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Gerwin Sturm has been at 30 events

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Google+13,581,249The Google+ team will be sharing a few updates. RSVP to this event to watch the broadcast live.A Morning with Google+2013-10-29 17:30:0033566  
Google+ Developers138,700Join +Joanna Smith for a chat with +Thor Mitchell and +Joel Kalmanowicz, the Product Managers who helped launch the Google+ Domains API last week.Google+ Developers Live: Introducing the Google+ Domains API2013-08-20 23:30:00124  
Google+ Developers138,700Join +Gus Class to learn about the Python quickstart for Google+. We'll show you how to run the sample from https://developers.google.com/+/quickstart/python and talk to a Python expert on how this integration best works for the language.Google+ Developers Live: Python Quickstart2013-08-06 23:30:0082  
Google+ Developers138,700Join us for a quick walkthrough of some of our most important developer policies.Google+ Developers Live: Developer Policies2013-07-23 23:30:0078  
Beyond Rubik's Cube7,305,989Rubik’s Fans Unite! Spend an afternoon with the world’s top Rubik’s Cube aficionados in an epic Google+ Hangout on Air. Join +Paul Hoffman CEO of the +Liberty Science Center as he hosts a discussion between some of the brightest thought leaders, math geeks, and speed cubers ever assembled; featuring an introduction by none other than +Erno Rubik himself. Hear why Oxford Mathematics Professor +Marcus du Sautoy thinks the Rubik’s Cube has a lot in common with the Large Hadron Collider. Muse over the poetry and aesthetics of science in our culture with renowned science writer, and exhibition curator +Margaret Wertheim. Marvel at the finger dexterity of world champion speed cuber +Anthony Brooks. Learn about what it takes to bring an exhibition to life with +Ann Neumann. Creative Director at the Liberty Science Center and +Michael Tyka artist and visionary who built the Groovik’s Cube at Burning Man. Seven of the most interesting people in the world will be gathered together to talk all things cube. You’re invited. Click-in July 18th at 2pm EST. Submit Hangout questions on this Events Page. Special thank you to +Michael Holden for that awesome picture we're using. Check him out www.michaelholden.com.The Beyond Rubik's Cube Hangout2013-07-18 20:00:00214  
Google+ Developers138,700In this Google+ Developers Live show, we will show you how to improve your sign in experience when authorizing your application to make API calls on behalf of the user. #uxdesign   #ux   #programmingGoogle+ Developers Live: Google+ Sign-In best practices Episode #22013-07-02 23:30:0059  
Gerwin Sturm63,036I received my Konstruktor and will be constructing it live in a HOA :)Konstrukting2013-06-19 21:00:0013  
Google+ Developers138,700We have recently introduced a brand new developer experience for the Hangouts API: a new channel to test cutting edge APIs and an easier way of testing and sharing your Hangout Apps under development. Join @108249232416813189685  and @118276561380249048216  to check all the new goodness!Google+ Developers Live: What’s new and exciting with the Hangouts API!2013-06-11 23:30:0098  
Google+ Developers138,700When, why, and how. Learn to quickly verify ID tokens and access tokens from your client apps for fast, secure authentication on your server. You can check out related samples on GitHub: https://github.com/googleplus/gplus-verifytoken-python https://github.com/googleplus/gplus-verifytoken-php https://github.com/googleplus/gplus-verifytoken-ruby https://github.com/googleplus/gplus-verifytoken-csharp https://github.com/googleplus/gplus-verifytoken-javaGoogle+ Developers Live: Verifying tokens on your server2013-05-28 23:30:0085  
Google Developers2,325,696Google I/O is an annual developer conference featuring highly technical, in-depth sessions, and showcasing the latest from Google's product teams and partners.Google I/O 20132013-05-14 23:00:005051  
Google+ Developers138,700@111661289724043424828 will host Google Developer Experts @112336147904981294875 and @101852559274654726533 as they talk about projects they have been working on, Google+ Sign-In, and the fast approaching Google I/O.Google+ Developers Live: Community Showcase2013-05-07 23:30:0073  
Google+ Developers138,700Join +Joanna Smith and +Silvano Luciani for an introduction to the new analytics options that come with Google+ Sign-In: Google+ Platform Insights.  From how to enable Insights to what you can discover from them, you are bound to learn something new.  Leave your questions here to have them answered on the episode!   Learn more at https://developers.google.com/+/features/analytics.Google+ Developers Live: Google+ Platform Insights2013-04-30 23:30:00107  
Google+ Developers138,700Join +Gus Class and +Chirag Shah as they show off how easy it is to implement Interactive Posts on Android with the right audience!  You can learn more at https://developers.google.com/+/mobile/android/share#adding_interactive_posts and leave your questions here.Google+ Developers Live: Interactive Posts on Android2013-04-09 23:30:0061  
