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Tilesetter for Quicker Pixel Art

Making tile sets for games can be very time consuming and takes a lot of work to get the tiles to look well together. Tilesetter is tool that takes all the time and difficulty out of tile set making. Tilesetter can be downloaded from HERE. Tilesetter can quickly and easily create tile sets by attaching…
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Show & Tell! 22 Oct. 2020

This week’s show and tell will be about organizing your electrical components! Join us to see some options and share yours alongside any ideas and projects you’re working on! It starts at 14:30 and goes on for an hour. Zoom Meeting ID: 862 7676 5257Password: 123456 https://concordia-ca.zoom.us/j/86276765257?pwd=N3FvcjhzTSthOWRJRXlSbTF0NHdRQT09

Python HTTP Server

Welcome to another Python tutorial everyone! Web severs are everywhere. Heck you are interacting with one right now! What is an HTTP Server? An HTTP web server is nothing but a process that is running on your machine and does exactly two things: 1- Listens for incoming http requests on a specific TCP socket address (IP address…
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Why mechanical keyboards -keyboard sizes

Before I got into mechanical keyboards, I thought keyboards come in at most two sizes, the keyboard like the one in every laptop and the “bigger ones” with a number pad and other things. Now I know that there are way more than that. Other than that, they are not only come with the most…
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A-Frame: VR in the Browser

A-Frame is a web framework for making VR games and environments in the browser. The last language you would expect to code VR in would be HTML, but A-Frame challenges your feeble expectations and has you code a game slap in the middle of an HTML file. A-Frame, being a web framework, loves hand-holding and…
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Build a Javascript Maze Game!

HTML and CSS are important building blocks in web development,  but JavaScript is the programming language that moves websites from function to fun. So it’s no surprise that games are on the list of fun JavaScript projects that let you practice your skills without falling asleep at the keyboard.  Martin’s Codepen maze is a perfect example…
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Show & Tell! 15.Oct 2020

This week’s show and tell will be all about assembling PCs! I explain how you can assemble your own gear and customize it depending on your usage! It starts at 14:30 and goes for an hour. Zoom Meeting ID: 852 0235 5041 Password: 185077 https://concordia-ca.zoom.us/j/85202355041?pwd=aGY0d1BzT1hweXVtSzcwdzZGUDEwZz09

From Mac to Penguin!

Do you have an old computer lying around and do not know what to do with it? Is it really old and not really worth anything? Before you throw it out in the garbage, try giving it a second life! I happen to have a bunch of old things around. Among them, an old 2nd…
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Snake Game Python Tutorial

I’m sure you all have played this game before so there’s no need for an intro for this one! In this post, we want to write the game itself — with python! You can find a YouTube video explaining the process HERE and the code HERE. Good luck!

Myo Armband Complete Destruction

I was recently tasked to do a teardown of a Myo Armband. If you’re not familiar with it, the Myo Armband is a bracelet with muscle sensors you put on your arm (ha! who would’ve guessed?). In essence, when you move your fingers, wrist or arm, it moves the muscles inside and the Myo detects…
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