Ardhat’s growing use is producing a wide variety of tutorials, frameworks, extensions, examples, and other resources that can be very helpful. Below is a collection of links to some of the most popular Ardhat resources.


PlatformIO is a cross-platform code builder and library manager, great for using Ardhat from the command line, for example with a headless Raspberry Pi.

 [email protected] ’s directly supported, so head over to PlatformIO and get started!

Useful libraries

Library Function
Johnny-Five JavaScript Robotics programming framework, by Bocoup
Mocha is a JavaScript test framework running on Node.js, making asynchronous testing simple and fun.
Mongodb noSQL database , for example to keep track of authenticated users and nodes
Express minimal node.js web application framework that provides a robust set of features for web and mobile applications
AngularJS front-end application framework toolset for Single Page Applications
Node.js event-driven, non-blocking back-end javascript environment
Firmata node.js library to interact with local Arduino running the firmata protocol (currently limited to serial port only (use of node-i2c TBD))
pi-gpio node.js based library to access the GPIO of the Raspberry Pi real-time bidirectional event-based network communication
mqtt machine-to-machine (M2M)/“Internet of Things” connectivity protocol
mosquitto message broker for mqtt, supports MQTT,MQTT-SN
ponte node.js server bridges MQTT, CoAP
NeDB lightweight MongoDB-like noSQL database for node.js
freeboard local dashboard function
Node-Red A visual tool for wiring the Internet of Things

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