Google+ Developers138,700Join +Chris Cartland and +Wesley Tarle as they show off how easy it is to implement Google+ Sign-In on Android, using our own Android quick-start as a guide!  Check it out for yourself at https://developers.google.com/+/quickstart/android and leave your questions here!Google+ Developers Live: Google+ Sign-In on Android2013-04-02 23:30:0082  
Google+ Developers138,700Join +Silvano Luciani and +Joanna Smith to explore how to find the best audience when prefilling recipients in Interactive Posts.  We will build a simple widget to demonstrate how to help the user pick the right people for your Interactive Posts. Learn more at https://developers.google.com/+/features/interactive-posts.Google+ Developers Live: Targeted Sharing with Interactive Posts2013-03-26 22:30:0083  
Google+ Developers138,700+Joanna Smith and +Silvano Luciani will walk you through the three OAuth flows: the client-side Google+ Sign-In button, a server-side example, and then the one-time-code flow.  Join us-- and a special guest-- to learn more than you ever wanted to know about authentication options and how to know which to use. This week, coming to you on Wednesday from New York City for our Global Google+ Sign-In Boot Camp tour!Google+ Developers Live: Come [O]Auth with us!2013-03-20 22:30:0079  
Google+ Developers138,700Join +Gus Class and +Chris Cartland this week as they discuss how to drive automatic Android downloads with Over-the-Air installs. Learn more at: https://developers.google.com/+/features/play-installsGoogle+ Developers Live: Over-the-Air Installs2013-03-05 23:30:00109  
Google+ Developers138,700Join us for our first Google+ Developers Live of 2013, where we introduce Google+ Sign-In and answer your questions about this update to the Google+ Platform.Google+ Developers Live: Introducing Google+ Sign-In2013-02-26 23:30:00235  
Google+ Developers138,700This week join Google+ Developer Relations team members @104523162451451372243, @108249232416813189685, @118276561380249048216, and @109716647623830091721 for a special @108368147551831090433  GDL. We'll share updates for Google+, demonstrate Google+ Metro-style apps integration in C#, and answer any questions you ask in the event and live YouTube comments.Google+ Platform Office Hours: A Movember of Metro-style Apps!2012-11-13 23:30:0079  
Google+ Developers138,700Join @104523162451451372243 and @109716647623830091721 this week as they showcase some of the awesome apps developed in the community! And be sure to comment with any questions you might have!Google+ Platform Office Hours: A Showcase of Community Development2012-10-30 22:30:0081  
Google+ Developers138,700We recently announced some updates to the Activities API. This week, @109716647623830091721 will join @104523162451451372243  to discuss the changes and show you how to revise your apps and sites.Google+ Platform Office Hours: Upcoming Changes to the Activities API2012-10-23 23:30:00123  
Google+ Developers138,700Join us live for a short demo of the sign in button and how to retrieve profile information using it! Comment on the Hangout Event or the YouTube LiveStream with your questions and we will be sure to answer them!G+ Platform Office Hours -- Retrieving Profile Information with the Sign In Button2012-10-02 23:30:0082  
Google+ Developers138,700For those who couldn’t make it to this weekend’s #devfestlondon at @103477224693502326848 Google+ Platform Office Hours in Europe continues on Wednesday with a roundup of some of @118276561380249048216 @104824858261236811362 and @114257258372806385210’s favourite moments from the event. @118276561380249048216 will be showing us how we too can Be +Paul Irish with the Hangout app he presented during the weekend, and we’ll be talking about how to build Google Analytics into Hangout apps to make it easier to measure usage.  Once the session has begun watch it here or on Developers Live: https://developers.google.com/events/ahNzfmdvb2dsZS1kZXZlbG9wZXJzcg4LEgVFdmVudBjW7uQDDA/ Do you have a question or comments about developing on the Google+ Platform? Please ask them by commenting here or using this moderator page: http://www.google.com/moderator/#15/e=1fff9d&t=1fff9d.41! If you'd like to join the hangout to ask questions, please mention that in your comment.Google+ Platform Office Hours (EMEA Edition): Devfest London & Hangouts2012-09-20 14:00:0064  
Google+ Developers138,700This week the Google+ Platform Office Hours are doubling up with a new session hosted from London at a time suited for European lunch breaks! Join @104824858261236811362  as he shows @105037104815911535953  and @118276561380249048216 a fun todo list application developed using the History API and Go on AppEngine. Once the session has begun watch it here or on Developers Live: https://developers.google.com/live/shows/ahNzfmdvb2dsZS1kZXZlbG9wZXJzcg4LEgVFdmVudBi216kDDA/ Do you have a question or comments about developing on the Google+ Platform? Please ask them by commenting here! If you'd like to join the hangout to ask questions, please mention that in your comment too.History API: a Task list app2012-08-29 06:00:0074  
