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  • ZanCode Weekly Digest #2

    3D Printing 3DSystems Gives A Dog New 3D-Printed Legs General Programming The Log: What every software engineer should know about real-time datas unifying abstraction Attacking NoSQL and Node.js Server Side MongoDB Replication Dissecting a 19-year old bug Books The Lean Startup: How Todays Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically...

  • ZanCode Weekly Digest #1

    3D Printing Princeton Scientists 3d-Printing LEDs Into Contact Lenses General Programming Replacing Throwing Exceptions With Notification In Validations How The V8 Engine Works Why The Hell Would I Use Node.js? Full-Stack JavaScript With MEAN and Yeoman Books Modern C++ Programming with Test-Driven Development: Code Better, Sleep Better

  • Programming RPi on Arch Linux

    I got a new Raspberry Pi complete with the sunfounder sensor kit for my birthday this year. I’ve been wanting to delve into the world of embedded programming so this was a great gift for me. To start I’ve decided to go back and begin with bare metal programming. I’m...

  • Adding Copy & Paste to URXVT terminal

    When I migrated to Arch Linux and using the Awesome window manager I also adopted the famed urxvt terminal. This terminal is very configurable but doesn’t come with good defaults. In the case of this log specifically it is missing the ability to copy and paste into the terminal. I...

  • Installing nodejs on Arch Linux

    Installing node on ArchLinux has some trickery to it because Arch uses python to reference python 3 by default. Node uses python 2 during installation so we can update our system to reflect this. Make sure system has python 2 installed. As superuser do: $ pacman -S python2 Install nodejs...

  • CppCheck Linux Installation

    I needed to install a static analysis framework in a linux environment to run against a production project. There was enough subtlety to the process to record my steps in setup. All commands were performed on a debian 7 VM. Install and unpack from latest version. For me this was...

  • Arch Linux PostreSQL Installation

    This last weekend at a friends house I got tired of my desktop wallpaper and decided to migrate distro’s from my default, Debian, to Arch Linux. I’m now setting up my rails development environment. I prefer PostgreSql for my database. To get the gem ‘pg’ running in my application I...

  • Jekyll Blog Feed

    Summary Starting this blog to allow a fast and easy way to document my programming and engineering antics This is how I can format code @obj.each do |o| puts "#{obj.prop}" end That’s all for now!

  • Jekyll Introduction

    This Jekyll introduction will outline specifically what Jekyll is and why you would want to use it. Directly following the intro we’ll learn exactly how Jekyll does what it does. Overview What is Jekyll? Jekyll is a parsing engine bundled as a ruby gem used to build static websites from...