20 January 2020
A review of some of Seeed's Grove components (16x2 LCD Display, LED Button, 1m Waterproof LED Lightstrip) from Arduino Nano and micro:bit (using MakeCode).
17 November 2019
Dart v2.6 includes support for compiling Dart scripts to native executables for Windows, Linux and macOS. There's currently no cross-compilation but cloud services like GitHub Actions can be used to easily generate executables for each platform.
11 July 2017
In addition to command line programs, Dart Code now supports full debugging of Flutter mobile applications including hot reload and device switching!
03 February 2017
I found a bug that results in a huge number of 404s from YouTube descriptions on the mobile website but have had no joy reporting it to Google.
27 January 2017
Last year I blogged about some simple C# to post tweets. I converted that code to Dart for easier running on my Raspberry Pi.
06 January 2017
I was surprised to see the Facebook SDK being loaded in the network tab on my blog when I don't have any Facebook buttons. It turned out to be coming courtesy of Disqus. No wonder Facebook knows everywhere you go!
02 December 2016
With only a small amount of code I was able to connect Alexa up to Renault ZE Services via Amazon AWS Lambda to control the car with my voice.
07 July 2016
I recently needed to post tweets programatically and found myself lost in a maze of OAuth and bloated Twitter libraries so decided to see what was the simplest code I could create to post tweets using OAuth.
25 June 2016
I had a quick go at creating a simple Pong game using Bridge.NET to run in the browser. It took around 20 min for basic functionality and scoring/countdown timer.
12 June 2016
Using Bridge.NET I was able to easily get my Chip-8 interpreter running in the browser (and working on mobile!)
11 June 2016
I'm trying to build a NES emulator but since I've got a little stuck on the rendering code I decided to have a break and try something far simpler first!
29 May 2016
Here are some instructions on how you can run the Go on a Chromebook in Developer Mode without having to install Linux or use Crouton! :)