Google+ Developers138,700Join +Jonathan Beri and +Jenny Murphy as they discuss what's new in the Hangouts API with the release of v1.2. After that they will answer your Hangouts API questions live. http://goo.gl/5bnFh - Introductions http://goo.gl/14FZs - What's new in Hangouts API v1.2  - https://developers.google.com/+/release-notes/hangouts#v1.2 http://goo.gl/9yMOE - Why can't I use the same URL for multiple ImageResources? http://goo.gl/mbxSE - The YouTube live ID in the Hangouts API http://goo.gl/PM1Af - Does onYouTubeLiveIdReady fire when new participants join? http://goo.gl/FddNF - Can the 18+ flag be exposed in the Hangouts API? http://goo.gl/Ct9e7 - Can I use the share button or +1 button to target my Hangout App? http://goo.gl/B17II - When will Google+ pages be able to launch apps in their hangouts? http://goo.gl/PaZEO - Allen has been using the history API to log use of his Hangout Apps. http://goo.gl/s6Sa7 - Will this hangout be archived?  - Google+ Platform YouTube playlist: http://www.youtube.com/course?list=EC53B883EBFFAE300C http://goo.gl/4iuSZ - Is there a way for a user to remove a plugin from their hangout? http://goo.gl/S9edW - Why is the self view in hangouts mirrored? http://goo.gl/IiEtA - Can hangouts support multiple cameras and control them via the API? Can take snapshots? http://goo.gl/ttbf3 - It would be really cool if the hangout button could specify the invitation list.  - Google+ issue tracker: http://code.google.com/p/google-plus-platform/issues http://goo.gl/TNSrj - Can the REST API expose hangout metadata?Google+ Platform Office Hours: Hangouts API v1.22012-08-21 23:30:0085  
Google+ Developers138,700This week @112612962093061557999 and @118051310819094153327 showed @102817283354809142195 three different ways to share content to Google+ from Android. http://goo.gl/JllN6 - Session agenda http://goo.gl/DELXo - Sharing text and an image with the share intent http://goo.gl/eYj13 - Share with the Google+ mobile application http://goo.gl/tyLfW - Take and share a photo with the built in camera http://goo.gl/Bh4JR - A question about the various Google messaging services on Android - Send feedback - http://goo.gl/eU2d4 http://goo.gl/dHuJo - When does Google Play Services come out?Google+ Platform Office Hours: Mobile2012-08-15 00:00:0060  
Google+ Developers138,700This week on the Google+ Platform Office Hours we fielded your questions and comments about the Hangouts API. http://goo.gl/uLj31 - Introductions http://goo.gl/7sVK0 - An update on OSCAR  - source code: http://goo.gl/YeQSR http://goo.gl/dPZlz - How should my hangout app handle the chat pane being opened or another app being launched?  - source for a hangout app that handles visibility changes: https://gist.github.com/3296667 http://goo.gl/xiaL0 - Can you disable hangout invitations using the Hangouts API?  - The platform issue tracker: http://goo.gl/ZL2ae http://goo.gl/WBGHz - Can you kick people from a hangout using the Hangouts API? http://goo.gl/B2WcV - How do hangouts related to WebRTC? http://goo.gl/fw3aF - When a user leaves a hangout, which client should clean up their content in the shared state? http://goo.gl/Qo37q - Under what circumstances would the user's display index be null?  - This is a bug. It has been added to the issue tracker: http://goo.gl/l2FzY http://goo.gl/6tvLh - How can I make my shared screen full screen in a Hangout On Air? http://goo.gl/M48F2 - Will the history API expose a read API that allows for correlation of moments? http://goo.gl/habkU - Is there any way to reduce the screen sharing latency? http://goo.gl/U7jEn - What is the difference in latency between submitDelta and sendMessage? http://goo.gl/w8xMG - Can the recall of moments from a user's history be solved with a search API?Google+ Platform Office Hours: Hangouts API Q&A2012-08-07 23:30:0059  
Google+ Developers138,700OSCAR is a robot. He has seen better days. Recently he discovered hangouts and he really loves them. Please join OSCAR and the Google+ developer relations team for a special edition of Google Developers Live. 0:26 - Intros - http://goo.gl/SLGBS 0:53 - Who is Oscar - http://goo.gl/je92q 1:15 - Oscar moving for the first time on air - http://goo.gl/kWYCA 1:33 - Intros from our guests from the community - http://goo.gl/Gfqfx 2:05 - Oscar's view in the hangout - http://goo.gl/3ibCU 2:18 - A brief description of how Oscar works - http://goo.gl/EQYnV 3:35 - Oscar explores around the table and studio - http://goo.gl/bwNUA 5:22 - What does OSCAR stand for? - http://goo.gl/rclNn 8:40 - Discussion of AR drones in hangouts - http://goo.gl/w9jjp 10:45 - Would other people be able to use this for their robots? - http://goo.gl/yIJyq 11:48 - Oscar's close-up - cardboard, paperclips, and binder clips - http://goo.gl/SDePIOSCAR: The hangout robot2012-08-03 19:00:0059  
Vic Gundotra6,892,188Join us for a night of interactive simulations, hands-on experiences and live musical performances from Train and Paul Oakenfold. If you’re attending, make sure to grab the latest Google+ app for your Android phone and turn on Party Mode to share your experience with the world. #io12Google I/O After Hours with Train and Paul Oakenfold!2012-06-27 19:00:002645  
Mohammad Khatib20,465Pictures and updates live from Google I/O 2012. Invite all your friends who are at I/O. Install Google+ new app and Enable Party Mode on your phone and let the pictures be uploaded automatically! Let's collect all the pictures from Google I/O into one place! And test Google+ Events! #io12   #io2012   #io12extended   #partymode  Google I/O 20122012-06-27 09:00:0091  

