Hello World Projects, an Intro

The idea behind Hello World Projects is to create simple tutorials that does one simple thing. Usually it involves turning on an LED or displaying "Hello World." These are simple building blocks you can use for more complicated projects. I often find that the simplest tutorial is actually most helpful.…

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Milling PCBs

Well, the nice folks at SoDo MakerSpace got me started on the CNC Mill and Laser Cutter. I used the smaller mill, a Shapeoko 2, to mill some PCBs. And by "some," I mean "one." Well, the first one broke into a hot mess. So I guess it was "some"…

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Dogfood

Eating your own dog food, also called dogfooding, is a slang term used to reference a scenario in which a company uses its own product to validate the quality and capabilities of the product. — Wikipedia When I design products, I make an effort to regularly use the products I make.…

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Ghost Hack

One of the good things about markdown is it lets you interject HTML in the middle. So far example, <div class="red">I'm red</div> **I'm bold** Gives you something like: I'm red I'm bold The Problem Here's the problem though, when you are writing in…

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