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Motion Detector Box

Motion Detector Box

The initial goal for this project was to build a project enclosure out of wood. I initially had no idea what project I would do with it. I designed the dimensions so that an Arduino could fit inside the box and allow for some space on top for a shield, some sensors and buttons. The […]

Tweetbot … the code

Tweetbot … the code

You can now find the code of the twitter robot on my github at: https://github.com/pchretien/tweetbot Feel free to fork … copying is not stealing! :)

Montreal Python #28

Montreal Python #28

Today at 18:30h, I’ll make a short presentation at the 28th edition of the Montreal Python. I’ll present my PyGame Wireless Game Controller and a robot controller by the web. More details about the presentation on the Montreal Python Website: http://montrealpython.org/2012/03/montreal-python-28-lithographic-lobotomy/ You can get the slides of the presentation here: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1KTqljkl-fSZyuhXonCrQN10HsEFdp5AsavMEvj8bdRU/edit#slide=id.p

Wireless Arduino/XBee Game Controller

Wireless Arduino/XBee Game Controller

For this project, I keep the same controller as in the previous post but, instead of controlling a servo motor  through a second Arduino, I will use it as a game controller. The game will be played on my desktop computer. Since I am not very good at writing games, I downloaded the PyGame library. […]

Free Captchas, Google App Engine and OCR

Free Captchas, Google App Engine and OCR

Captchas are the distorted, almost unreadable strings you have to retype in a web page in order to do a specific action. The purpose of the captcha is to make sure the form has been filled by a human and not a “bot”. Most of the time you will find captchas on login and comment pages. […]

Go Dynamic with Google App Engine Cron Jobs

Go Dynamic with Google App Engine Cron Jobs

Using shared hosting services still is the most affordable solution for small and medium business projects. However, one of the features you often have to let go using shared hosting is server side autonomous processing. Imagine you want to automatically send an email to all users with expired account or you want to clean a […]

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