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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Blynk WEMOS remote messaging & wake up call!

Interaction Design: storyboard -> digital prototype using Marvel

”I prefer drawing to talking. Drawing is faster and leaves less room
for lies.” – Le Corbusier

"Paper prototyping is a great way starting design work, but it's the 
wrong tool for testing. " – Jake Knapp of Google Ventures 

Marvel is ideal for creating fast, click-through prototypes for web and mobile apps. Prototypes can be easily shared through multiple channels, and teams can access and share projects with some of the upgraded plans.

Digital prototype Assignment: Prototyping Interaction by iversity.org

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Raspberry Pi Web server & static IP trick!


To set a Raspberry Pi web server we need to install the popular web server (Apache).
Apache can serve HTML pages over HTTP but needs additional modules to handle dynamic pages using PHP.


To install Apache on the Pi run the following command in the command line:

sudo apt-get install apache2 apache2-doc apache2-utils
For the additional modules run:
sudo apt-get install libapache2-mod-php5 php-pear php5-xcache
For mysql server /PHP support:
sudo apt-get install php5-mysql mysql-server mysql-client
To test the web server enter http://127.0.0.1 in web browser

To give our Pi a static IP address we need to modify /etc/network/interfaces
sudo nano /etc/network/interfaces
and add the static IP information as follows:

iface eth0 inet static
address 192.168.0.x
netmask 255.255.255.0
gateway 192.168.0.1

Now we need to force the dhcpcd daemon to get the IP address we just specified, for that we need to modify/etc/dhcpcd.conf by running the command: 
sudo nano /etc/dhcpcd.conf 

at end of file add the following 
#Static IP address 
interface eth0 
static ip_address = 192.168.0.x 
static routers = 192.168.0.1 
static domain_name_server = 192.168.0.1

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Product Design: The Delft Design Approach!

























here is my graphical thinking ... i hope it makes the idea more accessible !!

" ..7 modules  .. will take you through the Delft Design Approach. You will have the opportunity to learn about doing user research, defining a design challenge, idea generation, concept development and testing... 
 interesting course at courses.edx.org/