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2016-08-05 20:51:31 (47 comments; 40 reshares; 239 +1s; )Open 

The linux bash environment that just arrived on Windows 10 with the mega anniversary update, might just be the solution for a lot of problems you could run into while developing on a windows machine.

No searching around to get all the setup files you need for git with a cygwin or mingw terminal, node and npm, python, and whatever other tools you might need, and then struggling to make them all work in the Windows environment.

Just enable the shell, install everything you need with some simple apt-get and npm commands, and you are all set to go in a couple of minutes.



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2016-08-05 20:51:31 (47 comments; 40 reshares; 239 +1s; )Open 

The linux bash environment that just arrived on Windows 10 with the mega anniversary update, might just be the solution for a lot of problems you could run into while developing on a windows machine.

No searching around to get all the setup files you need for git with a cygwin or mingw terminal, node and npm, python, and whatever other tools you might need, and then struggling to make them all work in the Windows environment.

Just enable the shell, install everything you need with some simple apt-get and npm commands, and you are all set to go in a couple of minutes.



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2016-08-05 20:51:31 (47 comments; 40 reshares; 239 +1s; )Open 

The linux bash environment that just arrived on Windows 10 with the mega anniversary update, might just be the solution for a lot of problems you could run into while developing on a windows machine.

No searching around to get all the setup files you need for git with a cygwin or mingw terminal, node and npm, python, and whatever other tools you might need, and then struggling to make them all work in the Windows environment.

Just enable the shell, install everything you need with some simple apt-get and npm commands, and you are all set to go in a couple of minutes.



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2016-11-16 20:42:42 (15 comments; 2 reshares; 83 +1s; )Open 

"OK Google, play some music on my Nexus Q."

"OK Google, play some music on my Nexus Q."___

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2016-11-16 01:56:26 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 23 +1s; )Open 

And it's time to fly back home already, after two great and very intense days at the Google Experts summit :)

And it's time to fly back home already, after two great and very intense days at the Google Experts summit :)___

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2016-11-15 14:03:38 (10 comments; 1 reshares; 81 +1s; )Open 

American hotels always remind me of the Shining...

American hotels always remind me of the Shining...___

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2016-11-14 21:23:32 (2 comments; 0 reshares; 23 +1s; )Open 

With winter having arrived in Austria it's nice to be sitting out in the sun for lunch :)

With winter having arrived in Austria it's nice to be sitting out in the sun for lunch :)___

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2016-11-14 16:36:17 (5 comments; 4 reshares; 93 +1s; )Open 

#GDESummit2016 about to start soon.

#GDESummit2016 about to start soon.___

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2016-11-06 20:01:02 (0 comments; 1 reshares; 13 +1s; )Open 

When the weather is cold and unfriendly the Haus des Meeres / Aqua Terra Zoo in Vienna is a good place to visit (even though usually tons of other people have the same idea...)

https://goo.gl/photos/sB4rWcb41m8i1A6n9

When the weather is cold and unfriendly the Haus des Meeres / Aqua Terra Zoo in Vienna is a good place to visit (even though usually tons of other people have the same idea...)

https://goo.gl/photos/sB4rWcb41m8i1A6n9___

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2016-11-06 19:21:45 (14 comments; 2 reshares; 61 +1s; )Open 

A mixture of some of the last vegetables harvested from our garden this year.

A mixture of some of the last vegetables harvested from our garden this year.___

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2016-11-04 17:58:16 (5 comments; 1 reshares; 22 +1s; )Open 

A tiny part of our Melothria plants before harvesting.

A tiny part of our Melothria plants before harvesting.___

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2016-11-01 00:27:46 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 11 +1s; )Open 

Photos of the Ultimate Origami Convention 2016 in Lyon:
http://www.origami.at/en/lyon2016.php

Bilder von der Ultimate Origami Convention 2016 in Lyon:
http://www.origami.at/de/lyon2016.php

Photos of the Ultimate Origami Convention 2016 in Lyon:
http://www.origami.at/en/lyon2016.php

Bilder von der Ultimate Origami Convention 2016 in Lyon:
http://www.origami.at/de/lyon2016.php___

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2016-10-31 22:22:29 (0 comments; 0 reshares; 3 +1s; )Open 

ສັງຂະຫຍາຫມາກອຶ - Custard pumpkin

We've tried to follow this recipe for a Lao/Thai desert of custard filled pumpkin:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UA1lanJhcz8

Didn't turn out quite as expected, will need some more experimenting to get it done right.

ສັງຂະຫຍາຫມາກອຶ - Custard pumpkin

We've tried to follow this recipe for a Lao/Thai desert of custard filled pumpkin:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UA1lanJhcz8

Didn't turn out quite as expected, will need some more experimenting to get it done right.___

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2016-10-31 22:15:23 (1 comments; 1 reshares; 4 +1s; )Open 

Parc de la Tête d'Or, Lyon (2016-10-28)

Last weekend we were in Lyon for an Origami convention and used the time to visit the Parc de la Tête d'Or (Park of the Golden Head) with its zoo and botanical garden.

Parc de la Tête d'Or, Lyon (2016-10-28)

Last weekend we were in Lyon for an Origami convention and used the time to visit the Parc de la Tête d'Or (Park of the Golden Head) with its zoo and botanical garden.___

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2016-10-26 18:40:17 (0 comments; 1 reshares; 12 +1s; )Open 

My Lao-learning website now has tables of consonants and vowels including the Lao symbols, their romanization, examples and my best attempt to describe their sound. There are several videos on YouTube with native speakers going through all consonants and vowels, so make sure to check them out for proper pronounciation.

https://lao-helper.firebaseapp.com/

Source code (and place for posting issues): https://github.com/Scarygami/lao-helper


My Lao-learning website now has tables of consonants and vowels including the Lao symbols, their romanization, examples and my best attempt to describe their sound. There are several videos on YouTube with native speakers going through all consonants and vowels, so make sure to check them out for proper pronounciation.

https://lao-helper.firebaseapp.com/

Source code (and place for posting issues): https://github.com/Scarygami/lao-helper
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2016-10-20 08:11:12 (1 comments; 2 reshares; 13 +1s; )Open 

Google Photos decided to make a video of some of my London sight-seeing photos on Sunday.

