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Kinect Hacks for OSX

October 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

We  got a Microsoft Kinect 360 camera through Craigslist back in April. The main reason we got it was because the cool Kinect-based hacks, which had been Linux and [...]

Dennis Ritchie

October 13, 2011 // 0 Comments

Dennis  Ritchie passed away yesterday. He was nowhere as famous as Steve Jobs, but his influence in the tech world was perhaps even greater. Few people outside of the [...]

iPhone Dev Setup

September 23, 2011 // 0 Comments

In case you have not heard, iPhone and iPad apps are now a billion-dollar business. Many people are making decent livings writing apps for Apple’s smartphones and [...]

Development Setup

September 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

If you develop software as a profession, then you know what it is like to spend a good part of the day in front of a monitor. Setting things up to maximize both comfort and [...]

DIY CNC

August 4, 2011 // 0 Comments

When we decided on two of Clayton Boyer’s clock plans in June we thought they were going to be our only RainyDayProjects for this Winter. However, when we saw [...]

iOS Programming

July 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

When  it is too hot to be outside working in the RainyDayGarden, we crank up the AC, stay inside, and brush up on our iOS programming skills. Keeping current with the iOS [...]

Digital Publishing for the iPad

June 27, 2011 // 0 Comments

Compared  to the likes of Wired and Martha Stewart Living, we are a small publisher (100K viewers/month, <2000 downloads/iPad issue). When we heard that Adobe was [...]

Gardening and Software Development

June 1, 2011 // 0 Comments

Gardening  has a lot of similarity with software development. There are a lot of ways to go about it and some of it works better than others. Take planting perennials vs [...]

Thousand Character Reference

May 4, 2011 // 0 Comments

The  idea of using Adobe’s DMP tools to convert a project we did about eight years ago into a reference text for the iPad came to us in a roundabout fashion. It [...]

Adobe DMP Tools: Fast & Furious

May 3, 2011 // 0 Comments

Adobe recently announced that the beta period for their Digital Magazine Publishing tools will end in June. This means that the free tools we used to create the 2010 Gift [...]
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