johnny-five: Detailed Overview & Metrics

v2.1.0(over 2 years ago)

This package was last published over a year ago. It may not be actively maintained.Types definitions are provided via a separate npm package: @types/johnny-fiveNumber of direct dependencies: 9Monthly npm downloads

Johnny-Five is an open-source JavaScript robotics and IoT platform that allows you to control and interact with hardware devices using JavaScript. It provides a simple and intuitive API for working with a wide range of devices such as Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and other microcontrollers. With Johnny-Five, you can easily read sensor data, control motors and servos, and communicate with other devices.

Compared to other robotics frameworks, Johnny-Five stands out for its ease of use and beginner-friendly approach. It abstracts away the complexities of low-level hardware programming, allowing developers to focus on building applications and prototypes quickly. It also has a large and active community, providing extensive documentation, examples, and support.

Johnny-Five is actively maintained and regularly updated with new features and bug fixes. It is not marked as deprecated or legacy, making it a reliable choice for JavaScript-based robotics and IoT projects.

Alternatives:
cylon+
node-red+
nodebots-interchange+
raspi-io+
firmata+
gpio+
j5e+
node-serialport+
i2c-bus+
onoff+

Tags: javascriptroboticsiothardwarearduinoraspberry-pi