Category Archives: Computer Science

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Writing an IRC bot

Some students wanted me to get involved with GHOULL again, and I agreed to. However, these guys will be in charge and I’ll just be lecturing.. Anyway, I decided we should have an IRC channel (freenode #GHOULL) and if we’re … Continue reading

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Getting Started with the BeagleBone PocketBeagle

Arrow current has a sale where when you spend over $20, you get upgraded to overnight shipping for free! I saw this through an e-mail through them and I had just heard about the Pocket Beagle so I decided I’d … Continue reading

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Pantum P2500 on Linux

I’ve had a Pantum P2500W laser printer for a while and it’s a cheap B&W printer. I use it for printing journal articles and for making PCBs. It does its job quite well and I’d even recommend it. What’s good … Continue reading

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Remote Install of OpenSuSE

It’s time to update the network! Most of the services I host have been running off of my main desktop which isn’t very safe, so I have this plan drawn out on my white board and I’m finally starting to … Continue reading

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Nice little Hackathon

So I have an interview tomorrow and I was asked to show off a recent project I completed. Well, I don’t really have one of those, so I decided to just make a project real quick. I wound up making … Continue reading

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Problems with JSON and FOSS

So, over the past year or so, I’ve been introduced to JSON. JSON is an alright format and is easier to write than XML (did I remember that close tag?). However, my biggest gripe with it is the license. Behold … Continue reading

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SSL is live!

So, for those of you who want to connect securely, the option is now available. Secure Version This is made with my own CA and keys, so you’ll get a warning, but as long as these fingerprints match up, then … Continue reading

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Learning C++ for beginners: Variables and cin

Continuing on with our series. Here we’ll be talking about getting input from the user. Notes from the video: 1) Review: Homework (Print name, add 10 numbers) cout, iostream, int main() 2) variables 3) cin 4) Homework Read about argc … Continue reading

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Introduction to Programming C++: Hello World

I’ve uploaded a new video as an introduction to programming. We jump right into programming with the famous Hello World program. Notes from the video are here: 1) Desktop Entry: Code: [Desktop Entry] Name=Netbeans Icon=/usr/local/netbeans-8.2/nb/netbeans.png TryExec=/usr/local/netbeans-8.2/bin/netbeans Exece=/usr/local/netbeans-8.2/bin/netbeans Type=Application OR ln … Continue reading

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Interesting bit of Java technology: Vaadin

So I went to a talk on Vaadin and found it very interesting and very simple. Basically it’s a Java framework for the web. I found creating a simple website with it to be remarkably easy and a great idea … Continue reading

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