Category Archives for Code
There’s a growing series of good videos covering ESP8266 Tips & Tricks on ACROBOTIC’s YouTube channel. The ESP8266 has become quite a darling in the IoT world, and a seriously cool community is growing around it. NodeMCU devkit picture by … Continue reading
Hosting Facts has a really nicely designed HTML cheat sheet.
Hybrid applications seem to be gaining traction now. In what follows, I’d like to present thoughts on an alternative to the emerging standard hybrid app architecture. The conventional hybrid architecture In this model, which to the best of my knowledge … Continue reading
It’s not just me. Phoronix is reporting on growing concerns in the Qt community about the project’s increasing commercial focus and apparent deprecation of its open source core. I have said many times in these pages and elsewhere that I … Continue reading
So there I was scratching an itch when I realized the scratch would make for a good Arduino library. AsyncTimer lets you create a timer that does something when you start it (or nothing if you prefer), then waits a … Continue reading
I have been evaluating WebKit and Blink-based open-source browsers for Linux—mostly because Firefox is often noticeably laggy on an old laptop I like to use. (I still <3 you though, Moz!!) Chromium is an obvious option, but I would like … Continue reading
I’ve started a FLOSS remote control receiver project for DIY audio preamplifiers. I think it’s just about good enough to make public. Remote control is one of the more challenging things for an audio DIY person to implement, so I … Continue reading
This post says it all. So much for having to choose between libre options. This is also a case where reading the comments is worth it. There’s a very lively debate on the relative merits and pitfalls of “restrictive” … Continue reading
I’m working on a project that has some fairly weird acceptance criteria. I’d really like to automate the acceptance testing, but none of the tools I know of will cover all the requirements without a good amount of hoop dancing. So … Continue reading
enchant.js | More examples picks up where enchant.js | Fundamentals leaves off (blog post). Enjoy.