UniJoystiCle: Giving Eagle a try

I like Fritzing. I think it is great for small projects and it is very easy to use. But it has its limitations when creating the PCB, mostly because its component library is not very complete. Eagle, on the other hand, is more difficult to use. But its component library is very polished. Also, companies likeContinue reading “UniJoystiCle: Giving Eagle a try”

To MSDN or not to MSDN

A long time ago I was a Windows developer. I developed for user mode, kernel mode, win32 stuff, etc. And having a MSDN subscription was a must-have. Not only because Visual Studio was included, but also because you were able to download “debug” builds of the whole Operating System; and also you had access to allContinue reading “To MSDN or not to MSDN”

Use Windows 8.1

You need Windows 8 in order to develop for Windows Phone 8. Windows 7 won’t work. But avoid Windows 8, it is confusing. Use Windows 8.1 instead. And boot directly into the “Desktop”. Avoid the annoying “Start” thing.  Good news: the upgrade from 8 to 8.1 is free. You should  know that there are manyContinue reading “Use Windows 8.1”

Vuelta al ruedo

Stefan festejó su cumpleaños, y que mejor manera que hacerlo con un paseo alrededor de San Francisco. Fue una suerte de Uni SF Tour, pero un poco más chico, con un día espectacular. De los mejores días de San Francisco. Muy soleado, sin una nube, con mucho calor. Yo había estado 4 semanas parado porContinue reading “Vuelta al ruedo”

Big party en Joaquin Miller

Chris Labonte, a quién yo no conocía antes de este ride, volvio a vivir en la bahía, y para festejarlo Tom organizó un ride (fue el sábado 10 de agosto)… y fué un mega ride. Fuimos 8 monociclistas (Tom, Josh, Chris, Beban, Nathan, Stepan,  Jimbo y yo), más 2 hikers (Nancy y Grace). Fue unContinue reading “Big party en Joaquin Miller”