Announcing a new Drupal module that enhances your existing site with drop-in support for Progressive Web App functionality.
Thoughts on all things between tech and art.
To eliminate third-party tracking on my website I have transitioned off Google Analytics and am now using Matomo.
I've moved exclusively to Webmentions instead of using a more traditional commenting system. Respond to this entry by linking to it from your own website!
Brave offers a new compensation model for web publishing, but people often publish on subdomains they don't directly control. Learn how to verify your USER.github.io domain with Brave Publishers.
Using the Service Worker offline cache to progressively enhance static content.
Brave offers a new compensation model for web publishing. Instead of relying on third-party advertising, sites can be paid directly by visitors using digital currency.
Learning how to program Arduino in the open. This time I'm learning how to use the Bare Conductive TouchBoard Pro kit.
Learning to program Arduino in the open. Building a small, automated greenhouse using sensors and hobbyist-grade electronic components.
Learning to program Arduino in the open. Showing real-time temperature and humidity data on a liquid crystal display.
Learning to program Arduino in the open. This experiment involved the Johnny Five platform and Socket.io, allowing me to power an Adafruit NeoPixel from my pet project bustashape.
Stabilize inconsistent analog input signals with input smoothing. Some basic math operations help us collect more reliable data.
Using the LilyPad Arduino to build a LED turn-signal system into a jacket, increasing night time safety for bicyclists.
Learning how to program Arduino in the open. This experiment involved a soil moisture sensor and an Arduino Uno.
Learning how to program Arduino in the open. This project used the LilyPad Arduino to decorate a purse with LEDs.
Learning how to program Arduino in the open. This experiment involved a light sensor and Arduino IDE's Serial Plotter.
Learning how to program Arduino in the open. This experiment involved a light sensor and pulse width modulation.
A fun little technique to add depth and subtlety to your design.
A preview of an upcoming web standard that lets you use a shorter, more reliable syntax for simple CSS Transforms.
Learn how to display a list of user-saved articles when they return to your website while offline.
A few practical uses for Physical Web beacons that can benefit regular people.
A tech overview of my side project for creating art on the web.
Certain new features of the Web Platform require a secure origin, complicating local development and testing. Use a network proxy to make testing localhost on real devices easy!
Learn how to add content to the Service Worker cache at the request of the visitor, then serve it offline.
I had the pleasure of participating in Vetenskapsfestivalen Göteborg 2016 (Vetfest for short). Afra and I took part in an installation centering around bustashape, a site we're working on together. Bustashape allows people to create art together on a digital canvas using whatever is in their pocket....