Particle Tools Changelog

March 1st 2017: Firmware v0.6.1

Hey friends! We have released new default firmware v0.6.1. Available now on for Core/Photon/P1/Electron.

Here are just some of the exciting features and enhancements:

  • New v11 Bootloader for Photon/P1/Electron automatically applied
  • RGB LED and SETUP/MODE button mirroring!
  • LED Signaling Themes!
  • Custom LED colors in bootloader v11 (Safe Mode, DFU Mode, Firmware Reset)
  • Improved Electron data usage and communications
  • Lots of new System Events!
  • Listening Mode timeout API (default: Wi-Fi = no timeout, Cellular = 5 minute timeout).
  • [Electron] IPAddress ip = Cellular.resolve(hostname);
  • Improved Arduino Compatibility (supported by default, added PARTICLE_NO_ARDUINO_COMPATIBILITY=y command line option for disabling)

For all features, enhancements and bug fixes please read the full release notes here.