Author Archives: Benjamin Bond

3d Printed Viper Remote Start Key Fob Holder

I have an old Jeep Wrangler which also has a viper alarm/remote start installed. The key fob for the remote start broke off of my keyring a while ago and I always seem to misplace it. Today I decided to design and print a snug holder for the key fob and it turned out pretty good on my first try.

I also came up with a pretty handy way to design the case to fit the curves of the remote without having to do a lot of measuring.

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Multiplayer HTML5 Game (1): Install Node.JS, NPM, & Socket.io on Ubuntu 14.04

First off I want to say Happy New Year to you all. One of my resolution is to blog a lot more about some of the projects I’m working on. This post will be the first in a series of post that I’ll be making about a multiplayer html5 game I’m developing with PhoneGap.

I’m not 100% sure how many post I’ll make in this series but I will make sure I cover all of the key steps. Please make sure you subscribe to my blog and get emailed an update whenever there’s a new post. Also comment below with any feedback or questions you have.

Without further ado lets setup our Ubuntu server with Node.JS (server-side javascript language), NPM (package manager), and Socket.io (javascript library for real-time interaction).  Continue reading

Installing Namecoin Mac Client with wineskin

I’m a huge fan of Bitcoin and Altcoins (other crypto currencies sometimes derived from Bitcoin) but sometimes the developers of these altcoin neglect use Mac users. One coin by the name of “Namecoin” was one I’ve been wanting to get into but didn’t for a while because they didn’t release an official Namecoin Mac Client. Continue reading

Install Apache, MySQL PHP and phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 13.04, The Easy Way

Today I’m setting up a new VPN running Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) for a web app I’m developing and figured whats a better first post then a LAMP installation tutorial!?!

LAMP is a type of web server configuration that stands for Linux Apache MySQL & PHP. I’ll walk through installing each of these along with phpMyAdmin in 7 easy steps. Lets Get Started! Continue reading