How to.

By Jeff Rafter
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Docker, CUPS-PDF, Avahi and AirPrint

February 17, 2024

Just use docker to print to a PDF from your iPad ™️

Printers, Fake Printers, and AirPrint

February 16, 2024

When the economy crashes and the world ends you'll find us all trading ink cartridges for currency.

Unity Multiplayer Virtual Reality with Normcore

October 16, 2021

What's better than Virtual Reality? Virtual Reality with friends. Even the most basic games become more fun when played together. Learn how to quickly setup a multiplayer VR game with Normcore and Unity.

Getting Started With Unity and Virtual Reality

January 16, 2021

Virtual reality is incredibly immersive and a blast to play with. The Oculus Quest 2 has made it more accessible than ever before. Best practices for setting up your environment and building a game have changed frequently enough that it can be hard to find current tutorials and examples without getting confused.

Exploring - Using Express and Amazon Web Services

October 09, 2020

Using Express to build out your API can be challenging; but integrating it with all of the products available from Amazon Web Services can feel impossible.

Terraform and Amazon Web Services

October 09, 2020

There are a lot of options for configuring AWS. Terraform from HashiCorp is a tool for configuring remote infrastructure. You can create Terraform configuration files and treat your infrastructure as code; versioning the changes and storing your settings in your repository.

Working with Unity and GitHub

September 13, 2020

Working with Unity makes development easy. You can quickly prototype a game and show it off. But what if there are multiple developers. Storing your source code on GitHub makes collaboration easy; but there are a lot of tradeoffs when working with larger assets and projects.

Exploring - Performance tuning for mobile VR

July 09, 2020

Whatever you learned tuning the performance for mobile or for desktop or console games might not apply to mobile VR.

Getting started with ESP8266 and Arduino

May 20, 2020

Understanding the basics of hardware can open new projects and new possibilities and it is more accessible and inexpensive than ever.

Bluetooth Hacking

April 19, 2020

Bluetooth can be an incredibly secure protocol... but it usually isn't.

Releasing GitHub Actions

January 31, 2020

Once you've made some amazing GitHub Actions, you'll want to re-use them and share them with your friends. To do that you'll want to organize your project a little differently, publish and release them.

Working with GitHub Actions

September 19, 2019

GitHub Actions are still in beta and are changing quickly. But if you are looking to get started the possibilities are endless.

Developing for the Oculus Quest

July 25, 2019

Everyone wants to talk about consumer VR. I just want to make some games.

Building a Static Gatsby-based Website with TypeScript

May 25, 2019

Creating a static website involves an almost infinite set of choices. I've upgraded several sites to Gatsby (including this one) finding a way to integrate TypeScript as part of the journey. Gatsby leverages React, JSX, CSS-in-JS, GraphQL and many other modern approaches to building sites.