Currently, almost all of us use the GPS module in our smartphone. Whether for navigation, saving traveled path, entertainment such as geocaching or in many other situations. In most cases, smartphone is the best option, but sometimes we may need a dedicated solution to save our routes, e.g. during a several-day trip without access to electricity or simply when the battery in our phone is low.
Prices of 3D printers have recently become more and more affordable for ordinary users and more good budget models can be found on the market. Unfortunately, they often have their disadvantages. One of them may be the volume level of such a printer during work. In this tutorial I will show you how to minimize the sounds from Anycubic i3 Mega printer to at least bearable level.
Probably many of us have a small gadget in the house like hourglass. Unfortunately, it usually serves at most as an ornament because nobody wants to rotate it. I received this type of toy a long time ago and it layed on the shelf for a long time until I automated its rotation with just a few electronic components.
WordPress is one of the most popular CMS in the world, it is estimated that about 27.5% of the web sites are based on this system. So when creating mobile applications, there is a great chance that we will need to know how to work with WordPress based sites.
The amount of data processed by machines today is immense. It is estimated that every day is created 2.5 quintillion bits of data such as movies, music, books, documents and other. And while many of these data are generated directly on the computer, we still some times have to extract information from analogue media. Even then, editing such data is not always easy task as with all scanned documents. In this case, OCR software can help us greatly. With a little effort we can create such a software.
Arduino is a very interesting device through which we can build a lot of unusual electronic designs. The cost of original device such as Arduino Uno is about 25$ and even if we decide to buy Chinese substitute rarely wewi;; be able to find anything with price lower than 5$. For many projects this may be already suitable price, but with all the options offered by Arduino Uno we usually only need what gives us a main component which is microcontroller and it’s price and size is not large.
Saving information to database is an extremely important task which almost every more advanced applications need to do. There are many solutions that allow us to achieve this, however still most common is used relational databases with SQL language. One of most popular solutions for web applications written in Java is Hibernate framework.
Combining mobile application with an external server is often important part for many services, so in this tutorial will be presented how such connection can be created using the basic functions of an android, Java servlets, and XML.
Led Cube is a relatively interesting gadget that can surprise many guests. This is a toy consisting of RGB LEDs that can be individually programmed to give a very spectacular visual effects. In this article will be shown how to create such toy yourself using mostly 64 RGB LEDs and a microcontroller.
In fact, almost every game requires background. For simple games often we chose a static image. However, more often is used a moving image following the player. There are many softwares for creating game background but for me well suited program is Tiled Map Editor.