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… Continue reading Flash ESP8266-01 with Arduino Uno

Quick Tip: Install a specific Git Repository Branch/SHA Hash with Bower

The other day I had to hotfix ngQuill, a nice angular.js wrapper for the quill.js editor. A variable with an initial value prevented Copy & Paste events in our project and I couldn’t wait to get my pull request merged into the original github repository as we had to release a working version. As a… Continue reading Quick Tip: Install a specific Git Repository Branch/SHA Hash with Bower

Cordova Plugin for iOS 10 camera permission description

Update 22.09.2017: Update 1.2.0 of the cordova camera permissions plugin ships support for NSPhotoLibraryAddUsageDescription in iOS 11 In my last blog post I wrote about the iOS 10 camera permission a.k.a. iOS 10 NSCameraUsageDescription Permission issue, we encountered during the development of our Ionic/Cordova App. To further automate the npm-based build process, I wrote a… Continue reading Cordova Plugin for iOS 10 camera permission description