Viam Sonus 2.0

2019-11-16 14:45 by Ian

This is an improved version of my audio router board.

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Recent breakout boards

2019-07-28 16:46 by Ian

Last month was busy for hardware. I spent most of the month in KiCAD, and OshPark just shipped the last wave.

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My collection of C-related rants

2016-09-24 22:54 by Ian

The thing that needs to be made clear is this: C is a permanent fixture. It is not going anywhere in your lifetime. You can use it, or not.

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C++ Style choices (notes)

2015-06-20 22:20 by Ian

This post is aimed at programmers-in-general, and covers some general stylistic perspectives.

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Data structures (Priority queues)

2015-06-20 21:57 by Ian

This will be an examination of one of the two key data structures in ManuvrOS: The Priority Queue.

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255mph intro to C++ Templates

2015-06-20 21:37 by Ian

When writing programs (no matter the language [human or otherwise]), you will repeat yourself. Unavoidable. Templates are a C++ feature that allow us to write the form of the code once, and rely on the compiler to replicate it for each unique type we use with it.

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Murum Lux: IPLogika iPack P401 Modules

2015-05-20 02:30 by Ian

This is a brief recount of my experience using the iPack P401 Module.

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Arduino library for the MGC3130

2015-05-13 06:38 by Ian

This post will cover the theory-of-operation of a driver for Microchip's weird and wonderful MGC3130 e-field gesture sensor. I will be using Microchip's Hillstar dev kit for the MGC3130, a chipKIT Fubarino Mini, and MPIDE. But the library ought to work with any other Arduino-esque microcontroller provided it has Wire.h.

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MurumLux: Overview

2015-05-12 22:20 by Ian

This is a high-level overview of MurumLux (Latin: "Wall of light"). It is a demo piece I built using Microchip's current top-of-the-line microcontroller. The chipKIT team wanted something eye-popping and fun to use for the bay area Maker Faire (May 2015). This is what I rolled for them.

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Fixing deficiencies in the Arduino IDE

2015-03-15 18:43 by Ian

In this poast (yes: "poast"), I will show you how to include libraries within libraries in the Arduino IDE and not break functionality elsewhere.

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