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Making the move to metalsmith
Saturday, February 13th 2016
I moved this site from WP to metalsmith.io in order to get a more pure authoring experience. The result is good, though there were a few gotchas along the way.
A 7 minute read (1.5k words)
Datatium - data as material for contextually responsive design
Wednesday, September 9th 2015
Responsive design is still very screen size focussed where as we should be considering context much more than we do. This talk explains how Datatium helps resolve this.
A 1 minute read (189 words)
Monday, September 7th 2015
JS is moving out of the browser and into all manner of places. My notes and slides from my talk on this topic at JSFoo 15.
A 2 minute read (331 words)
Applying the lessons of mobile dev to IoT
Wednesday, September 2nd 2015
IoT product development has the opportunity to draw on some of the lessons hard won over the years of developing for mobile.
A 1 minute read (136 words)
Saturday, August 8th 2015
A summary of the various projects completed as part of the JS IoT workshop given at DDD Melbourne 2015.
A 1 minute read (119 words)
Building a portable minecraft server
Monday, June 1st 2015
Using a raspberry pi and some batteries to create a portable minecraft server that can be put in a lunch box and taken to the park.
A 1 minute read (249 words)
Controlling networked LEDs using a smartwatch
Monday, May 4th 2015
The ESP8266 is a capable device in its own right and can run a simple web server. Couple this with a smartwatch for control and you have some interesting remote control options.
A 1 minute read (167 words)
Wednesday, April 15th 2015
A 1 minute read (130 words)
Building an information radiator
Tuesday, December 16th 2014
"Information Radiators" - devices that use physical means to relay encoded information are great projects if you want to explore IoT. This post provides a how to example.
A 1 minute read (213 words)
A Device API safari
Sunday, May 4th 2014
There are many interesting things to be found in the Device API. This talk went on a journey to see what we could find worth playing with.
A 2 minute read (244 words)