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2011 – A Great Start for Atomic Embedded


over 6 years ago by Scott Miller on Atomic Spin.
Almost one year ago Atomic Object put together a new group dedicated to embedded development and Atomic Embedded was born. The year has gone by so quickly...

Usability testing pays off in surprising ways


over 6 years ago by David Crosby on Atomic Spin.
Atomic’s been formalizing our usability testing approach for the last year or so. This is one part of the broader initiative and long-term effort...

Adding client connections and binary data to em-websocket


over 6 years ago by Will Ryan on Atomic Spin.
A few months ago I started working on a project where we wanted to use WebSockets. The technology seemed well-designed and lightweight, it enjoyed strong...

What my F150 taught me about software design


over 6 years ago by Brittany Hunter on Atomic Spin.
I drive a cherry red, 11-year-old Ford F150 pickup.* Every day when I drive it, I find myself admiring how well the dashboard is designed. Auto aficionados...

Integrating Paypal Express with Rails 3.1 — Part 3


over 6 years ago by Sivabudh Umpudh on Atomic Spin.
This is the last part of a three-part series. As mentioned in the previous post, the next step is to define the PaypalExpress#purchase action so that we...

How Do You Roll Your Dough?


over 6 years ago by Micah Alles on Atomic Spin.
A common activity during software development is deciding when and how to functionally decompose your code. I take some liberty with the broad term functional...

Ludum Dare 22 Jam Entry


over 6 years ago by Karlin Fox on Atomic Spin.
Over the weekend, myself, Shawn Anderson, and Jason Porritt built a game to submit to the Ludum Dare 22 Jam. Ludum Dare is an open videogame creation competition...

C Tips and Tricks Part II


over 6 years ago by Job Vranish on Atomic Spin.
Why you really should put const on the right side of your uint32_tIn my last installment of this series, I mentioned how C types “read” from...

C Tips and Tricks Part II


over 6 years ago by Job Vranish on Atomic Spin.
Why you really should put const on the right side of your uint32_t In my last installment of this series, I mentioned how C types “read” from...

Stealing Ruby’s Gems


over 6 years ago by John Van Enk on Atomic Spin.
RubyGems can be used to ship arbitrary files. This post briefly discusses a method for injecting extra binary tools into a build process by means of a new...