I have this variable DC power supply for monkeying around with electronics. I don’t have any free time nor dedicated space for it so I wanted to add a carrying strap to store it away. My mom gave me an old purse and I made a strap out of it.
3 pics make it seem fast but I also had to drill holes and figure out how to select from 20 different types of rivets.
I while ago I got a tube amp soldering kit. It came as a bare PCB and a bag of components to solder onto it. This is the case I designed and 3D printed for it.
Source files at thingiverse
I was asked by my good friends at the Java MUG to make a presentation. Slides are here. This was my first time using Reveal.js and once I figured out how to write all the slides in Markdown this is going to be my new presentation format instead of remarkjs.
I proposed the Vinli Cli as a way to make it easier to play around with our APIs. We had just developed this really cool Virtual Vinli service to allow developers to get test data into their Vinli apps without having to plug in a device and drive around the block with every build. We had the API ready and the idea of building another web portal didn’t bring me joy.
I wanted to steal the best parts of every command line tool I’ve ever used and make one cool tool for developers and internal testers. I remember fondly using the Nodejitsu CLI and being impressed with the ability to sign up for Nodejitsu right in the command line. Also nowadays every tool has a
.yml or some sort of config file in the project. A typical project I work on has
.editorconfig and perhaps even a
.bowerrc for good measure. I had to get in on that action with
Anyways I wrote a blog post about it over at the Vinli dev blog.