February 17, 2014 BLE Teaser
It's pretty late, so I'm not going to do a full (or any?) write up on this tonight.
- February 16, 2014 Open Source Report Card
February 12, 2014 Learning Calatrava
I've been playing around with Calatrava recently, and it's been pretty interesting. The most exciting aspect of it is their approach to cross platform. They push for re-usable middleware (e.g., shared applicaiton logic) while leaving the UI layer native.
February 10, 2014 Hacking Bluetooth LE
Inspired by recently reading an article on Hack a Day about emulating Bluetooth LE with a cheap nRF24L01+ module, I decided to take the plung and order some off eBay. I ended up spending $11.96 for ten units with shipping included, so about $1.20 per unit. More than enough extras to have some fun :-)
February 9, 2014 A New Blog
After having been out of the blogging space for some time now, I figured I was overdue to start my blog back up again.
February 8, 2014 Installing AVR GCC on OS X
avr-gcccompiler can be installed on OS X via Home Brew. Currently it's not part of any official formula, but it can be install easily enough using taps.
Despite everything else that keeps me busy I enjoy contributing to open source. Below is a selection of some of those contributions.
- Pi Piper - Event driven Raspberry Pi GPIO programming in Ruby
- Silent Cartographer - a Sinatra based MBTiles server