Author Archive | Kho Minh

Version Control with Git

I am in the process of setting up my environment for my first personal software project. There are two tools that I am in the process of trying to understand, version control, and automated builds. In the past I have dabbled in Subversion, however the more I browsed around opensource projects the more Git had […]

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Arduino First Ciruits

So my Ultimate Arduino pack arrived over the weekend. First impression was that the Arduino Uno is a lot smaller than I expected it to be. So I finally got around to tinkering with it. The blinking LED is the hello world of Arduino microcontrollers and therefore was my first circuit. Thanks to a few […]

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RAMPS Ultra Pack and Upgrades

While shopping around for parts for my imaginary 3D Printer Build I came across a few nice upgrades for the RepRap Prusa. Namely an SD card reader and LCD display. From there I discovered a company that appears to specialize in RepRap parts – Gadgets3D. They appear to be based in Hong Kong/China. The quality […]

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Thought of the day

No one can operate in a vacuum, while I am learning about programming and software development, greater insights and faster progress can be had by interacting with other programmers and software developers. While this is usually done in a professional environment, it can also be replicated through open-source projects and public code reviews.

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TDD: Test Driven Development

Today, for some unknown reason, I felt the urge to study Test Driven Development. I already have other subjects I need to get on with such as algorithms, learning more about the Java language, and refactoring. But there was a nagging sensation that was just begging me to focus on TDD today. On a side […]

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Irrigation: Power System

I spent a few minute mulling over the kind of batteries I’ll need and the power requirements of the Arduino System. First the battery used for solar powered system will most like be a lead-acid deep-cycle 12v rechargeable. These batteries are quite robust and can handle full discharges (unlike a nickle cadmium or a lithium […]

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