What programming/technical projects have you been working on?
This is a recurring post to discuss programming or other technical projects that we've been working on. Tell us about one of your recent projects, either at work or personal projects. What's interesting about it? Are you having trouble with anything?
I've been building a productivity webapp! Decided to use django + default mysql for db while the debate for frontend is still going on but it's either going to be materialUI/chakraUI or just basic html/css/js? Thinking of tailwind, alpinejs and stuff but want to keep it as simple as possible and design a system with which I can be very fast and very comfortable so that in the future if I have an idea I can ship it asap.
Goals are to be:
1- as minimal as possible
2- as maintainable as possible
3- as scalable as possible without creating short term technical debt
I've been working on optical encoder algorithms. Here's a new notebook: Adjusting for imperfect geometry in a sine-cosine encoder. (Also, I wrote a little web app to control a Lego Mindstorms stepper motor.)
It seems good enough, so I've gone back to CAD. The next step is to design a bracket to hold the wheel, the lights, and the sensors together, instead of using Lego bricks like in my test setup.