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Use a Raspberry Pi Zero to Notify You When the Laundry Is Done

Setting up a little notification system to alert you when the laundry is finished is a time-honored DIY electronics project. If you fancy using a …

Home Monitoring and Switching

Things used in this project<p>Hardware components<p>Raspberry Pi 1 Model B<p>×<p>1<p>Raspberry Pi Camera Module<p>×<p>1<p>Buy from www.newark.com<br>• Buy from Newark Element14<br>• Buy …

Internet of Stranger Things

Seb Lee-Delisle lights up our 2016 advent series with an illuminating guide to making your own <i>Stranger Things</i> style fairy lights to pick up messages …

Raspberry Pi

How to Rip DVDs with VLC

Community Tested<p>This wikiHow teaches you how to rip a playable DVD file from a DVD disc using VLC media player. Ripping DVD files for any purpose …

A Study Plan To Cure JavaScript Fatigue

Like everybody else, I recently came across Jose Aguinaga’s post “How it feels to learn JavaScript in 2016”.<p>It’s clear that this post hit a nerve: I …

Primer on Servos Hits All the Basics

Servos are pretty basic fare for the seasoned hacker. But everyone has to start somewhere, and there’s sure to be someone who’ll benefit from this …

Arduino

This Guy Basically Turned His Mirror Into a Giant iPhone

A man has created a smart mirror that lets him use his full-length mirror like a gigantic Apple iPhone.<p>On Wednesday, a YouTube user shared his latest …

5 things about Docker on Raspberry Pi

Here are 5 things you need to know about using Docker on the Raspberry Pi from <b>Docker Captain Alex Ellis</b> @alexellisuk<p>If you're new to Docker then …

Use CSS to brand SharePoint pages

5 minutes to read<p>Contributors<p>Cascading style sheet (CSS) plays a large role in SharePoint branding. To successfully customize the site design in …

Display the Calendar Using Jquery Full Calendar and SharePoint Rest API

In this post I will show you how to create your own Jquery Calendar view using the simple Jquery and SharePoint Rest API. I have used the Jquery full …

REST API

Amazingly Useful HTML, CSS and JavaScript Tools and Libraries

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>Front-end development is tricky: it’s not difficult to learn, …

Install Munin (Network Monitoring) in RHEL, CentOS and Fedora

Munin (Network Monitoring Tool) is an open source web based network monitoring application written in Perl that shows network usage of servers and …

Node.js? Raspberry Pi? Beginners Guide!

So you've heard and seen that node.js is the new thing the cool kids are working with. You've heard and seem that IoT and the Raspberry Pi are the …

Raspberry Pi

Israel’s SolidRun creates open networking kit inspired by Raspberry Pi

SolidRun, a developer of electronic modules and PCs, said it is launching ClearFog Base kit, an off-the-shelf open development kit that enables do-it-yourself hardware enthusiasts to create their own telecom-grade routers.<p>The kit is based on the Marvell Armada 38x SoC processor that runs on open …

Pure.css Offers an Intriguing Alternative to Bootstrap

If you're looking for a slimmer alternative to Bootstrap, check out Yahoo's open-source responsive framework. It's just 4.5 KB minified and gzipped.

Bootstrapping

Swift: Syntax Cheat Codes

↑ ↑ ↓ ↓ ← → ← → B A<p>Whether it’s your first language or you’re coming from Objective-C, the Swift language is <i>literally</i> the bomb-diggity in terms of …

How to Use a Multimeter to Measure Voltage, Current and Resistance

How to Use a Multimeter to Measure Voltage, Current and Resistance<p>Updated on April 25, 2018<p>What is a Multimeter?<p>A digital multimeter or DMM is a …

pi-health-dashboard Wiki

Create a System Health Dashboard for your Raspberry Pi<p>Introduction<p>Raspberry Pis are being used to drive a ridiculous number of projects ranging from …

Free data visualization with Microsoft Power BI: Your step-by-step guide

Microsoft has jumped into the free, self-service data analysis space with Power BI.<p>Power BI offers basic data wrangling capabilities similar to …

Powering Raspberry Pi Projects with PHP

A Raspberry Pi is a brilliant tiny computer that you can power off of a micro USB cable. The most recent model has WiFi, an ethernet port, 4 USB …

Cisco.com Worldwide

Introduction<p>In August 2015, Cisco® completed its acquisition of OpenDNS®, adding threat intelligence and global enforcement capabilities to our cloud-delivered security portfolio. In April 2016, Cisco IT adopted the OpenDNS cloud service for our own use. We had two goals:<p>● Increase protection …

Tutorial: Build Your First Swift Web App with Vapor

If you love using Swift to build your iOS apps, but another language for your backend, you’ll be super excited to hear about Vapor. Vapor is a web …

Web Applications

SQL cheat sheet

If there’s one thing that almost no application can live without, it’s the database. The pillar that holds the data, the ultimate source of the data …

Databases

Windows Subsystem for Linux: File System

Will the Linux Subsystem abstraction of the Linux file system be limited to the same path length and hard link restrictions as NTFS?<p>@David: WSL is …

Swift and Regular Expressions: Swift

In the first tutorial of this series, we explored the basics of regular expressions, including the syntax to write regular expressions. In this …

Extreme Sports

FullPageOS Automatically Boots Your Raspberry Pi Into a Full Page Web Kiosk Mode

One of the common uses for a Raspberry Pi is a low-cost information display, powering something like a magic mirror or an animated GIF photo frame. …

Microsoft provides some details on building a magic mirror with Hosted Web Apps and Windows 10 IoT | On MSFT

Waking up in the morning is about to get a little more technical. We’ve seen sneak peeks and demos of Microsoft’s Magic Mirror. The ‘smart mirror’ …

Ebook: Introducing the Django Getting Started with Python Basics

Among system administrators, web development skills are a plus. They not only look good on resumes, but also can simplify the way you do things. If …

Linux

19 Free eBooks to learn programming with Python.

This is a collection of the most useful free ebooks to learn Python programming for both beginner and advanced users.<p>If you’re looking for..<p>Python</b> …

Getting Started with Python Programming and Scripting in Linux – Part 1

It has been said (and often required by recruitment agencies) that system administrators need to be proficient in a scripting language. While most of …