26th June 2015 | By:

Python Virtual Environment Tutorial

This is a basic tutorial designed to help you setup a virtualenv and start using it. The purpose of virtualenv is to isolate Python environments and make sure there are no conflicts when you have multiple applications deployed on the same machine. In short if you have two or more Python applications which require different… Continue

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23rd June 2015 | By:

3D Printers [PART 3 – Printer Calibration]

Having covered the setup of the Zortrax M200, this post will cover some of the very basics of printing your first part. A great deal of work has been done to make this process very user friendly from the manufacturer's side, but its still a process that needs attention and monitoring. Continue

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19th June 2015 | By:

How to Build a Binary Clock [PART 2]

When the basic algorithm of turning the diodes on and off is done and tested, it’s time to build the full prototype. This part was completely new for me, as I’d never done anything like it before. The first step in the process is to design a breadboard with all the necessary components and connections between… Continue