Chris Law

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35 Week Arduino Series Scheduled For 2017

We will be starting a comprehensive 35 week workshop series designed for anyone interested in learning electronic design and microcontroller …

Google launches Android Things, a new OS for IoT gadgets

Google has launched Android Things, an IoT platform that lets you build connected devices while leveraging Android APIs and the company’s cloud-based services for delivering updates and enabling voice commands.<p>The company says it’s combining Brillo, its previous Android-based IoT OS, with tools …

C++ for Dummies Cheat Sheet - dummies

Expressions and Declarations in C++ Programming<p>To perform a calculation in the C++ program you need an expression. An expression is a statement that …

The New Raspberry Pi OS Is Here, and It Looks Great

The Raspberry Pi’s main operating system, Raspbian, just got a brand new look from the Raspberry Pi Foundation. Dubbed PIXEL, it’s a skin for …

How to boot from a USB Mass Storage Device on a Raspberry Pi 3

This tutorial explains how to boot your Raspberry Pi 3 from a USB mass storage device such as a flash drive or USB hard disk. Be warned that this …

The Problem with Programming

Bjarne Stroustrup, the inventor of the C++ programming language, defends his legacy and examines what’s wrong with most software code.<p>In the 1980s …

My Raspeberry Pi cluster

So I accidentally ordered too many Raspberry Pi's. Therefore, I built a small cluster out of them. I thought I'd write up a parts list for others …

Cura Type A’s Infill Generator Proves to Enhance 3D Printed Objects

Last month, while my colleagues from the 3DPrint.com team were soaking up the sun at RAPID 2016, back at home we reported on the new methodologies …

Arduino oscilloscope

A very basic and easy to make arduino PC oscilloscope.Features: 50K samples/second(actually it can go up to 110K but the signal will become noisy) …

DIY Arduino 3D Laser Scanner

FabScan is an open-source, do-it-yourself 3D laser scanner.It started out as a Bachelor's thesis by Francis Engelmann, supervised by René Bohne. You …

3D Slash Launches 3D Modelling App For Raspberry Pi

3D Slash has this week announced the release of a version of its 3D modelling software which is being created specifically for the Raspberry Pi …

Instantly Set Up a Tor Proxy on a Raspberry Pi with a Script

We’ve seen that it’s pretty easy to set up a Raspberry Pi as a Tor proxy before, but it takes a bit of know-how and time to get one up and running. …

Arduino Software Update Introduces Command-Line Tool, Serial Data Plotter

Yesterday’s update to the Arduino IDE software offers Arduino fans a new tool to play with. Version 1.6.6 of the software can be downloaded for free (though donations are encouraged) directly from Arduino.cc. Though, with hourly builds underway, you may want to wait a day or so for any kinks to be …

How to use a Raspberry Pi to browse anonymously

Do you use <i>Tor</i> to prevent Big Brother from tracking you online? Although it is pretty straightforward to use, it can be quite a hassle to configure <i>Tor</i> …

Arduino Radar Project

In this Arduino Tutorial I will show you how you can make this cool looking radar using the Arduino Board and the Processing Development Environment. …

#3DPrinted Platform Jack, Fully Assembled, No Supports #3DThursday #3DPrinting

article<p>https://blog.adafruit.com/2015/07/23/3dprinted-platform-jack-fully-assembled-no-supports-3dthursday-3dprinting/<p>Intentional3D shares: This …

Tips for 3D Printing Press-Fit Parts

There’s common adage that you shouldn’t attempt to fit a square peg into a round hole, which seems to imply that you should use a round peg instead. While that may be true in a number of metaphorical <i>and</i> literal applications, I’m about to argue that when it comes to designing press-fits for your 3D …

Using Chrome Remote Desktop and TeamViewer from your Android phone or tablet – Android customization

I hope you had the chance to follow along last week’s Android customization post, where we used Tasker to put one-click action buttons and custom system info right on your Lollipop lock screen. We are shifting gears dramatically this week, we want to look at two of my favorite apps to remotely …

Arduino Sensor Servo Sweep Tutorial – Locating the nearest target

In robotics, you often need to locate certain objects. In most cases, this is achieved through the use of multiple various sensors. Minimizing the …

Arduino Shield List

Sick of trying to figure out which pins are used by some obscure Arduino shield? Can't tell whether two shields will be compatible with each …

How to Learn Web Design from Scratch and Create an Appealing Website

Web design skills are an important skill to have especially in this modern day and information age.Most people who spend a lot of time online at one …

Real time Drone object tracking using Python and OpenCV | Terra Incognita

After flying this past weekend (together with Gabriel and Leandro) with Gabriel’s drone (which is an handmade APM 2.6 based quadcopter) in our town …

Joule Thief Battery Charger: Bring Back the “Dead”

[youtube:http://youtu.be/I8W20uwtJ3Y]<p>A “Joule Thief” is a simple voltage booster circuit. It can increase the voltage of a power source by changing the constant low voltage signal into a series of rapid pulses at a higher voltage. You most commonly see this kind of circuit used to power LEDs with a …

Creating a Basic Platformer Game - Unity

In this live training session we're going to prototype a simple platformer game. We'll cover player movement, create a simple level and add …

Step-by-step guide to Android development with Eclipse

In this tutorial, you will learn to create a simple application of a game we all used to play when we were kids, Rock Paper Scissors. As easy as it …

Remotely deploy projects to the Raspberry Pi using NetBeans IDE

Richard Bound is a developer at IDR Solutions focusing on JavaFX development and internal continuous testing on Hudson and Jemmy. He enjoys …

How to Execute a Code Automatically after OS Boots in Raspberry Pi

In this project the Raspberrypi board is loaded with Ubuntu and is remotely accessed using VNC. The Raspberrypi board is also connected to the …

6 Inexpensive Materials, Dozens of Ideas

<i>These posts first appeared in Education Community newsletters leading up to Maker Faire Bay Area 2014.</i><p><i>Where are the ideas? Click on any blue word to explore.</i><p>Make with: Paper<p>Paper is so readily available and versatile, making it the perfect material for making on a whim: fold, roll, engineer, or …