Tag Archive: library

Switches, keyboard emulators & JavaScript

2015-02-12 Jean-Philippe Côté

Perhaps one of the easiest way to get started in physical computing is to use the simplest input of all: the on/off switch. You might think a switch is a pretty boring way to sense the world but you would be very wrong. In this article, I will discuss some of the possibilities switches can offer as well as how to use them on the web platform and more specifically with JavaScript.

Going Fullscreen!

Going Fullscreen!

2015-01-13 Jean-Philippe Côté

If you are working on a physical computing project that involves video output, you most likely want to have full control over what shows up on screen. A problem with using the web stack for such projects is that user interface elements from the browser and system show up by default. How can we get rid of them ?