Andrew Shirley

Programmer, Photographer and Musician

Node-RED Screen Shot

My Fave – Node-RED

Node-RED Node-RED is the Swiss-Army knife of home automation and programming.  Using a drag and drop interface in your browser, you add, delete and edit “Nodes” to build up your program.  Nodes are functional blocks of pre-built code that you can use in your “flows”.  Each Node has a specific job, such as receiving …

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CF-18 Hornet

Photo Drop, July 2021

Hi guys.  I’ve been busy typing up new articles and printing up time-lapses, so today, I decided to take some time out and process a few photos.  Here’s a mixture of photos that I picked out of the archive and a few news ones 🙂

Fusion 360 Design of a Filament Cleaver

My Fave – Fusion 360

AutoDesk Fusion 360 Fusion 360 is an AutoCAD program with all the tools you need to design 3D models or 2D plans.  Whether you’re working on a house renovation or a 3D printed widget, Fusion 360 will get the design job done.  Once your design is complete, you can send it to your 3D …

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MozartBust 3D Printed

My Fave – OctoPrint

OctoPrint OctoPrint is an open-source 3D print manager that can control your print jobs on 1 or more printers. In addition, it allows you to remotely upload, manage and monitor your prints from your browser. Some of OctoPrint’s features include: Remote control and monitoring through your browser Plug-ins to expand its functionality Save your …

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Nikola Tesla 3D print

How To Make A Wireless DSLR Remote Shutter and Make a Time-lapse – Part 2

This is part 2 of a 2-part post on making a Wireless/Wifi Remote Shutter for any DSLR and creating a time-lapse of a 3D print.  Part 1 contains the Wireless Shutter construction, while Part 2 deals with the time-lapse portion. Click on over to Part 1. Setting up for a Time-lapse video Now that you’ve …

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