Tag Archives: Beginner

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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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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New Coding Series! C, C++, Java, and C#!

I’ve decided to try putting some videos on YouTube for how to start coding. The goals of these are to be very basic (for now) and help people who want to learn how to code, get started. I’ll start off … Continue reading

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Zookeeper on OpenSuSE

In the marathon tutorial, I gave a five second install for setting up zookeeper and that works for basic testing, but let’s go a little more in depth and set up a service. This isn’t going to be too long … Continue reading

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Debian chroot in OpenSuSE

So, I mentioned setting up an OpenSuSE chroot and that quick snippit is still good, but the most common is probably doing Debian on OpenSuSE. Here is an old document I wrote around 2011. I’ll freshen up some parts, but … Continue reading

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Quickie on Steam

So, I know I’m late to the party, but Yooka Laylee has been released and I got it through kickstarter (after @JonTron mentioned it). I really enjoyed Banjo-Kazooie and its sequel for the N64. I know there are bigger fans … Continue reading

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Quickie on Docker

For those of you who don’t know, Docker is a way to have isolated applications that are able to be sent to various OS while being agnostic of that OS. It has the advantage of chroot in that chroot is … Continue reading

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