Code

Blocking vs non-blocking timers in Arduino and Particle

When coding for Arduino you may wish to run certain code once every N milliseconds. For a very simple program like blinking a LED with a 2 seconds interval using the delay() function will be sufficient. But what about multiple bits of code where each require a different interval? Using delay() they will slow each other down, significantly disrupting your program. The solution is the meassure the last time the code parts were executed.

By Franklin, ago
Code

Fix Boot Camp error with VMware Fusion on macOS High Sierra

With macOS High Sierra Apple introduced the APFS filesystem with improved integrity protection. You can boot into Windows just fine, but when you wish to load a Boot Camp OS within a Fusion virtual machine the loader complains about a missing disk or some missing EFI elements. Eventually you get a blue screen Boot Manager screen with a bunch of options/ According to VMware is UEFI missing an APFS driver.

By Franklin, ago
Bookmarks

Bookmark: sketching

Apart from the Capitalize Every Word In Every Title annoyance this article is a nice short reminder why sketching is good for everyone. Why You Should Start Sketching Everything; Even If Your Drawing Is Terrible

By Franklin, ago
Bookmarks

Dagobert

I just accidentally ran into this awesome drawing of my hero Dagobert Duck on Tumblr. Haven’t visited that site in ages and the first time since forever this image appeared on the background of their login page. What a great moment. Source of drawing http://drawloverlala.tumblr.com/post/164048766521/theres-only-one-day-until-the-new-ducktales-airs

By Franklin, ago
Quotes

Socialize

You want to bring people together, you send them through hell. You want to split them apart, you give them a secret. — 12 Monkeys S03E07

By Franklin, ago