Google Photos decided to make a video of some of my London sight-seeing photos on Sunday.___

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2016-10-19 20:55:34 (2 comments; 0 reshares; 9 +1s; )Open 

A collection of photos from my 3 days in London for the Polymer Summit.

A collection of photos from my 3 days in London for the Polymer Summit.___

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2016-10-19 16:42:51 (2 comments; 2 reshares; 43 +1s; )Open 

generator-polymer-init-custom-app

One of the first things I usually do when I create a project using `polymer init` based on the Polymer Starter Kit [1] is to go through all the files and rename/change the elements and titles to fit whatever app I'm planning to do.

Instead of doing this process over and over again I have now created a custom generator that is based on the starter kit, but allows you to customize a bunch of parameters, including adding a variable number of sub-pages with title and route names.

And with this I can create awesome apps in a matter of 2 minutes ;)

Demo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfpZ5kH0MaQ
Source code and instructions: https://github.com/Scarygami/generator-polymer-init-custom-app

I will try to keep this generator in sync with the Polymer Starter Kit.
Suggestions, ideas, feedback and PRs welcome... more »

generator-polymer-init-custom-app

One of the first things I usually do when I create a project using `polymer init` based on the Polymer Starter Kit [1] is to go through all the files and rename/change the elements and titles to fit whatever app I'm planning to do.

Instead of doing this process over and over again I have now created a custom generator that is based on the starter kit, but allows you to customize a bunch of parameters, including adding a variable number of sub-pages with title and route names.

And with this I can create awesome apps in a matter of 2 minutes ;)

Demo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfpZ5kH0MaQ
Source code and instructions: https://github.com/Scarygami/generator-polymer-init-custom-app

I will try to keep this generator in sync with the Polymer Starter Kit.
Suggestions, ideas, feedback and PRs welcome :)


[1] https://www.polymer-project.org/1.0/toolbox/templates
[2] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_OEdyhgnKc___

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2016-10-19 06:27:48 (5 comments; 0 reshares; 25 +1s; )Open 

Started my #polymersummit post series with a food picture, so ending it the same way.

Started my #polymersummit post series with a food picture, so ending it the same way.___

2016-10-18 12:27:56 (2 comments; 1 reshares; 20 +1s; )Open 

#PolymerSummit highlights from this morning:

New linter/analyzer friendly declarative syntax for lazy imports
https://github.com/Polymer/lazy-imports

New Polymer analyser:
https://github.com/Polymer/polymer-analyzer

yarn as a npm-based package manager for Polymer-friendly flat dependencies:
https://www.npmjs.com/package/yarn

The new Polymer bundler (aka vulcanize) will allow more control over sharding dependencies together:
https://www.npmjs.com/package/polymer-bundler

Polymer Editor Service for linting, auto-completion, docs for VSCode, Atom, Sublime, ...
https://github.com/Polymer/polymer-editor-service



#PolymerSummit highlights from this morning:

New linter/analyzer friendly declarative syntax for lazy imports
https://github.com/Polymer/lazy-imports

New Polymer analyser:
https://github.com/Polymer/polymer-analyzer

yarn as a npm-based package manager for Polymer-friendly flat dependencies:
https://www.npmjs.com/package/yarn

The new Polymer bundler (aka vulcanize) will allow more control over sharding dependencies together:
https://www.npmjs.com/package/polymer-bundler

Polymer Editor Service for linting, auto-completion, docs for VSCode, Atom, Sublime, ...
https://github.com/Polymer/polymer-editor-service

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2016-10-18 08:08:05 (0 comments; 2 reshares; 27 +1s; )Open 

Live stream for Day 2 of #polymersummit, starting in about an hour: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zxcfPACo4-g

Live stream for Day 2 of #polymersummit, starting in about an hour: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zxcfPACo4-g___

2016-10-17 21:46:49 (3 comments; 0 reshares; 20 +1s; )Open 

Some random notes in no particular order from Day 1 of the Polymer summit:

Polymer 1.0 apps can be upgraded incrementally to Polymer 2.0 thanks to hybrid mode.

https://beta.webcomponents.org/ will be the/a new home for all web components

Firebase on the web (and polymerfire soon) now supports Firebase cloud messaging.
https://firebase.google.com/docs/cloud-messaging/

Some features to look out for when it comes to performance:
- `initial-count` property of dom-repeat
- `strip-whitespace` propery of templates
- Polymer.RenderStatus.afterNextRender to do non-important stuff after the first render
- https://poly-icon.appspot.com/ to create custom icon-sets with just the icons you need.

Closure compiler works with Polymer with some caveats (and an open issue for Polymer 2.0, that should be fixed soon)

MPDIA! ... more »

Some random notes in no particular order from Day 1 of the Polymer summit:

Polymer 1.0 apps can be upgraded incrementally to Polymer 2.0 thanks to hybrid mode.

https://beta.webcomponents.org/ will be the/a new home for all web components

Firebase on the web (and polymerfire soon) now supports Firebase cloud messaging.
https://firebase.google.com/docs/cloud-messaging/

Some features to look out for when it comes to performance:
- `initial-count` property of dom-repeat
- `strip-whitespace` propery of templates
- Polymer.RenderStatus.afterNextRender to do non-important stuff after the first render
- https://poly-icon.appspot.com/ to create custom icon-sets with just the icons you need.

