Stefan Suciu

57 Flips | 8 Magazines | 7 Following | 19 Followers | @stefbv | Keep up with Stefan Suciu on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Stefan Suciu”

Simple Surface Mount PCB Milling With The Othermill

Milling PCBs has historically been a bit of a trial, with long wait times and expensive board manufacturers. We here at Other Machine Co. like to think we have solved this prototyping problem by producing the Othermill, a tiny 3-axis mill that fits on a desktop and is perfect for PCB milling (among …

Arduino Alternatives: 5 Microcontrollers You Should Know

If you're growing bored with your Raspberry Pi or Arduino, try working with one of these.<p>If you're growing bored with your Raspberry Pi or Arduino, try working with one of these.

Arduino

Zesty.io

It’s Time to Supercharge Your Marketing<p>Conquer Your Content From Anywhere, To Everywhere<p>Zesty.io is the next generation WCMS made for enterprise …

Primer — Soldering and Desoldering

<i>This tutorial is from MAKE Vol. 1.</i><p>The two key parts of soldering are good heat distribution and cleanliness of the soldering surface and component. With practice, you’ll become comfortable and experienced with the process.<p>In this primer, I’ll explain how to solder a component onto a printed circuit …

Mini industrial robot arm turns your desk into a factory space

When you think of robots in factories, you probably imagine those autonomous arms with lasers or pinchers on the end, doing fancy things like putting cars together. Since those robots are cost-prohibitive and large, they don't exactly make great office companions. A uArm on Kickstarter, however, …

Robotics

This Brilliant Magnetic Scrubber Cleans Glassware Inside and Out

Oh, sure, that fancy glass decanter and that decorative vase look great on the dinner table. But when it comes time to clean them out, it's all about …

Cleaning

Go by Example

Go is an open source programming language designed for building simple, fast, and reliable software.<p><i>Go by Example</i> is a hands-on introduction to Go …

gen · type-driven code generation for Go

Type-driven code generation for Go<p><b>gen</b> is an attempt to bring some generics-like functionality to Go. It uses type annotations to add “of T” …

Software Development

How To Find Unadvertised Jobs

Did you know that most jobs are not advertised? Believe me, it’s true. When you see a job posted on (insert leading job board name here) somebody …

Simple Git workflow is simple

Many teams have already migrated to git and many more are transitioning to it now. Apart from training single developers and appointing <b>Champions</b> to …

Redirecting...

Weekend Projects - Super Simple FM Transmitter

Connected by TCP Smart Lighting System

<b>Pros</b><p>Easy to install and program. Android and iOS support. Comes with a handy remote.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Slightly expensive. No PC Web app. Doesn't support IFTTT …

Home Automation

Windows PowerShell Tutorial

In this tutorial the basics of Windows PowerShell is explained with examples.<p>Only read this article if you need a fast going-through Windows …

Writing HTTP Middleware in Go

In the context of web development, "middleware" usually stands for "a part of an application that wraps the original application, adding additional …

How I Automated "Finding Almost Anyone's Email Address" | I care, I share, I'm Nathan LeClaire.

<i>EDIT: The original article author, Rob Ousbey, has popped up on various social media sites to remind everyone to use this tool/knowledge responsibly.</i> …

If You Can Smell This, You May Not Have Alzheimer's

A new diagnostic test involves a dollop of peanut butter.<p>You may not have heard of "the peanut butter test," but it could become a fantastically low-cost and non-invasive way to test for Alzheimer's. After all, what's less invasive than asking someone to smell some delicious peanut butter?<p>"The …

How to get your first 10 customers

<i>Preface: the assumption for this essay is that you’re building a B2B app, and you have something built but you’re having trouble getting people to</i> …

How to Monitor your Website’s Uptime with Google Docs

Do you have a website or a blog? Would you like to receive instant alerts as soon as your site goes down or becomes inaccessible to users? Would you …

PocketNC, an Affordable Five-Axis CNC

Jaws drop when makers see a five-axis CNC at work. That’s what happened to me when I saw PocketNC performing its magic. I peered closely and saw a spindle moving along two axes milling a piece of plastic mounted on a trunnion moving along/around three axes. The result of a three-year, …

Infrared Pulse Sensor

Taking your pulse is as simple as holding a finger to your neck or wrist and timing the beats with your watch. But if you want to record the data or use it to trigger events, you need to turn that mechanical pulsing action into an electrical signal. This pulse sensor fits over a fingertip and uses …

a simple git branching model

This is a very simple git workflow. It (and variants) is in use by many people. I settled on it after using it very effectively at Athena. GitHub …

Multirow Database Updates

William Blunn:<p>So, given a list of updates to apply we could effect them using the following steps:<p>Use CREATE TEMPORARY TABLE to create a temporary …

Facebook

<i>You’ve written some code, you think it would be useful to the world, and you’d like to give back to the open source world. But how do you do it? An</i> …

Software Development

Learn Go in Y Minutes

Go was created out of the need to get work done. It’s not the latest trend in computer science, but it is the newest fastest way to solve real-world …

Perl UTF-8 crash course – Tatsuhiko Miyagawa’s Blog

I’ve been seeing the occurrences of perl programmers not understanding perl’s very simple (and sometimes buggy but easily fixable) handling of …