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Parse is shutting down

Facebook acquired the Parse platform back in 2013 for $85 million. Parse is a very convenient way to store and retrieve data and that is the main reason many mobile developers was using it. You can think of it as Googles Firebase. But yesterday’s announcement

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Arduino mini plotter [vids]

I started making a mini plotter based on the Arduino platform mostly because I was cleaning the storage room and I found some old cdrom drives laying around. So instead of throwing them away I thought that it would be a good idea to use

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Raspberry Pi Zero

I am sure you heard the news about the new Raspberry Pi model with the code name Zero. It still amazes be how such advanced technology can be packed in a tiny pcb and purchased for only 5£. The specs: 1Ghz, Single-core CPU 512MB RAM

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.NET Micro Framework 4.4 released

Great news for people like me that love Netduino and Visual studio. .NET Micro Framework 4.4 is now available for download. Important thing here is that Microsoft haven’t abandoned this framework. The .NET Micro Framework team is pleased to announce the release of .NET Micro

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UpBoard – The new player in card size computers

UP is the computer board for makers and professional makers. UP is the bridge between your hobby and your future business. UP unleashes the power of the Intel x5-Z8300 QuadCore 1.44Ghz (1.84GHz) 64 bit 2W CPU. The 40 Pin I/O connector, the USB 3.0 OTG,

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Intel Curie, the revolution in wearables

The Intel® Curie™ module is the first platform of its kind from Intel, a complete low-power solution designed for companies interested in developing wearable devices as well as consumer and industrial edge products. The Intel® Curie™ module packs a robust set of features into its

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Healthy developer

Is agile points giving you headaches? Tight deadlines? You feeling exhausted? Have a read on this nice article I found on tutsplus which suggest some simple steps that you can take to keep you healthy. Conclusion When I was young, the internet wasn’t a thing

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Windows 10 will run Android apps?

The last couple of hours there are a lot of rumours on many internet tech websites that Microsoft will announce plans to allow users to run Android apps in Windows 10. If this is true then definitely we are talking about a game changer decision.

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DragonBoard 410c will run Windows 10

The DragonBoard 410c is roughly the same size as a Raspberry Pi 2, but it has a faster 64-bit CPU, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and GPS connections — four features which the 32-bit Pi 2 lacks. The DragonBoard 410c costs $75, but its beefier specs could make

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Arduino IDE for ESP8266

Arduino-compatible IDE with ESP8266 support This project brings support for ESP8266 chip to the Arduino environment. ESP8266WiFi library bundled with this project has the same interface as the WiFi Shield library, making it easy to re-use existing code and libraries. Basic Wiring functions pinMode, digitalRead,