Philip Ahlers

Philip Ahlers

Engineer, RC goon, pilot-in-training
About Me
I'm a knowledge hungry, self-motivated engineer. I love to create, build, and design both in the workplace and in my personal time. I have an aerospace engineering degree from NCSU, and have a passion for...
Selected Posts
Here's a gathering of some of the best of the best.
WebSocket Apache Proxy
WebSocket Apache Proxy
I recently installed a cool tool called Node-RED which is a neat visual coding tool for IoT-type devices. It uses node.js, and listens on port...
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Motorcycle Computer Revisit
Motorcycle Computer Revisit
About a year ago, I made this motorcycle computer that mounts to the dash of my 2012 V-Strom 650. It controlled my heated jacket and...
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Json-enabled WiFi screen
Json-enabled WiFi screen
Along with the power monitoring project I've been working on, I've also developed a simple Internet-enabled screen. It uses another ESP8266, a few wires, and...
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Power Monitoring Code
There are two chips that make up this board - the Teensy 3.2 and the ESP8266. The ESP8266 in this setup runs the AT firmware, which allows...
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