Closure compiler works with Polymer with some caveats (and an open issue for Polymer 2.0, that should be fixed soon)

MPDIA! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6m_E-mC0y3Y

All the video recordings from Day one are available already:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLNYkxOF6rcICc687SxHQRuo9TVNOJelSZ

And the codelabs can be done from home as well:
https://codelabs.developers.google.com/polymer-summit-2016


#polymersummit___

2016-10-17 11:59:06 (0 comments; 7 reshares; 32 +1s; )Open 

You can do the Polymer Summit codelabs at home as well: https://codelabs.developers.google.com/polymer-summit-2016

#polymersummit

You can do the Polymer Summit codelabs at home as well: https://codelabs.developers.google.com/polymer-summit-2016

#polymersummit___

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2016-10-17 10:33:59 (0 comments; 3 reshares; 31 +1s; )Open 

https://beta.webcomponents.org/ will be the new home for all web components.

#polymersummit


https://beta.webcomponents.org/ will be the new home for all web components.

#polymersummit
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2016-10-17 09:26:51 (0 comments; 1 reshares; 14 +1s; )Open 

#polymersummit livestream, for those who can't be here:
https://youtu.be/_YFnfYJaqlA

#polymersummit livestream, for those who can't be here:
https://youtu.be/_YFnfYJaqlA___

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2016-10-17 08:20:56 (2 comments; 0 reshares; 56 +1s; )Open 

Ready to get started with #polymersummit :)

Ready to get started with #polymersummit :)___

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2016-10-16 19:30:02 (4 comments; 0 reshares; 28 +1s; )Open 

Preparing for the Polymer Summit... ;)

Preparing for the Polymer Summit... ;)___

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2016-10-11 21:43:35 (0 comments; 3 reshares; 24 +1s; )Open 

ລາວ-helper now includes the tone chart I'm using for the romanization process as reference.

From what I read the tones across different dialects of Lao can vary a lot, but this chart seems to be the most common interpretation of how Lao possibly should sound like.

App: https://lao-helper.firebaseapp.com
Source: https://github.com/Scarygami/lao-helper

I'm mostly able to "read" Lao script by now (slowly), so I'm currently trying to increase my vocabulary and to remember the little grammar there is.


#gde #polymer #opensourcecode #lao

ລາວ-helper now includes the tone chart I'm using for the romanization process as reference.

From what I read the tones across different dialects of Lao can vary a lot, but this chart seems to be the most common interpretation of how Lao possibly should sound like.

App: https://lao-helper.firebaseapp.com
Source: https://github.com/Scarygami/lao-helper

I'm mostly able to "read" Lao script by now (slowly), so I'm currently trying to increase my vocabulary and to remember the little grammar there is.


#gde #polymer #opensourcecode #lao___

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2016-10-06 18:01:11 (1 comments; 11 reshares; 103 +1s; )Open 

Using one of the early access Noto fonts for https://lao-helper.firebaseapp.com/ already :)

The Noto font is out.
https://www.google.com/get/noto/

Main goal: cover all of unicode with a consistent font, and get rid of the little "▯" (tofu) once and for all.

The font is open source and under OFL license. It comes in both serif and sans-serif variants. You can use it as a web font right now¹ for most languages, with additional in early access.²

___
[1]: https://fonts.google.com/?query=noto
[2]: https://fonts.google.com/earlyaccess___Using one of the early access Noto fonts for https://lao-helper.firebaseapp.com/ already :)

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2016-09-29 21:19:50 (8 comments; 4 reshares; 34 +1s; )Open 

ສະບາຍດີ / Hello!

Lao is definitely a very challenging language to learn, especially when it comes to saying the words in the right tones.

To help me (and others) with that I created a Polymer PWA (so I can use it offline while travelling Laos next year) that lets me enter words in Lao (possibly copied from an offline dictionary) and get them romanized with indication of the proper tone.

The romanization probably isn't totally correct yet, but I'll keep fixing the app (and maybe add some more features), while I continue to learn the language.

App: https://lao-helper.firebaseapp.com/
Source code: https://github.com/Scarygami/lao-helper

I've used a variety of sources to try to get the correct information into the app, mainly the book Lao Basics by Sam Brier and Phouphanomlack (Tee) Sangkhampone(https://www.... more »

ສະບາຍດີ / Hello!

Lao is definitely a very challenging language to learn, especially when it comes to saying the words in the right tones.

To help me (and others) with that I created a Polymer PWA (so I can use it offline while travelling Laos next year) that lets me enter words in Lao (possibly copied from an offline dictionary) and get them romanized with indication of the proper tone.

The romanization probably isn't totally correct yet, but I'll keep fixing the app (and maybe add some more features), while I continue to learn the language.

App: https://lao-helper.firebaseapp.com/
Source code: https://github.com/Scarygami/lao-helper

I've used a variety of sources to try to get the correct information into the app, mainly the book Lao Basics by Sam Brier and Phouphanomlack (Tee) Sangkhampone (https://www.amazon.com/lao-basics/dp/0804840997/) and the website http://www.thailao.net/

#gde   #polymer   #opensourcecode   #lao  ___

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2016-09-27 19:52:39 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 15 +1s; )Open 

Our yearly IT conference brought us to Split this year, where we spent three days on a (crowded) ship and the islands Brač and Hvar for workshops, team building, and a jump into the sea before the end of summer.

Our yearly IT conference brought us to Split this year, where we spent three days on a (crowded) ship and the islands Brač and Hvar for workshops, team building, and a jump into the sea before the end of summer.___

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2016-09-16 22:57:42 (3 comments; 0 reshares; 14 +1s; )Open 

Lao is a fun language to learn.

