Angular4+ QRCode Generator Component

Say hello to my new Angular QR Code module, called angularx-qrcode. It’s not only a drop-in replacement for the no-longer-maintained ng2-qrcode component to generate and display QR Codes, it’s as well heavily optimized for Angular 4+ and Ionic 3+. angularx-qrcode supports Angulars AOT Compilation (Ahead-of-Time Compilation), which results in significant faster rendering. It’s as well […]

Quick Tip: Could not find gradle wrapper within Android SDK. Might need to update your Android SDK.

If you try to build your ionic/cordova project running with

and the shell returns the following error Could not find gradle wrapper within Android SDK. Might need to update your Android SDK. the following worked for me:

There is nothing wrong with your gradle installation nor with your Android SDK. It looks like […]

Quick Tip: MySQL Workbench 6.3 (macOS Sierra) hangs on simple queries

Update: This issue is now fixed in MySQL Workbench 6.3.9 After upgrading MySQL Workbench 6.2 to 6.3, my Workbench displayed Mac’s spinning wheel of death almost all the time, even with the most simple query:

The queried table consists of 4 rows with 10 columns each and approx. 10 characters each. So it should […]

Flash ESP8266-01 with Arduino Uno

When I first got introduced to the world of the ESP8266, I had a real hard time to find a way to flash the firmware of the ESP8266-01 with an Arduino Uno. Many existing tutorials took essential information for granted or required additional hardware like a FTDI Serial TTL-232 USB cable, a USB-to-serial converter or […]