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Converting fonts to C source using bmfont2c.py script

I’d like to share a Python script I wrote for converting bitmap fonts generated by BMFont to C source code byte arrays and definitions suitable for rendering on a monochrome matrix LCD. The script outputs a C header and C source file ready to plug into some source code tree.

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Midimixfix Feature Overview

The software in Midimixfix has now reached a level of maturity and functionality that makes it a very versatile and usable piece of equipment. Its about time I get to the alphabetic keyboard and describe what the box is capable of!

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Linux Mint 15 on Lenovo Thinkpad T420s, Installation and tweeks

This is an unedited republication of how I installed Linux on my then new laptop. The post first appeared on larsee.dk. Some of the tips are out of date now, so this is mostly for the historical perspective. I am still using that same old T420s as of writing this. It's the most reliable computer I have ever owned.

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Mounting Midimixfix in a box

I finally decided on a cabinet for my Midimixfix hardware and photo documented the mounting process.

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Wireless power switches investigated

Read on to see pictures and a simple analysis of some cheap and popular RF remote controllable power switches available in Denmark and probably the rest of the world also. The danish name for this is “Fjernbetjent stikkontakt”.

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Introducing Midimixfix

Midimixfix is (going to be) an open source and open hardware MIDI processing platform powered by an Atmel Atmega644P. It has two MIDI inputs, two analog inputs and one MIDI output. It performs mixing and processing operations on the input streams in real time with minimal latency.

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Scopetris

This article is about a Tetris game I created with an AtMega32 controlling the beam of an oscilloscope, which I very creatively named Scopetris.

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SickSack

This article is about the robot: SickSack that Aske Olsson and I created for DTU RoboCup 2007, which is an annual competition for autonomous mobile robots held by Automation at the Technical University of Denmark.

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