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The Guide to Implementing 2D Platformers

This article was written by Rodrigo Monteiro and originally published on his own blog at Higher-Order Fun and reprinted on our site (thanks to …

Build a Drawbot from Two CD Drives and a Raspberry Pi

You may not know it, but your old computer CD ROM drive is a treasure chest of useful components. Inside you’ll find stepper motors, rare earth magnets, bearings, and coils. It’s enough futuristic-looking greeblies to construct your own Star Wars prop, or maybe even your own portable CNC drawbot.<p>To …

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Boot the Raspberry Pi From USB

Introduction: Boot the Raspberry Pi From USB<p>Hello world, time for me to gift some raspberry pi to the people. So here's my story, I recently …

Install and Configure Windows 10 Insider Preview on Raspberry Pi 2

Microsoft recently released a version of the Windows 10 Insider Preview for the Raspberry Pi 2 mini-computer, a new Internet of Things (IoT) …

15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer)

In my opinion, parents of every student in every school at every level should demand that all students be taught how to code. They need this skill …

15 Useful Commands Every Raspberry Pi User Should Know

Advertisement<p>If you’re using a Raspberry Pi computer for your weekend project (perhaps a media centre or a home server) then there is a good chance …

How to Clone Your Raspberry Pi SD Card for Super Easy Reinstallations

If you've ever turned a Raspberry Pi into a media center or retro gaming station, you know how frustrating it can be when it crashes and corrupts …

Code.org Launches Code Studio, A Toolset And Curriculum For Teaching Kids Programming

Since its creation, Code.org‘s mission has been to get coding into curriculums for students as schools nationwide. Today, the nonprofit group is launching Code Studio, a combined set of tools and curriculum to get students in kindergarten through high school interested in the underlying concepts …

Digital citizenship and netiquette

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Digital literacy

<b>Digital literacy</b> refers to an individual's ability to produce clear information through writing and other forms of communication on various digital …

How to Run Low-Cost Minecraft on a Raspberry Pi for Block Building on the Cheap

We’ve shown you how to run your own blocktastic personal Minecraft server on a Windows/OSX box, but what if you crave something lighter weight, more …

Projects Archive | Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers

Fun with genetic algorithms

Algorithms

Embedded Hi-Fi music player

<b>RuneAudio</b> is a free and open source software that turns embedded hardware into Hi-Fi music players.<p>Take an inexpensive, silent and low-consumption …

Tutorial 31 - Codea Collision Detection

31.1 Overview <br>Collision detection is a common requirement in game or simulator programming. It involves determining whether two or more objects have …

Tutorial 30 - Codea v1.5.2: Objective C Add On, Game Center

Figure 0. iOS Dev Center <br>30.1 Overview <br>CodeaAddon is an experimental protocol for adding native extensions to exported Codea projects. You must deal …

Tutorial 29 - Codea v1.5.2: Objective C Add On, iAds

Figure 0. Codea implementing iAds - showAdFromTop() <br>29.1 Overview <br>CodeaAddon is an experimental protocol for adding native extensions to exported …

Tutorial 28 - Codea v1.5.2: Objective C Add On, Audio

Figure 0. Codea Audio Player <br>28.1 Overview <br>CodeaAddon is an experimental protocol for adding native extensions to exported Codea projects. You must …

Tutorial 27 - Codea v1.5.2: Export to Xcode

Figure 1. Tap & Hold the Project Icon. <br>27.1 Exporting to Xcode is Simple <br>The team at Two Lives Left continue to innovate. The latest version of Codea …

Tutorial 26 - RLE Image Compression for Spritely

1. Introduction <br>Todays tutorial is brought to you courtesy of Dermot Balson from the lovely city of Perth (the most remote city on Earth according to …

Tutorial 25 - A Lua Primer for Codea (Part 1)

25.1 Introduction <br>Every year around Christmas there is a surge of activity on the Codea Forums and on this tutorial site. A common theme in the …

Interlude 14 - Update on MineSweeper Sales

14.1 Overview <br>MineSweeper was initially launched at the end of August 2012. To date it has been downloaded by 2,484 people which is an average of 20 …

Tutorial 24 - Basic 3D Graphics

Figure 1. Ripple Shader. 24.1 Setting the Scene <br>Version 1.5 of Codea is a huge update. In addition to camera access, image blend modes and a tween …

Tutorial 23 - Implementing iAds with Codea

23.1 Introduction <br>A common business model in the App store is to give away your app for free and generate revenue by serving ads to your application. …

Interlude 13 - Pixels vs Points in iOS

In the previous tutorial we had to deal with a number of different resolutions in order to be able to develop a universal app. The following is a …

Tutorial 22 - Building a Universal App in Codea

Figure 1. <br>22.1 Going Universal in Xcode <br>A universal application is defined as one targeted at both the iPhone/iPod touch and iPad. If you want to …

Tutorial 21 - Integrating Game Center (Part 3)

21.1 On the Shoulders of Giants... <br>Juan Belón (@juaxix over on the Codea Forums) has already done a lot of the hard work required to get Game Center …