Easily debug Python apps with IPython

November 08, 2018


You can easily debug any python app by adding two lines of code that simply adds a "breakpoint" that embeds the IPython interpreter.

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Jupyterlab as an engineering blog server - Part 1

November 02, 2018


This blog is powered by enaml-web and Jupyterlab as an admin backend. Jupyterlab happens to be great for doing everything, including writing and previewing markdown as well as testing any code you have.

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Retrofitting an Engraver - Part 3 - Spindle

October 29, 2018


Unfortunately the spindle on my old Dahlgren System 300z engraver didn't work when I got it, this how I fixed it.

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How manually to build a Teensy 3.2 project

October 26, 2018


If you don't want to use the Arduino IDE to build an Arduino .ino file you can use the arduino-builder to integrate with a better IDE like IDEA, Eclipse, KDevelop, etc...

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Serving static and media files with Dokku

October 25, 2018


Dokku is a great open source heroku like tool for managing sites. This post will show how to configure nginx to locally serve static and media files.

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Messing with Plasma Mobile

October 24, 2018


I bought a Nexus 5X to mess around with Plasma Mobile. I've been running KDE neon on my laptop for a little over 2 years now and have only good things to say about it.

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Retrofitting an Engraver - Part 2 - Steppers

October 17, 2018


Getting the steppers working was quite easy. The guy I bought the engraver from said the spindle worked but he couldn't get the steppers working.

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DeclaraCAD clipping planes and editor updates

September 01, 2018


DeclaraCAD now supports clipping planes, more editing functionally, and the drawing components have been refactored to improve speed!

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Retrofitting an Engraver - Part 1

August 27, 2018


I got an old Dahlgren System 300z engraver! It's a 3-axis engraver with a work area of 12" x 24" x 1.5".

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