July 5, 2014

NodeJS Simple Web Server on the Tessel

As I mentioned in my last post, I recently received a Tessel in the mail. After running the blinky.js example, I moved on to a more traditional "Hello World" exercise with the simple server example from the NodeJS homepage.

July 2, 2014

Tessel – First Impressions

I ordered a Tessel last week. Less than 48 hours later I was on the command line exploring the brave new world of interpreted JavaScript on microcontrollers. This post will be the first of (I'm sure) several on the Tessel and focuses on my first impressions of the hardware, the Technical Machine team and the growing user community.

June 25, 2014

Using Keypress with RequireJS

I recently started using the Keypress JavaScript library. It implements the AMD API and, as such, works well with RequireJS. This post clears up how to instantiate a listener when using Keypress with RequireJS.

Posted in: JavaScript
June 1, 2014

On Documentation, Part 1

A couple of weeks ago the Athletics development team attended BrooklynJS. The stand out was Brittany Storoz’s talk on technical writing. This sparked an internal discussion on documentation and provided the impetus for writing this series on documentation.

May 21, 2014

The Bucket List

The following bucket list is in no particular order, though, as you'll see, some items, being more feasible than others, should possibly be pushed to the top of the stack. You'll see no mention of taking up en plein air painting in the French Polynesians or climbing Machu Picchu.

Posted in: ASM | Linux | Open Source | Raspberry Pi