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PHP Authentication for Administrative CMS with Angular 4

Aug 27, 2017

Edit: Update Here! Flat File CMS with Google Sheets, PHP, and Angular 4 In the process of developing an Angular 4 CMS with Flat Files I knew I needed some sort of authentication to enable administrators to login to special areas to edit the content that is within JSON files. In the regard, I may […]

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Angular 4 CMS using Flat Files

Aug 22, 2017

Edit2: An even better update: Flat File CRUD API with just one PHP file for React and Angular apps. Edit: Update Here! Flat File CMS with Google Sheets, PHP, and Angular 4 If you’re looking to make a Content Management System (CMS) there’s no doubt you’ve probably seen the infinite possibilities of different backends (C#/.NET, […]

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Funny Snapshot in Time (jQuery Portfolio)

Aug 9, 2017

I recently found an old website I made in college as a portfolio/resume. I wrote it completely from scratch using PHP, jQuery/Javascript, HTML, and CSS. It’s actually an SPA and grabs the content for different pages asynchronously with AJAX. jQuery is definitely one of my favorite languages, it’s a lot of fun! Check it out! […]

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Machine Learning Classification with an IoT Colorimeter

Aug 7, 2017

In a recent post, I showed you how to create an IoT Analog Colorimeter using the Particle Photon with an RGB LED and Photoresistor. This time, we will actually collect a small amount of data and perform some machine learning classification using sklearn to train a classifier to detect different colors. The steps we will […]

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Update your RAMPS 3D Printer to a DuetWifi!

Aug 5, 2017

I recently built my own P3Steel variant of the RepRap 3D printers. When I got started, I decided to source my components to try to get decent quality ones at a lower price. I bought the frame on eBay from a supplier in Spain, the electronics from China (robotdigg.com), and all the extra parts I […]

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IoT Analog Colorimeter Part 1

Jul 30, 2017

For this post I figured it would be fun to create a low cost analog colorimeter, essentially a device that can sense the color of an object in front of it. You can buy a digital colorimeter, but I’ve made one in the past and thought it was a pretty interesting experience due to the […]

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Simple RGB LED with IoT

Jul 26, 2017

In my academic research the Arduino was my microcontroller of choice, so when I found out about the Photon, a WiFi enabled Arduino for only $20, I grabbed one and started experimenting. A lot of people like the idea of “Smart Homes” but don’t have the means to implement custom solutions themselves. The Particle framework […]

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