UPDATE 21/02/2014: Couchbase Server packages are now available from the website. Leaving this post online just for reference.. At the time of this writing, CouchBase unfortunately is not distributing packages for Debian, and well, my server is Debian. There are several ways to go about this (like compiling the software yourself). Since I’m just attempting to test the
Intro: Flowtrol Scope is a mobile utility application for automation engineers involved with Siemens PLC’s. It is a professional, easy to use PLC signal analyser, for smartphones and tablets. I’ve been working on this project for a while now and lately I had the chance to add a server component to the mix, which not
Introduction: Qt is a powerful set of C++ libraries which can be used to build networking software all the way up to user interfaces, and is used by several companies (e.g. Siemens, Thales, ABB, Panasonic, etc) nowadays, most notably in Desktop environments. Objective: My goal visiting the roadshow in Berlin (on March 13th 2014) was
Last week I was at the IPC SPS Drives exposition in Nürnberg . Bellow a little video of our stand: Below the robot toy (Fischertechnik with motors and sensors) is a Siemens PLC . This PLC is connected to a Wifi router. Also connected to the router is an Axis webcam, which delivers the video stream
Ever wonder why your best ideas seem to come in the shower, when there’s no notepad within reach? Science has the answer: a warm shower releases dopamine, just like exercise and music does. It relaxes you and distracts you so you can work on the problem more creatively. Exercise: Exercise increases endorphins and can naturally
In a recent survey, innovative people – from inventors to scientists, writers to programmers – were asked what techniques they used. Over 70% believed they got their best ideas by exploring areas they were not experts in. The ideas found during these exploratios often sparked new ways to think about the work in their own
I’m of the opinion that software programming should be considered a basic subject in every school almost like “math” nowadays. I can imagine people saying: are you crazy? No! Hm, sooner or later this might happen anyway, but I’d really like to see this myth that programming is hard and just for geeks / nerds being broken.
Everybody face problems all the time, from house-work and relationships all the way to work, or even inside our own minds and questionings. What makes us better depends on how we react to the problems, right?! When we face a problem, in general, there are three basic reactions to take: Ignore it. Complain about it.