Resize View Behind Android SlidingDrawer

I’ll describe my solution on how to resize a view under a SlidingDrawer. When the drawer is collapsed, the view (a map in my app) scales to take the additional place. I ended up having two layers (two LinearLayouts in a FrameView), each containing its actual contents and a dummy padding view. During runtime, two… Read More »

Better VirtualBox Raw Disk Access

This is not shown in VirtualBox manual, but it makes a better sense to me to address the raw disk or partition by its name or UUID when creating the VMDK file: instead of it is better to use e.g.: This way, the virtual device is not affected by the device name (dev/sdX) change

Arduino AT24C08 EEPROM Driver

Unlike some other I2C EEPROM IC drivers, AT24C08 / AT24C08A need their 2 MSB address bits sent in the first device address byte. This assumes the A2 pin is connected to ground:

Velleman PS3005D M5 Memory

The M5 memory slot of the Velleman PS3005D / Korad KA3005P is described in the manual. There is not much to it: To recall M5 settings, press M4 and turn the dial clockwise; To save M5, do nothing.  It is auto-saved