AutoHotKey

Submitted by matty on Fri, 03/30/2018 - 02:30

AutoHotKey (https://autohotkey.com/) Is a windows scripting language for remapping keys to invoke macro actions and being a full scripting language, you can do quite a bit with it.  I usually remap some of the F-Keys to do things like click, double click, copy/paste, to help avoid carpel tunnel pains from repetitive mouse clicking.  I also like to setup keyboard shortcuts for window task switching to easily pull up various programs with a keyboard shortcut.  The possibilities are endless.  Here are some ideas:

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Raspberry Pi Security System

Submitted by matty on Wed, 02/07/2018 - 00:22

I've taken an interest to Raspberry Pi and wanted to see if I could make a security system with one.  I wanted to start simple, one Pi with a video camera and motion sensor.  Starting out, I flashed the 32gb sd card with a copy of the Raspbian operating system, which is a Linux flavor of Debian.  I was pleased to see that there are many libraries for Raspberry Pi written for Python, one of my favorite programming languages.  Getting it set up was easy, it was pretty much plug and play for the camera libraries and motion sensor.  Then I just had to devise a way for it to record when someone