Source Code is Available

All the source code for my Raspberry Pi / Java / Pi4J tutorials are available from my BitBucket Repository.

If you want to download a zip file of the most current release, click here. If you want to clone the repository, please use:

[code language=”bash” light=”true”]
$ git clone

All the code is licensed under the MIT License.

Categories IoT

French (not Death) Valley Flyout: March 31, 2013

Talk about the need to be flexible when flying – well, more than when flying a commercial airline, at least!

David Werntz, one of the instructors at the Caltech Aero Club, had tried to arrange a flyout to the Furnace Creek Airport (L06) in Death Valley, CA. Over the last few days, we had noticed that the weather in and around the SoCal area was steadily deteriorating, and last night we realized from the weather forecasts that not only was the cloud cover over SoCal going to make it difficult for us but that the winds in the desert were going to be picking up pretty bad. For example, current (at the time of this post) winds at Edwards Air Force Base are from the West-Southwest (240 degrees) 19 knots with gusts of up to 25 knots.

Read more