Raspberry Pi Full Screen Browser (2020-05-27-raspios-buster)

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Setup a Raspberry Pi running Raspberry Pi OS (formerly Raspbian) to boot into a full screen web browser, hiding mouse pointer, disabling screen saver. Includes installing additional fonts, putting the browser in kiosk mode and dual screen for Raspberry Pi 4 B.

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Raspberry Pi IR Transmitter

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How to configure a Raspberry Pi to transmit IR output using the new kernel drivers, ir-keytable & ir-ctl, rather then LIRC. Building on the previous post, Raspberry Pi IR Receiver.

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Raspberry Pi IR Receiver

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How to configure a Raspberry Pi to receive IR input from a remote control using the new kernel drivers, ir-keytable & ir-ctl, rather then LIRC. Then using that input to run a script to reboot the device.

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JPA JsonNode MySQL JSON Converter

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How to implement a Spring Boot domain object / JPA entity that handles Stripe event webhook callback, using a custom @Convert to save to a MySQL database as a json type column.

(That should cover the buzzwords, Google bait and scare off anyone who doesn’t care.)

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Raspberry Pi Switch Chromium Browser Tabs

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Switch browser tabs without browser extensions or plugins, using xdotool and crontab.

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Markdown Workflow

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A document workflow using mostly Markdown files, iCloud to sync between devices and a cron scheduled git commits.

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MacOS Finder New Markdown File

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Apple Script that will create a new Markdown file in the current folder, copying the filename to the first line as a H1.

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Markdown Header Conversion Script

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Bulk convert Markdown headers with double underlines and underlines to hash/pound/number sign style.

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Fusion 360 For Makers Book Review

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Fusion 360 For Makers is full of pretty pictures and is a great resource to help people new to Fusion 360 get a leg up on what they can do and brief intro in the app features. As Fusion 360 is under constant development, the book will be only as good so long as the UI doesn’t dramatically change. Recommended to buy if you have a 3d printer and need to create your own models to print.

Price
$34.48 CDN
$23.17 USD

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Concrete Countertop Coffee Table

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I created a coffee table from a toolbox chest of drawers, castors, wood, steel and concrete.

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