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An Efficient WiFi Button For Home Automation Using ESP-NOW | ~68 Years From 2xAA Batteries | DIY E64

This is version 2 of the WiFi button that we built a couple of videos ago. This version improves upon the efficiency by using ESP-NOW as the main communication protocol allowing us to trigger automations in near real time, that's about 280 milliseconds on average. The power consumption is very low

"This project will only take 2 hours"

Austin Z. Henley Assistant Professor @austinzhenley github/AZHenley Home | Publications | Teaching | Blog | CV "This project will only take 2 hours" 11/8/2021 A few students came to me asking if I had any ideas for a software project that they could work on outside of class.

Load Sharing for the 18650 Battery Shield V3

This video presents a way to add a load sharing circuit to the 18650 Battery Shield V3 so it can be used safely with higher-powered projects. Options for safe use without the modification are also shown. Shield - Ebay: Shield - AliExpress: https://www.aliexpre

How to Make Your Own VPN (And Why You Would Want to)

Sponsored by Linode! Get $20 credit for your first cloud server or VPS here: Text version: OpenVPN road warrior installer by Nyr: Support the channel: Patreon https://patreo

How to create your own custom filter list

Suppose you've created dozens, even hundreds, of custom filters in your journeys across the Web. If you aren't using AdBlock's Premium Backup & Sync feature, your filters won't sync to your other AdBlock extensions.

10 Time-Saving Tips for Visual Studio 2019 (as of 16.10.3)

There are new time-saving shortcuts being added to Visual Studio with each update. In this video, I want to highlight ten of these shortcuts that are in Visual Studio 2019 as of version 16.10.3. Full Training Courses: Source Code:

Bad names make you open the box

Think of a function as a black box. It takes an input, and spits back out an output. For getPromotedPosts, you can feed it a list of blog posts and it will spit back out the ones that have been promoted.

A Closer Look at 5 New Features in C# 10

We’ve been speculating about the future of C# 10 for a while. The possibilities are no secret. Spend some time on the C# GitHub page and you’ll find a long list of tantalizing ideas — some with major headaches still being hashed out.

Date, Time, and Time Zone Enhancements in .NET 6

I’m excited to share with you some of the improvements that have been made to .NET that are coming in .NET 6 in the area of dates, times, and time zones. You can try out all of the following, starting with .NET 6 Preview 4.

string vs. String is not a style debate

Often I see developers debating using String vs. string as if it’s a simple style decision. No different than discussing the position of braces, tabs vs. spaces, etc … A meaningless distinction where there is no right answer, just finding a decision everyone can agree on.

This Read-It-Later-list is just that, bookmarks of stuff I intend to read or have read. I do not necessarily agree with opinions or statements in the bookmarked articles.

This list is compiled from my Pocket list.