Tag Archives: programming

How to Learn New Programming Skills Quickly

With the advent of new technology, it is now possible for anyone to learn to code without stepping outside of their home. All you need is a computer with internet access. However, not everyone gets it the first time they attempt to learn how to code. In this post, I have shared a few tips to help you speed up ...

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Halo 2600 Code Visualized

Much like any other game console, Atari cartridges contained executable code along with corresponding data. Much of Atari game code is in the language of mathematics – if x is true, go to y. In this visualization of the custom Halo 2600, a adaptation of Halo for the Atari 2600 we’ve posted about in the past, each time there is ...

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Guy Uses Custom Programmed Super Mario Game to Propose

Geek hero Adam Lynch decided to put a gamer spin on the traditional act of marriage proposal by creating his own custom programmed version of Super Mario World, titled Super Dez World, in honor of his fiancee Desiree. Saturday September 11thhe tells me hes been playing around with programming video games. I think this is an awesome idea; he has ...

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The Human Body in HTML and PHP

You know, websites and the human body aren’t that different when it all comes down to it. We both have a head, we both have a body (some beefier than others) and we both have our spots we’d prefer to be hidden to the general public. You can argue that making a baby is a much more entertaining activity, but ...

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Palm Opens Up Pre SDK

Good news for those of you who are sick of the iPhone. Palm has finally let loose the Mojo SDK, which will enable developers to build apps for its upcoming Pre phone. In addition to the standard fare in a phone-based SDK, Palm is offering “cloud computing” services which emulate push technology. Sounds like someone is trying to compete with ...

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Control an iPod With Arduino

The iPod is hands down the most popular music player on the market nowadays. To really get the most out of it, you’ll need to whip out your Arduino microcontroller and the soldering iron. Using a new library written to allow control of an iPod through a the 13-pin connector, you’ll be able to write programs that can get the ...

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A LEGO Mindstorms Safe

We’re in dire need of some new LEGO stories here at Gearfuse, so be sure to send us some tips. In the mean time, check out this awesome LEGO Safe. It features a working electronic lock and weighs 14.3 pounds, making it quite the usable safe. It uses the LEGO Mindstorms NXT system, allowing for a fully programmable safe. Of ...

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Open Source “Game Boy” Made With An Arduino

Here’s an Arduino with a shitload of modules and shields attached to it. Blogger Matt sells these on his site, Liquidware.com, for $249.93. It comes with an Arduino, a MeCap Backpack, a TouchShield Stealth, an ExtenderShield and an InputShield. The TouchShield reads the position of the joystick, and outputs a little colored dot on the TouchShield screen. It’s essentially an ...

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Tons Of Hacking Books Available Online For Free

Fancy a PDF read on a new topic? Of course you do! Learning is essential to getting into a hacker mindset. How are you going to exploit a server’s vulnerabilities without knowing any Perl? Lucky for us, the team at HackNMod found some shady FTP site (with an HTML-based index) that features hundreds of scanned books in PDF form. You’ll ...

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Mathematical Butterflies

Those of you skilled in ActionScript or Processing might want to give this formula a try. Designed by Clifford Pickover, the mathematical formula will generate butterflies of all shapes and sizes. I bet by using an Arduino to generate objects and using Processing to render the output, you could end up with some beautiful patterns and shapes. Oh, but the ...

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