A Makiwara is a piece of sports equipment originating from Japan, which in karate is known mainly as a wooden hitting post. In the past (and partly still today) a makiwara is made of a flexible and non-splintering wooden board. One end of the board is driven vertically into the ground, and the other end … Continue reading "Training equipment: Makiwara 2.0"
The Raspberry Pi is still one of the most popular mini computers, not only among hobbyists. Cost-effective (about 30 to 40,- EUR depending on the model), flexible in the field of application and at the latest since the equipped with enough CPU power and memory to solve even more complex tasks. With the 1.2 GHz … Continue reading "pi_robot - Playing with Raspberry Pi, iPad and some Code"
For some time now I have been experimenting here and there with the 2D and 3D engine Unity. Especially the programming of a 2D-Platformers has been very interesting for me. However, programming a 2D game (if you are a programmer) is not the biggest problem, but in my opinion the look, because I am not … Continue reading "Unity 2D Platformer - Level Generator"
In the first part - Telegram Messenger and the Bot API - I explained some basics how to set up a telegram bot and how to use it to send messages, states, informations and more to your . Since this tool has proven to be very practical, I decided to take up the previous article … Continue reading "Telegram Messenger and the Bot API - Part 2"
While searching for an easy to use screen recorder tool, I stumbled across all kinds of free and paid software solutions. From my point of view, pretty much all of them were either completely overloaded, difficult or complicated to use. Others were just expensive in relation to the functionality. My conclusion: Program yourself! Table of … Continue reading "Program your own Screen Recorder / Capture Software"
I've been planning my smart home for some time now. Besides the cost factor for all the great things I imagine, I often lack the necessary time for detailed planning and implementation. So I decided to start somewhere and write down this DIY project in parallel...let's see where it leads...I ask for your indulgence if … Continue reading "Smart Home V1 - Do it yourself"
On the weekend I fortunately had some time for handicrafts and a nice idea for a fitness board for training at home, which is operated from the push-up position. A video can be found further down in this article and on the Youtube channel of tedokai.de. Table of contents:Building an Arduino Fitness BoardFitnessboard - RequirementsFitnessboard … Continue reading "Arduino Fitnessboard v1 - Experiment"
Telegram is basically a messenger similar to Whatsapp or Threema , free and easy to use. I don't want to say that it is better or worse than other messengers, but I like the Telegram Bot API so much that I want to write a little tutorial here. Table of contents:Using Telegram Messenger and the … Continue reading "Telegram Messenger and the Bot API"
If you already have your own webserver/webspace on the Internet and some programming knowledge, you can save yourself a service like DynDNS.org & Co. without much effort if you want to access parts of your home network from the road. Such services provide a host name/URL (e.g. my-home-network.dyndns.org) which is then forwarded to the IP … Continue reading "self-construction - DynDNS-Alternative"