31 posts for "misc"
Experimenting with options for a high altitude balloon flight, including SPI camera, ESP32-CAM, and standalone action camera.
Making the most of a mountain climb to experiment with the range of LoRa transmission from an ESP32 module to a gateway on The Things Network.
Encoding and sending telemetry data to The Things Network to use third party gateways for tracking high altitude balloons.
Sending data between two ESP32 microcontroller boards using SPI interface, for the purpose of transferring data to be sent over LoRa radio.
A short post documenting figures from a LoRa distance test, designed to get the maximum distance in my area by altering both the software options and the antenna types.
Integrating a GPS module to a Raspberry Pi Pico to send telemetry data using a LoRa transmitter.
How to use Arduino IDE to program a Raspberry Pi Pico, including loading example sketches and loading custom code.
Using LoRa gateway software on a Raspberry Pi to transmit location and sensor data to Sondehub in order to display HAB telemetry for viewing by everyone.
Configuring ESP32 and Raspberry Pi 4 to use standalone Lora RFM9x modules for point to point data transfer, with connection details and list of usable libraries.
The start of a two month obsession into learning about high altitude ballooning and long range balloon tracking.
Using a Raspberry Pi Pico and ESP8266 WiFi module to create a web server in Micropython that can be accessed from a device - without an internet connection.
Configuring a Kubernetes cluster using kOps for a automated solution with flexibility and low cost. Also how to point a domain name at a cluster for access from the web.
Using Kubernetes with CLI and config files, communicating with pods inside and outside a cluster, with examples of a server connecting to a database.
Why the 'too many connections' error happens with Postgres on a Node.js serverless function like Vercel, how to stop it so you app runs smoothly, and an attempt at connection pooling
Using Progressive Web App technology to allow users to install websites on their devices using service workers and manifest files while providing offline support.
Tailwind CSS has received all sorts of criticism and praise, but here's why I think you should give it a go in your next project.
Boards like the Arduino Uno don't have WiFi as standard, so learn how to add internet connectivity to an Arduino board with the ESP8226-01 component.
A collection of must know Linux command line terms and tools for a modern web developer. From basic navigation to leveling up your terminal theme.
My first few days playing with Arduino using their beginners porject book.
A short post to outline a few features of my latest side project - Flighty.
Using .htaccess file to redirect server requests while preserving POST and GET data.
Using GPG, an open source implementation of PGP in order to decrypt a file programmatically in Node.
A few of my favourite ways to stay productive as a web developer. From staying organised to regular exercise, it's important to be at your best.
A quick reference guide to Node JS MongoDB ORM - Mongoose. From simple examples to real-life usage in a cheat sheet style.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the new European legislation coming into effect on 25th May 2018, but what does it mean for web developers and marketing professionals?
Observations of WebRTC and what it means to learn it's nuances, surrounding concepts, and applications in real-life situations.
How do you get inspired to learn web development? Try listening to a podcast! Check out my top picks.
I have come at React from an Angular background, and found the styling options of React pretty deep compared to Angular.
What is the force touch track pad good for anyway? This is the only thing.
A few of my favourite ways to align and position elements in CSS using Inline, Float, Flexbox and CSS Grid.
An overview of my experience with Ionic Framework, built on Angular.