I wanted to create a special Dock Icon for Zoom that would open Google Chrome right to Zoom’s URL for joining a meeting. I’d prefer not to install any extra software when a website will suffice and you can use Zoom Teleconferencing without installing anything.Continue reading “Creating an Install-Free Dock Icon for Zoom on Mac”
I use the following instructions to create a shortcut or symlink to a specific URL in a specific browser. This is useful when a website only works in Google Chrome, since I use Firefox as my default browser.Continue reading “Creating a Dock Icon that Opens Google Chrome on Mac”
I recently purchased a Chromebook running ChromeOS and I needed to install my Brother HL-2270DW black and white laser printer. Getting it installed took a little bit of trial and error but here are the steps that worked for me.Continue reading “Installing a Brother HL-2270DW Laser Printer in ChromeOS”
This is a phone holder made out of a single sheet of paper. Print it, cut it out, fold it, and glue it together.Continue reading “Foldable Paper Phone Holder”
So, I find myself a manager. I asked for this; it’s my own fault. I’m not sure I knew what I was getting into. I’m not any good but I’m trying. Below is a list of resources that I think have some good advice.Continue reading “Resources for Managers”
The toes of my shoes dragged hard against the gravel pavement as it streaked under me. I held my body stiff. My legs stretched out slightly behind me, my arms stretched tightly to the motorcycle’s license plate frame in front of me. The rear tire, sprocket, and chain spun dangerously below my chest.Continue reading “The Forever Mile”
A great way to learn programming is by typing someone else’s code. On this page you’ll make a simple abstract art piece by simply retyping this code. Along the way you’ll start to absorb some computer programming techniques. In the end you’ll create an art piece that’s fun to display and discuss.Continue reading “Learn Programming by Making Art”
Just the other day I was reading /r/zines on Reddit and there was a post about other zine authors who were complaining about how difficult it was to create their zines. I was surprised that authors would complain about this because I love making zines myself and why else would you make them?
Most of mine have been half letter size zines. Over the past few weeks I’ve been creating a smaller version for my latest issue of Splash of Code. This smaller size zine has been far more difficult to create and it takes forever to print, cut, and bind paper issues.Continue reading “Don’t Buy my Zine”
I often convert a few individual images into an animated GIF. It’s a simple one-liner with ImageMagick.
Continue reading “Creating An Animated GIF from Images with ImageMagick”