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    COS 450 - Operating Systems (Fall 2018)

    This course is a bottom up construction of a layered operating system beginning with the hardware interface and ending with the user interface. Specific topics covered include concurrent processes, process management, I/O, virtual memory, file management, resource scheduling, and performance measurement. Students are assumed to be familiar with general machine architecture, functions of system software (compilers, loaders, editors, etc.), data structures, and to have some experience with UNIX or another multiprogramming operating system.

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    VW Spark Plug Holder

    Buying a 3D Printer has been one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. Not just because I love to make things, but it’s sheer usefulness in making things that are otherwise hard to find, obsolete, or where the shipping for a $1.50 part is… lets just say a lot more than you would think.

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    The United States v1.2.0 Released

    The updated version (1.2.0) of The United States iPad app is out! The last release was in 2014 and Apple sent me a message that it was going to be removed from the App Store unless I updated it. I’ve completed a bit of coding and testing and poof it’s available.

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    The United States v1.2.0 Testing

    I’ve been poking at an updated version (1.2.0) of The United States iPad app. The last release was in 2014 and Apple sent me a message that it was going to be removed from the App Store unless I updated it. I don’t really make any money off the $0.99 price tag. It used to be enough to pay for the developer account but has dropped off over the years. Could be I’m not a great app/software markerter too.

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    F-Engrave macOS Package Update v1.65

    Packaged up an update to Scorchworks F-Engrave GCODE generator for macOS. It has been a few versions since I updated the package so there was a bit of overhead in getting things set up and working again. I also took the time to clean up the build and update scripts that I use to make the package. One of those, “leave it better than you found it” moments. Perhaps my future-self with thank my current self for the extra work.

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    Good Commit Messages

    As a project drags on, my git commit messages get less and less informative

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    COS 470 - Mobile Application Programming (Spring 2018)

    This course is about developing mobile applications. Students will develop for iOS with Swift, Android with Java, and Cross-platform with JavaScript/HTML/CSS. The course is almost entirely project oriented and will rely on students being well prepared in their reading, research, and development skills.

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