Ben Wilkins

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R/C Biplane<p>Easy Way to Smooth PLA | No Sanding<p>Minimalist 3D Printed RGB Word Clock<p>3D CAM and CNC Class<p>This sounds like an awesome and quite simple …

Raspberry Pi

Facebook is open-sourcing its Parse SDKs, starting with iOS, Android, and Mac OS X

Facebook today announced that it will open-source all of its software development kits (SDKs) for Parse, the mobile backend service that it acquired in 2013.<p>Parse’s iOS, Android, and Mac OS X SDKs are already available on GitHub for developers to download and build on. More SDKs will be coming …

Transitioning to SCSS at Scale

Naively, CSS appears easy to comprehend — it doesn’t have many programming constructs, and it’s a declarative syntax that describes the appearance of …

CSS

Continuous Integration in the Cloud: Comparing Travis, Circle and Codeship

Continuous Integration (CI) is an essential part to any modern development process. Gone are the days of monolithic releases with massive changes, …

Ten CSS One-Liners to Replace Native Apps

<b>Article Continues Below</b><p><i>Håkon Wium Lie is the father of CSS, the CTO of Opera, and a pioneer advocate for web standards. Earlier this year, we</i> …

Build your very own drink mixing robot! (part 1)

I built a robot that mixes drinks named Bar Mixvah. It utilizes an Arduino microcontroller switching a series of pumps via transistors on the …

Mail Pilot puts you in control of your email

Mail Pilot puts you in control of your inbox.<p>Beautiful, fast email apps designed around an ingenious new workflow to power up your inbox productivity …

Workflow

DRY-ing Out Your Sass Mixins

One of the most powerful features of the CSS preprocessor Sass is the mixin, an abstraction of a common pattern into a semantic and reusable chunk. …

Web Design

CSS Shapes 101

Rectangles inside other rectangles: this is what our webpages have always been made of. We’ve long tried to break free from their restrictions by …

TDD is dead. Long live testing. (DHH)

Test-first fundamentalism is like abstinence-only sex ed: An unrealistic, ineffective morality campaign for self-loathing and shaming.<p>It didn't start …

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At Rainforest, we spend a considerable amount of time thinking about what the ultimate testing workflow is. Let me start by saying that the current …

A “Build-Point-and-Shoot Camera” with Raspberry Pi

Phillip Burgess posted a fantastic new guide to Adafruit’s Learning System. It walks you through how to make your own custom digital point-and-shoot camera. In addition to a Raspberry Pi, the project uses the official Raspberry Pi camera board, and a 320×240 TFT touchscreen. If you want to take it …