Metaprogramming Ruby 2
Friday 29 Apr
Author: Paolo Perrotta
Publisher: Pragmatic Bookshelf
Reviewer: Ian Elliot
A second edition of a book that claims to teach you "meta" programming. Isn't just programming hard enough?!
Exploring Edison - Beyond mraa
There is a Linux-based approach to working with GPIO lines and serial buses that is worth knowing about because it provides an alternative to using the mraa library. Sometimes you need this because you are working in a language for which mraa isn't available. It also lets you access features that mraa doesn't make available.
Android Adventures - Getting Started With Android Studio 2
Google's Android Studio, recently released at Version 2, makes creating native Android apps very easy. You can get started in a few minutes and by the end of this chapter have your first working Android application.
How To Create A Viral Mobile Game
Don't we all dream of a hit game? The reality is all too often different, but it can be done. Here we find out how from Eugeny Butakov, creator of the successful mobile game, Psebay.
Getting Started With C/C++ On The Micro:bit
Anyone who wants to use the BBC micro:bit to its full potential as an IoT device needs to look outside the coding environments provided by its own website. As an mbed device, however, the micro:bit is capable of being programmed in C/C++. Here we look at how to use the mbed online compiler for a simple demo program.