The only consonants that don't come in a multitude of indistinguishable tones (at least for a western ear) are j, y and A(!!).

Lao is a fun language to learn.

The only consonants that don't come in a multitude of indistinguishable tones (at least for a western ear) are j, y and A(!!).___

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2016-09-13 19:00:23 (9 comments; 5 reshares; 115 +1s; )Open 

Last weekend's grill menu.
Grilled pumpkin was delicious.
The rest was delicious as well :)


Last weekend's grill menu.
Grilled pumpkin was delicious.
The rest was delicious as well :)
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2016-09-13 12:07:35 (5 comments; 0 reshares; 35 +1s; )Open 

Busy times ahead :)

Busy times ahead :)___

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2016-09-09 19:29:35 (2 comments; 1 reshares; 3 +1s; )Open 

When I heard that Meat Loaf and Jim Steinman released a new album I was excited... until I actually listened to the album.

Switching through the album felt like switching through the soundtrack of the musical Tanz der Vampire (Dance of the Vampires), which is an awesome musical with awesome songs. That wouldn't be a problem since Steinman has already re-used lots of his previous works in Tanz der Vampire.

The real issue with the album is that Meat Loaf has totally lost his voice. It feels awful to listen to him... back to listening some of his old works to get the terrible voice out of my head...

When I heard that Meat Loaf and Jim Steinman released a new album I was excited... until I actually listened to the album.

Switching through the album felt like switching through the soundtrack of the musical Tanz der Vampire (Dance of the Vampires), which is an awesome musical with awesome songs. That wouldn't be a problem since Steinman has already re-used lots of his previous works in Tanz der Vampire.

The real issue with the album is that Meat Loaf has totally lost his voice. It feels awful to listen to him... back to listening some of his old works to get the terrible voice out of my head...___

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2016-09-06 20:45:41 (8 comments; 4 reshares; 61 +1s; )Open 

Sneak peek - Polycasting

I'm currently working on a set of Polymer elements to make developing both Chrome Sender Apps and Custom Receivers for Google Cast as easy as possible.

The elements are very much pre-alpha at the moment, but my scary-cast-sender can already start and connect to a scary-cast-receiver running on Chromecast.

https://github.com/Scarygami/scary-cast-sender
https://github.com/Scarygami/scary-cast-receiver

After properly implementing all the details of session management (which can be quite a hassle with Google Cast...) I'll move on to some simple message passing and then work my way through the Google Cast API stack, trying to keep to Google Cast UI/UX Guidelines as good as possible.

Stay tuned for this to develop :)


#gde #opensourcecode #polymer #googlecast


Sneak peek - Polycasting

I'm currently working on a set of Polymer elements to make developing both Chrome Sender Apps and Custom Receivers for Google Cast as easy as possible.

The elements are very much pre-alpha at the moment, but my scary-cast-sender can already start and connect to a scary-cast-receiver running on Chromecast.

https://github.com/Scarygami/scary-cast-sender
https://github.com/Scarygami/scary-cast-receiver

After properly implementing all the details of session management (which can be quite a hassle with Google Cast...) I'll move on to some simple message passing and then work my way through the Google Cast API stack, trying to keep to Google Cast UI/UX Guidelines as good as possible.

Stay tuned for this to develop :)


#gde #opensourcecode #polymer #googlecast
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2016-08-31 21:07:53 (2 comments; 0 reshares; 16 +1s; )Open 

No Man's Sky - Day 17

I have walked the world, beheld its wonders... °

Not finding any hints near the portal, I decided to leave my ship as a marker and go off in the direction indicated by the portal, which happened to be in the direction of the rising sun.

Following this direction always keeping the marker of my ship behind me, I travelled for several days, learning about the language and the history of the Vy'keen, finding abandoned buildings and weird rock structures.

I found some interesting monoliths that were different from the others, and seemed to be linked to the portal in some way, having a similar style, and teaching me some words of the Atlas language in addition of Vy'keen. I started to collect the gifts received from these and other monoliths, in the hope they will allow me to open the portal.

By then my navigator... more »

No Man's Sky - Day 17

I have walked the world, beheld its wonders... °

Not finding any hints near the portal, I decided to leave my ship as a marker and go off in the direction indicated by the portal, which happened to be in the direction of the rising sun.

Following this direction always keeping the marker of my ship behind me, I travelled for several days, learning about the language and the history of the Vy'keen, finding abandoned buildings and weird rock structures.

I found some interesting monoliths that were different from the others, and seemed to be linked to the portal in some way, having a similar style, and teaching me some words of the Atlas language in addition of Vy'keen. I started to collect the gifts received from these and other monoliths, in the hope they will allow me to open the portal.

By then my navigator started to fail, with the displayed distance to my ship getting smaller, even though I was still walking away from it. Apparently it thought the quickest way to get back to my ship would be to drill a tunnel through the planet. Ignoring this problem for now, I continued roughly in the direction I originally intended to.

It must have been when I was about half-way around the world, that the navigator got completely unreliable, pretending I could be at my ship in just one hour and constantly changing the direction I should go to reach it. I really would have loved to have a proper compass then. Instead I waited for the morning sun to show me the right direction, and discovered a planet that I could follow easily during day and night.

After endless hours my path brought me back to my ship and the portal, having travelled once around the whole planet. But none of my efforts enabled me to open and use the portal.

