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MinGW: Made Easier

We had initially covered a tutorial to Install MinGW environment. Now the installation has become even easier with the Automated MinGW Installer . This is a single executable file that needs to be downloaded and it would take you through … Continue reading

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Scripting Android(SL4A) with Python on LG Optimux P500

We got our first Android Phone LG Optimus P500 with Android 2.2 Version. This phone has 512MB of internal RAM which is good to give a decent performance. We did not limit us to this, we wanted to make some … Continue reading

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Processing.js : Java Script Revolution powered by Processing

Processing.js is the Java Script version of the¬†Original¬†Processing designed with Java. Now the sketches can me written and used on the websites seamlessly. Processing.js makes your data visualizations, digital art, interactive animations, educational graphs, video games, etc. work using web … Continue reading

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MinGW: pexports for Windows DLLs

We were trying to extract the MinGW compatible library for FTDI driver DLL, this is part of the d2xx Project for PyUSB – Python Based FT232 Bit Banging Tutorial. This was part of upgrading the PyUSB package for Python 2.7 … Continue reading

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Debounce a Button: A Common Problem

De-bouncing a button has been a challenge for any embedded engineer. Well not to say “challenging:, it is always a nagging stuff. Some time you trade with time, code space or some other resource. Hack-A-Day organized an event to collect … Continue reading

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Save the Pen Drive from Infection (a.k.a USB Storage Protection)

Recently I found a trick to make my Pen Drives safe. This was to say that if you connect to an Infected PC you may be spared by warnings only. In fact as per study the majority of people who … Continue reading

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MinGW: Win32 Adventure Begins

MinGW, a contraction of “Minimalist GNU for Windows”, is a minimalist development environment for native Microsoft Windows applications. I had know this for a long time. For many cross compilers I was using GNU gcc compiler. However my Win32 experience … Continue reading

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WAVE sound File in PCM Format: Long Lost treasure Hunt

I had always wanted to play and decode the WAVE file properly. I had little success on this using the Microchip’s MDD File System in my Project L.A.T.H.I. Recently I came across a wonder full article and am publishing the … Continue reading

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mbed Platform Review

I received an mbed kit from one of my friends. How luck I was, to discover this innovative new platform. It basically consists of LPC1768 NXP Semiconductor’s ARM Cortex-M3 microcontroller. The board is equipt will all sots of comm interfaces … Continue reading

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Web Development Made Simple – I

I was looking around for some easy to implement CMS(Content Management Systems) for my Friend. Well out of all the big CMS like Joomla, Drupal, etc my friend wanted some thing radically simple without the Database stuff. So I found … Continue reading

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