How I accidentally got access to my phone’s mic while developing a Cordova app, used it with navigator.getUserMedia(), but didn’t realize changes I’d made to the app meant it couldn’t use navigator.getUserMedia() on any other phones. Continue reading Making navigator.getUserMedia work on Android Cordova… by accident.
A video version of “The Recursed Army” from Programmer Bedtime Stories. Read by Greg Bulmash. Continue reading New Video: Programmer Bedtime Stories – The Recursed Army
King Floyd navigates a sticky succession situation in a neighboring kingdom with the help of his sorceress and the Observer Pattern. Continue reading Programmer Bedtime Stories: King Floyd and the Seventeen Princes
A wily merchant uses a recursive algorithm and over-optimization to trick a king out of his kingdom. Continue reading Programmer Bedtime Stories: The Recursed Army
When a farmer’s widow goes to the big city to buy some cattle, she doesn’t get the deal she thinks she’s getting. So she teaches the wily salesman a lesson in using precise terms. Continue reading Programmer Bedtime Stories: The Farmer and the Gigacows
A clown is smothered in blueberry tarts in a room no one can enter. The great sorceress Ahn is called in to solve this locked-room mystery. Continue reading Programmer Bedtime Stories: A Dame, Two Spells, and a Scope
Programming for Parents is a series of blog posts that can be read in 5 minutes or less and explain computing terms for non-technical parents who are trying to help their children with STEAM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Art, and Math) Continue reading Programming for Parents: What is Programming?
The soda vending machine on our floor got stuck while vending a soda yesterday. This morning, when the guy came in to re-stock, he took the soda out, put it on top of the machine, and unstuck the delivery caddy. Continue reading I’m a Real Engineer
I hate to start a review with a negative, but when you read “lunch will feature delicious BBQ goodness,” how many of you interpret that to mean “crumbly vegan ‘sausages’ that were cooked on a barbecue grill?” Anyone? Anyone? I Continue reading Event Review: Seattle Code Rush by IDEAA
Combrite is an awesome plugin for WordPress to help you import your Eventbrite events into your WordPress site as posts or pages… and it’s been broken for over a year. What made it unusable for many was how you selected Continue reading Fixing Combrite for WordPress