Monthly Archives: May 2015

Zircon – a shoot ’em up blast from the past.

There’s now a project page for my old shoot ’em up game Zircon with some retrospective commentary. Zircon is a neat little OpenGL shmup with lots of intense action and no plot. It was originally released in 2007 as freeware.

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ESP8266 MCP3002 Driver

In an upcoming ESP8266 project I need to able to read some analog sensors in the range of 0.0 – 3.3 V and since the ADC that comes with ESP8266 is limited to 0-1 V range, it’s not suitable for

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Control Philips Hue with a wireless keyboard

Last year I acquired a Philips Hue smart lighting system for my bedroom, kitchen and living room – a total of 8 bulbs. Overall the setup is great but there’s one drawback: as the control of the lights relies on

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Programming Olimex ESP8266 development board with FT231X

A couple of weeks ago I got a bunch of Olimex ESP8266 development boards (MOD-WIFI-ESP8266-DEV) for IoT prototyping. ESP8266 itself is a neat little WIFI-enabled SOC by Espressif. It has 16 GPIO pins, support for I2C, SPI, UART etc. and

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