CMake

I like Makefiles. I understand Makefiles. I've been using Makefiles for a long time. Mine are never that complicated, but I use them even when even when I should probably be using a Bash script, because I can put several commands in them them, and they're pretty easy ...

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Qt Experiments

I was experimenting in Windows to find different C++ IDEs, and how they handle the new C++11 standards. I normally C++ work in Linux, and Vim, Clang, and Makefiles work pretty well together, but this takes more setup in Windows. In Windows, I'll depend on and IDE more ...

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Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500 in Linux

So, I spent the morning trying to get my Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500 scanner to work in Linux. This is a great, fast scanner, that has a multiple document handler thas works very well. It works great under Windows and comes with a version of Adobe Acrobat. I just want to ...

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"Roby the Costerbot"

Although we didn't place, and I never expected to, we were listed in the contest results for the Jameco Robot build contest. Woot!

Final parts list:

  • 2 CD platters with standoffs

  • 2 Medium hobby servos modified for continuous rotation

  • Ardweeny (breadboardable Arduino clone) as main processor

  • 7805 voltage regulator ...

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