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How to use an ESP8266 — a jumpstart tutorial

ESP8266 in the wild

If you haven’t done so already, go buy yourself an ESP8266-based board. It is a powerful little microcontroller. Something like Arduino but with WiFi. What hardware to get ESP8266 board. Various versions are available: tiny 8-pin ones: esp8266-wi-fi-wireless-serial-port-data-transceiver-module-blue-black-369015 bigger ones

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HTTP and HTTPS running on the same port

Running HTTP and HTTPS on the same port with Apache. They said it couldn’t be done. They were wrong! https://github.com/Dejvino/https-multiplexer I’ve modified a simple Python port forwarding utility to act as a port multiplexer that can automatically forward HTTP and

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Peer to peer in JavaScript

I just came across PeerJS – Peer-to-peer JavaScript library. Great to see this kind of API available, hope  we will soon see some real-world applications. (879)

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Project idea – Fixing the ISS

There is an interesting project for your next free weekend – fixing the ISS by inventing a solar panel positioning algorithm. Sounds fun! http://hackaday.com/2013/01/19/write-code-fix-the-space-station-win-10000/ For more information: http://www.topcoder.com/iss/ (883)

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Inferno vs. Java

An interesting read back from the year 1996 about Inferno vs. Java – http://doc.cat-v.org/inferno/historical_documents/website/infernojava Infernos with its programming language (Limbo) seemed like such an awesome project. Why did it not take off and why do we use Java instead? I

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Java on a microcontroller

Finally a way to write code for those “simple” microcontrollers – in Java! http://hackaday.com/2012/10/15/%CE%BCj-a-java-virtual-machine-for-microcontrollers/   (1264)

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The Cellular Automaton Method for Cave Generation

The Cellular Automaton Method for Cave Generation by j2kun on Math ∩ Programming (1724)

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Common Linux config files

Finally got fed up with not being able to find my VIM or BASH configuration files when I needed them the most. That’s why I created my “configs page”:cfg.dejvino.com (758)

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WPConn looking good

My Friendica –> WordPress Connector (wpconn) is looking good! It is able to assign the right categories to the post as specified in the original Friendica post. For more info: https://github.com/Dejvino/friendica-addons/tree/master/wpconn (707)

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Friendica 2 WordPress

The current Friendica –> WordPress connection is not as fully implemented as I hoped for it to be. It can only create a post with title+content, but the post is not assigned to any category, no tags are added. This

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