I made my twitter handle scroll across the screen, changing colors as it goes – pretty simple effect, but here’s the Arduino code: #include <Adafruit_NeoPixel.h> #include <Adafruit_GFX.h> #include <Adafruit_NeoMatrix.h> #define PIN 1 Adafruit_NeoMatrix matrix = Adafruit_NeoMatrix(8, 8, PIN, NEO_MATRIX_TOP + NEO_MATRIX_RIGHT + NEO_MATRIX_COLUMNS + NEO_MATRIX_PROGRESSIVE, NEO_GRB + NEO_KHZ800); void setup() { // put your setup… Read More


I recently got a Samsung Gear 2 Neo smart watch – it pairs with recent, powerful Samsung phones and tablets, but without them, it’s basically a pedometer. So I’d definitely only recommend it if you already have one of their recent devices (like the Samsung Galaxy S5 or Note 3 phones), and not if you use… Read More


Come to sunny San Diego for the DrupalCamp by the beach – SandCamp – January 23-25, 2014. I’ll be teaching a training class for Drupal developers to learn how to build iOS apps (using Objective-C) that talk to Drupal. This is a class for web developers who don’t necessarily know anything about Objective-C, XCode, or… Read More


I wanted to redo the web site for my mobile app development company, Biscotti Labs, because it had some stale design and content. DrupalCon 2013 is coming up fast, and I’d rather update the site before rather than after. Also, I wanted to make the site responsive for smartphones and tablets. I’ve been a little… Read More