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Handle gamepad input by reading from /dev/input using C#…

Now that we have a gamepad connected over bluetooth, and we are able to detect it programmatically, the obvious next step would be to...
Akinwale
3 min read

How to programmatically detect if a gamepad is connected…

Since I managed to get the Xbox Wireless Controller connected to the PINE64 using bluetooth, I had to come up with a way to...
Akinwale
4 min read

Xbox Wireless Controller connected to the PINE64 running Ubuntu…

Although the goal of the autonomous robot project is to have a robot that can navigate without human input, it’s not a bad idea...
Akinwale
4 min read

Installing Visual Studio 2017 Community edition on Windows 10…

Well, that’s a long title. I decided to give Xamarin a shot for cross-platform Android and iOS development a couple of days ago which...
Akinwale
2 min read

SEO-friendly, user-readable URLs with phpBB 3.2

I set up a forum using phpBB 3.2 this week and I wanted the URLs to be user readable and SEO-friendly (although this doesn’t...
Akinwale
1 min read

Controlling an Arduino connected to the PINE64 over I2C…

In a previous post, we connected an Arduino Mega to the PINE64 and wrote a sketch for the Mega for data communication. The data...
Akinwale
3 min read

Extending GPIO with an Arduino connected to the PINE64…

Although the PINE64 provides quite a decent number of GPIO pins, there are several reasons that you may want to have access to more...
Akinwale
4 min read

Control GPIO pins on the PINE64 with C#

Similar to the Raspberry Pi, GPIO pins on the PINE64 can be controlled through sysfs. You can refer to my previous post which goes...
Akinwale
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Implementing cross-origin resource sharing (CORS) using middleware in CakePHP…

I worked on a project recently where I had to allow XMLHttpRequests from a different domain. I initially thought about adding the necessary Access-Control headers...
Akinwale
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Building MonoDevelop for the PINE64

4 Dec 2017 Update These instructions will not work with the latest versions of Mono and MonoDevelop from github. I tried compiling from scratch...
Akinwale
2 min read