The next device is ready... ;) It is the TSL230R light sensor.
It prints out the Lux value every N seconds.
My code is based on this Blog entry. You could buy the sensor at Sparkfun where you will find the Datasheet too. Another place for code is here. There is provided a modified version of the link above.
Jehhaaaa... It is done!
My first Arduino device is born. Thanks to John! He learned me how to develop the driver for it. It is a DS1621 temperature sensor with 2-Wire (I²C) interface bus. And, YES! I have currently 17.5 degrees in my room.
I am impressed! The code will follow ASAP!
Arduino2Lego is a project developed at the Politecnico of Milan by a Computer Science Engineering student. It aims to make all Lego NXT peripherals (motors, sensors,...) easily usable from Arduino.
Since i am not lucky with the original LEGO NXT programmable brick because I need the programming environment provided by LEGO. Sure, there are nice implementations of alternative firmwares around the web but none of them are what I want. Sometimes they are using ugly languages like Java and sometimes the code for the firmware is not public available.
Now I have my solution. Move the LEGO NXT brick to your trash and build one by yourself using Arduino based boards.