Software to create breadboard, Raspberry Pi tutorials


#1

What software did Cayenne use to write their tutorials such as this one https://cayenne.mydevices.com/cayenne/tutorial/bmp180

I’m currently looking to create my own tutorials and really like those diagrams.

If anyone else has any other suggestions let me know.


#2

Thanks for the nice words about the turorial diagrams :slight_smile:

@bmeriwether will be pleased to hear about them and should know more about what went into their creation.


#3

Fritzing is one option that creates such diagrams. I’ve also used it to create the files for custom circuit boards.


#4

Yes, check out Fritzing. It’s a great piece of software for wiring diagrams.
http://fritzing.org/download/


#5

I use Fritzing too, pretty easy to use.


#6

Just tried it. It’s exactly what I am looking for. Thanks a bunch!


#7

And if you’re inclined to make any small-quantity custom circuit boards, I’ve used both PCBs.io and OshPark, and I’d highly recommend both. I’ve only submitted my own design with OshPark, but I’ve ordered a shared design from PCBs.io and both turned out great.

For reference, OshPark’s pricing is/was $5 per square inch for THREE copies of your board, including through-plated holes, solder mask, silk screen labels, gold-plated contacts, custom shapes, everything. No setup fees, no shipping charges; you submit your files online and the boards arrive in the mail between 1-2 weeks later.

(Note: I don’t think Fritzing has a way to create custom board shapes; only rectangles)