\\Removing unnecessary blank space from UI Grid

Actually a friend encountered this problem. We work at the same company. Issue There is a website. That website shows a grid written in UI Grid. Cool. There is a button on that website. Clicking on the button darkens the site and opens another UI Grid on top of the site. Cool. The problem was … Continue reading \\Removing unnecessary blank space from UI Grid

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\\ UI Grid Folder Icon scrolling issue

At work, we use a third party grid called UI Grid (or Angular UI Grid) in one part of one of our projects. It is based on Angular JS and is quite feature rich. However, it also introduces strange bugs which can be hard to figure out and solve because of the very basic (but … Continue reading \\ UI Grid Folder Icon scrolling issue

\\ Accessing Google with Firefox behind a corporate proxy

Problem I use Firefox Developer Edition for all testing and development purposes at work (v.58.0b4 as of this writing). I was facing this weird problem where it would not connect to any Google sites and would instead show the error SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER even for http://www.google.com. Analysis https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1163239 Solution Enter about:config at the URL and go there. … Continue reading \\ Accessing Google with Firefox behind a corporate proxy

C++ Tutorial Recommendation: thenewboston C++ Tutorial for Absolute Beginners

I thoroughly enjoyed this tutorial. From the small length of videos to the funny demeanor of the teacher - Bucky Roberts - it was a great experience. He (mostly) does a great job on teaching even to absolute beginners on programming. The series consists of 73 videos, each of 6 - 10 minutes of length, … Continue reading C++ Tutorial Recommendation: thenewboston C++ Tutorial for Absolute Beginners

Installing Geany on Windows

Geany is a super simple, open source and lightweight IDE for C and C++. It is especially great for beginners and has adequate code editing capabilities. This post details how to install Geany on Windows. Step 1: Install Geany (Version 1.29 as of this writing) Click on the relevant button on the Download PageĀ under the … Continue reading Installing Geany on Windows

Blinking a Simple LED using Arduino Uno

Blinking an LED using an Arduino is quite simple. Make the following connections and connect the Arduino to the computer via the USB cable: These connections result in the following equivalent schematic: Now open the Arduino IDE, and write the following code: int ledPin=8; void setup() { pinMode(ledPin,OUTPUT); } void loop() { digitalWrite(ledPin,HIGH); delay(250); digitalWrite(ledPin,LOW); … Continue reading Blinking a Simple LED using Arduino Uno

Starting with C for Arduino (and revisiting C)

So, I am learning C now. I actually do know some C previously, but I am actually learning C for the Arduino from an excellent book - C Programming for Arduino. To be honest, I was a little confused about whether to start from "The ANSI C Programming Language by Kernighan and Ritchie" (2nd Edition) … Continue reading Starting with C for Arduino (and revisiting C)