 2014

    FarmBot Sequence Builder and Web App Roadmap

    As the FarmBot hardware continues to improve and we polish up the core functionality of our embedded codebases, it is time to start looking at how users will use their hardware in meaningful and fully configurable ways. We have decided to...

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