Category: JavaScript
Feb 14, 2015

My kitchen was missing something. I’d looked at clocks and artwork, but none of the options were simultaneously affordable and nerdy enough for my liking. What I needed was a way to incorporate my love of thrift store finds and coding into something functional, attractive, and unique that would cause my visitors to be delighted […]

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Dec 3, 2014

One point that became immediately clear upon running my Raspberry Pi remote control car was that any decent control system needed a way to accommodate new hardware and improved scripting without requiring significant, irreversable modifications to the program. The bot needed a way to accept easily upgradeable bite-size plugins to control things like moving forward […]

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Nov 23, 2014

As part of an ongoing series of improvements to a remote control car I bought at a thrift store, I needed a stream of GPS data from a Sierra Wireless Overdrive Pro 3G/4G hotspot (which, coincidentally, I also picked up at a thrift store). After registering the device with my carrier, logging into the admin […]

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Aug 12, 2014

For a recent project I needed a way in JavaScript to pull the sources of a remote stylesheet and a remote webpage, each as plain strings. The immediate problems were with cross-origin resource sharing policies (i.e. you can’t simply load an html resource that’s not on your domain or that is not on a server […]

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