Mark Coleman

hello dot net from OS X

Old news to some, but trying it out finally. C_LOG_17

Tonight I am going to install dot net core on os x. There is an official guide on the github page that looks promising so let's go through the steps and see where we end up.

The guide relies on homebrew which helps easily install packages for os x. If you need to install it simply run the command.

ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL . . .

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December 16, 2015

Homebridge -> LED

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Tonight was a big night. I had the goal of using home kit to turn on and off the LED attached to the raspberry pi. This was accomplished by the open source project homebridge which I setup previously on my iMac. The documentation on creating a plugin is is sparse but I was able to piece together a working accessory that worked with . . .

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December 15, 2015

Pump up the Pi

Migrating to a larger microSd Card, C_LOG_15

In my pi adventures I think it is time to swap out to a larger microSd card. I was able to pick up a class 10 32gb microSd card for about $12 dollars.

Before

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about 3.6gb free on the stock sd card that was in my kit


Since I am late to this game off to google to find a suitable guide. This describes . . .

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December 14, 2015

Spritzgebäck

First christmas cookie, C_LOG_14

Spritzgebäck

Today's creativity is the photo documentation on the process of making jutch93 favorite christmas cookie. The whole process was over in a blur, however I was able to capture the key moments of mixing and baking.

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Yum

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December 13, 2015

Setting up HomeBridge

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This week I read about homebridge. This immediately peaked my interest in my adventures with the Raspberry Pi. I wonder if I could ask siri to flash the led? I suppose the easiest way is to see if we can get homebridge setup based on the readme.md.

sudo npm install -g homebridge

After a few seconds I ran the command homebridge . . .

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December 12, 2015

Trying out Wiring Pi

Write to that GPIO real good, C_LOG_12

Previously I tried out the pi-gpio package to get my led to flash, but wanted to explore other options. After a bit of searching around the internets I stumbled upon wiringPi and a corresponding node wrapper.

The documentation didn't have any apparent quick start examples but after reading a few examples. I clobbered together an . . .

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December 11, 2015

Drawing Homer

Drawing a random Homer ornament, C_LOG_11

Tonight I wanted to do something different and decided to sketch a homer ornament that is currently on our Christmas tree.

I utilized the app Procreate to record the sketch.

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December 10, 2015