Electric Skate Board

  Describing my electric skateboard build. I have only driven this board seven miles so I cant say how far it will go. But I can say that its scary fast and very fun! Electrical was a cinch! Below you can see the layout of the parts that are needed […]

Updating the easy time card app

  Updated and revised   After releasing the easy time card app I realized that it looked very dull and relied heavily on androids basic graphics. It was a utility app I made for myself so early on this was ok. But after releasing it I wanted it to look […]

Git Hub Tutorial / Cheat Sheet

    Using Git was a bit of a headache the first time around. I remember day 1 complaining about it every 5 minutes. After a few days it becomes a trusted friend. Here is the tutorial I wish I found when learning to use it. Enjoy…and download the pdf […]

Adding a splash video player on Android

On my app I wanted to include an introductory video loaded directly ino the app instead of pulled form an internet source. Once the app was created I used a resource called handbrake which compressed my video into just a few megs.   The I applied the following code…   […]

Building a pdf programmatically on Android

In my recent project I needed to build a pdf and email it to a user. Android has a great library for this and I found it only took a few hours to get a reasonably readable pdf onto my screen.   The basic outline goes as follows Now for […]

Draw an animated bar chart on Android

How I drew a live bar chart in my sound proofing and STC app available on google play   The above picture is a screenshot of my android app where I needed to live display over 100 data points onto my screen. Here is how I did just that. Important to know is […]

Getting Fast Fourier Transform data on Android

How I broke down the sound waves in my sound proofing and STC app available on google play   In order to build this app I needed to understand how loud a sound was as well as which frequency I was hearing. Truthfully when I started this app I underestimated […]

Easy Time Card

Many offices today are still filling out paper time cards. Why you ask? How nefarious software integration is The learning curve Bugs or “features” Almost everyone is guilty of it. Products are designed to work with constant support resulting in monthly or yearly fees. Upgrades, server costs etc. But most […]

Foot Candle Light Meter

The foot candle light meter is one of the first apps developed. Very simple yet handy for construction professionals. Most, if not all, smartphones have an ambient light sensor which is used to control screen brightness. This hardware is designed and programmed by the manufacturer. So its very hard for […]

CNC Plasma Torch and Laser Diode

Here is the video I talk about my plasma cutter This video is great for instruction but has no video of plasma cutter working Truthfully after i did the test cuts, and forgot to video them I put my plasma cutter assembly away and haven’t had a chance to use […]