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Microbit part one - setting up

Project github repo Today I started to set up to write some code for my microbit. After initially doing some googling - see here - I found the library for radio is pretty straight forward. My next step was thinking about how exactly to go about writing for the microbit. Having worked with embedded s...

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Learning React

A few months ago at work I was put on a project where we were using an in house framework on the device end and on the PC end. I'm not going to go into detail, it's a good platform, but the PC end had some issues so I suggested improvements. One of those improvements was using a frontend framework...

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Microbit Project: werewolf

Since I'm moving on jobs I have about 2 weeks of time to chill out and transition at the end of January. For part of that time I'm jetting off with Danny, but part of it I'm intending on writing and making videos for the Microbit project after some discussions with David. Given the microbit has a ra...

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A blog about blogging

Today's blog is about as meta as you can get. Yesterday my friend asked me for tips on how to write good. I'm not sure I'm the best person to answer, but I did and I sounded clever, so I thought I'd share some tips. Write a lot By that I don't mean write a 10 page blog because chances are, it'll be...

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Typing

I was reading this article today on Zed Shaw's tear down of why Python 3 is actually an inside job. He doesn't seem to understand typing so I thought I'd draw a diagram again. by Charlotte, an experienced professional programmer Further addendum: no matter whether a byte string and a string look si...

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