Category: Software

Randomness (to 17 Oct 2017)

Posted on October 20, 2017

Not too much on the solar tracker, directly. But: 1. Side project: Installed some reed switch door sensors yesterday. Significant note: It’s way WAY easier to get the magnets and sensors lined up when you use expanded PVC board, and heat it up to flex it into position. 2. Reduced the complexity of wifi messaging […]

Category: IoT, Software

Multiport Server in Go…

Posted on October 15, 2017

Today was a little windy for outdoor work on the solar panel tracker, so I updated the Go code to include a more graceful exit: Logging server listens to quit chan Time server listens to quit chan Quit server closes quit chan All servers quit, which causes defer to close all db & net connections […]

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Software Notes

Posted on October 14, 2017

I was building a ‘quick and dirty’ web crawler to pull some information into a single page; decided to give phantomJS a spin. It works – sort of. For some of the sites that require some AJAXness or hiding certain obstructive divs it was starting to turn into diminishing returns. I still have to look […]

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