More doodling, less code

March 14, 2013 Leave a comment

Recently I’ve been playing a lot with a program called Rainmeter which can put lots of shiny system monitoring widgets on your desktop. After a few shots at making some widgets for myself I got a bit bored of messing around with ini files (used to configure Rainmeter) and so have started making an application to build the widgets graphically.

This project is one of a growing number that I’m putting up on GitHub, making it easier for me to access wherever I am and easier for people to get hold of my source code. You should now be able to clone my OpenGL and DirectX tutorials (along with a couple of my other projects) from my GitHub page.

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Bob and the Git!

July 27, 2012 Leave a comment

Improving the way I make my software has been on my mind for some time and just recently I’ve actually taking a couple of good steps (I hope) to achieving these improvements.

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ArduinoLight Update

May 6, 2012 17 comments

I’ve been running an updated (and I think improved!) version of my ArduinoLight project for some time, so I figured it was time to post some details about it.

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SOPA Strike

January 18, 2012 Leave a comment

Just thought I’d make a brief post regarding the SOPA strike that many sites are going through.I’m not from America so unfortunately I can’t go bang on my local senators door. I do, however, think it’s great to see so many sites blacking out to raise awareness of the issue and to protest this censorship bill.

To find out more check out the SOPA Strike website

By “Popular” Demand

January 9, 2012 12 comments

Someone posted a comment on one of my posts asking if they could get hold of the application I made to run my Adalight device. I’ve uploaded a (hopefully) working version now and you can download it here.

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ArduinoLight: First prototype

December 9, 2011 19 comments

To follow on from my last post, I’ve now stuck the LEDs and Arduino together in some sort of working fashion and have now started to play around programming it. Some of my results are below.

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Good things come in small packages

November 21, 2011 Leave a comment

I recently spotted an article on lady ada’s site that showed how to create an ambient lighting rig for your PC’s monitor using an Arduino. Seeing as I’d had my Duemilanove sat around idle for over a year I figured that this would be the project to finally put it to some use!

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