Building an Android App to Manage Your Parts Collection

Building an Android App to Manage Your Parts Collection

If you are a Maker like me, you probably have a big pile of hardware somewhere in your workshop: screws, nuts, bearings, electrical components, maybe some development boards. With each new project, more parts are added to what is more than likely a fairly disorganized...
Hexapod Inverse Kinematics Simulator

Hexapod Inverse Kinematics Simulator

The Mathematics of a Hexapod Robot Controlling a hexapod robot is really just a big math problem. A three-degrees-of-freedom hexapod uses a total of eighteen servos to move, three on each of the robot’s six legs. In order for the robot to move, the controller...
Google Pixel 2 XL vs. Entry DSLR Photography

Google Pixel 2 XL vs. Entry DSLR Photography

The Google Pixel 2 XL has been grabbing all the headlines lately for its possibly less-impressive-than-expected-for-a-company-as-well-regarded-as-Google display quality. The display has already been discussed ad nauseam elsewhere. If you are currently using a Pixel 2...
Creating Assembly Animations in Fusion 360

Creating Assembly Animations in Fusion 360

We’ve all purchased products requiring assembly or installation at home; we’ve all probably purchased many such products. Flat-pack furniture, kid’s toys, shelving kits, smart home products, small appliances, and many other products are delivered in...