Category Archives: Software Development

Interesting firmware IETF’s drafts in the works

I know there are several groups that have working standards for managing and updating software on IoT devices, this is the first I have seen from a standards body that isn’t totally controlled by one company.  Thought the list of … Continue reading

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Even Google is in IoT Cloud

Sounds like the API is now open beta.  Looks interesting, basically its a way for IoT to feed data back to a central system that can be used to process it. Google’s Cloud IoT Core is now generally available

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Cool web based debugger for python

I have to say this is pretty neat project.  It looks like its cross compiler based too so should run on ARM or intel systems (its called birdseye). Stepping up your Python Printf Debugging Game

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Creating UML from hand drawings and text

There is a bunch of websites these days that you can create sequence diagrams from text, or in some cases, hand drawings. Here are some: https://bramp.github.io/js-sequence-diagrams/ http://plantuml.com/ — has a bunch of UML diagram tools https://www.websequencediagrams.com/ – slick webui

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Interesting article on C

Its interesting cause as the author points out,  Its the basis for many other languages.  Also the one part I preach to recruiters alot is if you know C, you can learn most of the other languages.  But going from … Continue reading

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Want to learn about AI?

Check out deeplearning.ai (classes thru Coursera).  Looks pretty intense class too. https://www.coursera.org/learn/neural-networks-deep-learning

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So, Python, Java and …C, most popular programming languages

I got a kick out of this, Dev’s top chouces are Python, C, and Java.  Employers, its Java, C, Python.  Being a C/C++ and Python dev myself, I guess I am in a good place. https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/07/21/python_java_c_programming_languages/

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Pyrasite, inject your code into running python processes

This just…is so bad.  It looks like if you have the same priv’s and the exe’s, you can use this to inject your own code into the running python code. pyrasite – Inject Code Into Running Python Processes

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Microsoft Joining the rest with Linux and IoT

Microsoft has apparently released code for Linux that will allow for IoT devices to contact Azure based systems. https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/05/11/microsoft_azure_iot_cloud_offering/

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Interesting opensource test tool

Flashback by Linkedin looks like an interesting test tool you can use to test web services that was opensourced…gee a month ago…Looks like its all in java too. LinkedIn open sources Flashback, a tool for mocking internet traffic https://github.com/linkedin/flashback

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