A while back I wrote a blogpost how to interface a PS3 controller on Raspberry Pi using NodeJS. This inspired me to create a budget Raspberry Pi robot with a PS3 controller as remote for under $50. Here is the result 🎮 🤖!
A basic example of how to communicate with a PS3 controller on a Raspberry Pi and have things reacting to its input. Once you got these basics the possibilities are endless!
Want to configure manually the master address of your PS3 controller and have it automatically connect to your Raspberry Pi? It's really not that complicated and and takes only 5 minutes to configure! Here's a step-by-step guide, for macOS that is, but it will probably work for Linux as well if you take out the macOS specifics.
Installing NodeJS on a Raspberry Pi used to be something difficult. However it's really straightforward and easy to do these days by downloading a pre-compiled archive from the NodeJS archives.
I am not sure how it happened, but somehow Google discovered index.php on my website, even though it isn't linked anywhere. And because I use absolute paths everywhere it also started indexing those URLs resulting in a lot of duplicate content, which is obviously not too good for SEO.
IDLES, a punk rock band from the north of Bristol, never heard about them before. I just saw the description in the Rock Werchter flyer and that they were playing on the smallest stage of the festival. Since there was nothing else playing I wanted to see at that time I decided to check them out.
Last weekend I went with some friends to a techno festival in Amsterdam; Awakenings. It was the first time I heard Joris Voorn play live, and to be honest, also first time I heard about him at all. I really enjoyed the set and his music in general, definitely one of the highlights!