Friday, December 23, 2011

Anxiously Awaiting Availability of Beagle Bone


The Beagle Bone is an open source hardware platform about the size of an Altoids tin. Simular in appearance to Arduino, but running Linux and with more horsepower. Of partiqular interest is that includes node.js and Cloud9 IDE, meaning that:
...the git-enabled Cloud9 IDE that allows you to edit node.js applications directly over your web browser by simply pointing it to the BeagleBone...
Too cool! I'm thinking that this could make an interesting platform for CNC or 3D printing.
I'm waiting for adafruit industries to get stock them -- expected early December.

Friday, December 2, 2011

Node.js in Action ebook

Manning Publications has the Node.js in Action ebook, early access edition for only $15 with the promo codedotd1202cc.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

A couple of things...