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Making Terrain in Unity and Unreal

Both Unity and Unreal engines have tools for you to make large, spanning landscapes for games or just for rendering a scene. Both engines have landscape tools such as sculpting, texture painting, and foliage painting to help create a detailed, alive landscape. A tutorial for terrain creation in Unity can be found HERE. A similar…
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A Guide to USB-C, to Help You See More Clearly

USB-C is the new standard for ports but what was supposed to be a new universal connector can be slightly confusing at times as not all are equal. Have you been trying to connect your USB-C device like a laptop to an external monitor or to charge it and it is not working? Here’s a…
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Join us for winter Zoom meetups here!

“Show and tell” your projects, hear more details on the week’s tutorials, or just say hi. This semester we will use the a recurring meeting, so starting January 19th until April 13th (inclusive) you can join our Zoom meetings here. Just to recap that is every Tuesday, from 1-2 pm. If you prefer to join…
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Login and Registration System with C++

To practice learning C++, you can do a lot of projects from easy to advanced levels. Each of these projects that we are going to talk about during this semester will teach you something new so that you are familiar with the most important topics that will always come in handy when you build real-world…
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building a self-watering system using Arduino

Some times I just forget about watering my plants, I’m sure you do too, so I got myself an Arduino kit and make a system that water my plants for me also log data such as soil and lighting. I followed this tutorial. Have fun with your Arduino kit if you have one on hand!…
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Build A JavaScript Mouseover Element

Another bit of JavaScript goodness you’ve come to rely on online is the mouseover effect—instances where hovering a mouse over a certain icon or area on a screen produces an action or result from the spot where you’re hovering. Mouseovers are a routine part of JavaScript development, so spending your time on a quick mouseover…
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LED Controller Using an Arduino and MOSFET

Over the semester, I was interested in building an LED controller to control the intensity of lights and I figured I would share a very basic way of doing it. I couldn’t find any guides that were exactly what I wanted but this might be useful to some. The plan was to run 12v LEDs…
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Control Your PC Gaming

Since finals have ended and we have an extended winter break, its time to take a break from work and have some fun playing video games. If you want to do some PC gaming, but don’t want to use a keyboard, you can grab a controller from another console and use it to play on…
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Show & Tell Dec. 17!

This week’s show and tell will be about machine learning ideas and a short presentation! Join us to see different ideas and to share yours alongside any projects you’re working on! It starts at 14:30 and goes for an hour. Link: https://concordia-ca.zoom.us/j/87403440587?pwd=ZXhLbUZLTnJKVjV0eURvVzJaQ3J5QT09 ID: 874 0344 0587Password: 917048

Python Color Detector

Colour detection is the process of detecting the name of any color. Simple isn’t it? Well, for humans this is an extremely easy task but for computers, it is not straightforward. Human eyes and brains work together to translate light into color. Light receptors that are present in our eyes transmit the signal to the…
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