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by Steven Bjornson

Let's Get BitBake(d)

Let's Get BitBake(d)

BitBake, a part of the Yocto Project, is a tool for automating the compilation of Linux kernels and packaging custom distributions. It is primarily intended for embedded systems. Therefore, you may only find the following useful if you are developing for Linux based embedded systems. The goal of the project…

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by Eric McNiece

Using Lodash and UnderscoreJS with Ionic 2 RC0

Using Lodash and UnderscoreJS with Ionic 2 RC0

Or, "Straight out of Lodash" This is a quick guide to getting Lodash or UnderscoreJS working in your Ionic 2 RC0 project. Update: December 23, 2016 Ionic 2.0.0-rc4 has reverted to Webpack, so the steps below may be considered deprecated. A quick test shows that npm i lodash…

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by Jorge Aranda

Property-based testing with Hypothesis

We are big fans of automated testing at Limbic—our projects routinely have test coverage in the high-nineties, and we use our test suites as part of our continuous integration process. However, until recently, most of our testing has been of the traditional, example-based kind. If you are at all…

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by Gabrielle Odowichuk

How to Make a Conversation Cloud

How to Make a Conversation Cloud

Part 2: Phones, Cans and Strings of Light For an introduction to the project, start with Part 1. Introducing... SHINY GOLD PHONES!!!! We’ve decided to replace the tin cans from previous versions with shiny gold phones. We made this choice for a couple of reasons. First, the microphone and…

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by Gabrielle Odowichuk

How to Make a Conversation Cloud

How to Make a Conversation Cloud

Part 1: MoshiMoshi! MoshiMoshi: The Conversation Cloud is an artistic collaboration between a small group of new media artists/engineers from Vancouver BC. Our friend and media artist Ben Z Cooper (from HFour Design saw this cloud in his dreams: tin cans on strings of light hanging from a bright…

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