How To Run Intel Quartus On Mac OS X With Virtualbox & Ubuntu

Looking to get into FPGA programming? Quartus can run surprisingly well on Mac when paired with Virtualbox and Ubuntu. Unlike other solutions using Windows and Parallels, all of the software used in this method is completely free! There are a few hurdles to overcome in order to get everything running correctly, however this guide will…

Run Ubuntu On Mac With Virtualbox (The Complete Guide)

This simple illustrated guide will get you up and running with Ubuntu Desktop on your Mac. We will also install Guest Additions, allowing easy drag and drop between your dual operating systems. Virtualbox is a powerful tool that allows many different operating systems to be run from other operating systems within a window, and best…

How To Store Values In An Array Using BASH Shell Script

Looking to add an array to your BASH script? In this tutorial we will cover everything you need to know, and perhaps a few extra things that will surprise you! BASH scripts are a powerful feature of POSIX based operating systems, giving the user the power to automate many operating system features with a relatively…

Fritzing Is Still Free! (How To Build From Source)

Want the latest version of Fritzing for free? This tutorial will teach you how to build the latest version of Fritzing from source code, which is still freely available from Github. So what is building Fritzing from source anyway? Fritzing used to be a free to download community driven project but at some stage they…

Help! Home Assistant Won’t Restart! (7 Possible Solutions)

Are you trying to access your Home Assistant user interface but no matter how long you wait, your browser just keeps you hanging on the error screen? Don’t worry help is on hand! Everyone who has become proficient in Home Assistant configuration has been in this position and I know how frustrating and worrying it…

Home Assistant Face Recognition (Facebox Step-by-step Guide)

Did you know that Home Assistant can give your doorbell super powers? Proximity sensors are so last season! Get your doorbell to recognise the person at the door and send you a notification telling you who is there. Or what about presence detection using your existing security cameras?! With the Facebox integration you can give…

Home Assistant Telegram Bot Example (Tutorial With Pictures)

Are you the type of person who would love to have a butler or servant to do all of your bidding? Sure you can turn your lights on in the Home Assistant user interface, but it is far more fulfilling when you demand that your very own ServantBot-3000 does it for you! Then once you…

Installing Home Assistant On Mac OS X (The Complete Guide)

Frustrated trying to install Home Assistant on Mac OS X? Looking for a complete step-by-step installation guide that simplifies the process? Look no further! It became apparent to me that a combination of the numerous installation methods and lack of complete information meant that the process of installing Home Assistant on Mac would be frustrating,…

Super-Tiny Wemos D1 Mini Web Server (Step-by-Step Tutorial)

You may already know that the ubiquitous ESP8266 is designed to connect to WiFi, but did you know it can also act as a web server? In this tutorial we will turn a Wemos D1 Mini into a very tiny web server using just 17 lines of code. I have read a few very good…