I might just give up for now, leave this planet behind and try again another day on another planet...



° Extra points for knowing where this line was adapted from ;)___

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2016-08-26 22:18:37 (4 comments; 1 reshares; 23 +1s; )Open 

No Man's Sky - Day 12

Found a Portal!

No idea where it leads or how to even open it, but it's sure different from anything I've seen so far on my long travels through the universe.

The planet has nothing much else, and the sentinels are a real pest here. But the waters are nice.

Left my ship near the portal to find my way back to it. Going to investigate on foot, to see if I can find any hints about the portal.



No Man's Sky - Day 12

Found a Portal!

No idea where it leads or how to even open it, but it's sure different from anything I've seen so far on my long travels through the universe.

The planet has nothing much else, and the sentinels are a real pest here. But the waters are nice.

Left my ship near the portal to find my way back to it. Going to investigate on foot, to see if I can find any hints about the portal.

___

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2016-08-22 20:58:22 (15 comments; 0 reshares; 19 +1s; )Open 

No Man's Sky - Day 8

Came across a planet with caves filled with Vortex Cubes. I think I might stay here for a while, get rich, improve my Exosuit and buy a better ship. Maybe learn some Korvax along the way.

It get's a little bit hot during the day, but you can always jump into the nice reddish waters to cool down. And there are some huge dinosaurs roaming the lands, but nothing I couldn't run away or hide from.

Might have left my ship alone too long though, since it decided to leave without me... or have I left the keys in the ignition?

No Man's Sky - Day 8

Came across a planet with caves filled with Vortex Cubes. I think I might stay here for a while, get rich, improve my Exosuit and buy a better ship. Maybe learn some Korvax along the way.

It get's a little bit hot during the day, but you can always jump into the nice reddish waters to cool down. And there are some huge dinosaurs roaming the lands, but nothing I couldn't run away or hide from.

Might have left my ship alone too long though, since it decided to leave without me... or have I left the keys in the ignition?___

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2016-08-18 11:14:09 (1 comments; 0 reshares; 14 +1s; )Open 

I should definitely take care of error -41 more often :)

I should definitely take care of error -41 more often :)___

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2016-08-17 19:55:47 (4 comments; 1 reshares; 43 +1s; )Open 

There are giant Poké Balls in No Man's Sky!

#pokemongo #nms

There are giant Poké Balls in No Man's Sky!

#pokemongo #nms___

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2016-08-10 17:01:40 (2 comments; 7 reshares; 69 +1s; )Open 

PolymerCubed

I've recently started using Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services for reporting purposes at work, and while querying the cubes worked great, the visualization options were rather unsatisfactory, especially when it came to building web-based dashboards.

And while there are several vendors offering solutions in this area, I decided to give it a try myself and started creating a suite of Polymer elements.

https://codingwithgerwin.blogspot.com/2016/08/polymercubed.html

Open-sourced elements: (pre-alpha)
https://github.com/Scarygami/scary-mdx-data
https://github.com/Scarygami/scary-mdx-table

Demo:
https://scarygami.github.io/scary-mdx-table/components/scary-mdx-table/demo/


#gde   #polymer   #article   #opensourcecode  

PolymerCubed

I've recently started using Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services for reporting purposes at work, and while querying the cubes worked great, the visualization options were rather unsatisfactory, especially when it came to building web-based dashboards.

And while there are several vendors offering solutions in this area, I decided to give it a try myself and started creating a suite of Polymer elements.

https://codingwithgerwin.blogspot.com/2016/08/polymercubed.html

Open-sourced elements: (pre-alpha)
https://github.com/Scarygami/scary-mdx-data
https://github.com/Scarygami/scary-mdx-table

Demo:
https://scarygami.github.io/scary-mdx-table/components/scary-mdx-table/demo/


#gde   #polymer   #article   #opensourcecode  ___

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2016-08-06 22:13:57 (1 comments; 1 reshares; 18 +1s; )Open 

A recipe for Zwetschgenkuchen (zwetschgen/damson/plum cake), since we just harvested ours.

The most difficult part about this recipe was trying to figure out what the correct English word for Zwetschge is, only to discover that Zwetschge seems to be the only word used in English for this fruit as well.

It's a kind of plum that's very common in Austria. It looks similar to damsons, but apparently has very different properties.

A recipe for Zwetschgenkuchen (zwetschgen/damson/plum cake), since we just harvested ours.

The most difficult part about this recipe was trying to figure out what the correct English word for Zwetschge is, only to discover that Zwetschge seems to be the only word used in English for this fruit as well.

It's a kind of plum that's very common in Austria. It looks similar to damsons, but apparently has very different properties.___

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2016-08-05 20:51:31 (47 comments; 40 reshares; 239 +1s; )Open 

The linux bash environment that just arrived on Windows 10 with the mega anniversary update, might just be the solution for a lot of problems you could run into while developing on a windows machine.

No searching around to get all the setup files you need for git with a cygwin or mingw terminal, node and npm, python, and whatever other tools you might need, and then struggling to make them all work in the Windows environment.

Just enable the shell, install everything you need with some simple apt-get and npm commands, and you are all set to go in a couple of minutes.



The linux bash environment that just arrived on Windows 10 with the mega anniversary update, might just be the solution for a lot of problems you could run into while developing on a windows machine.

No searching around to get all the setup files you need for git with a cygwin or mingw terminal, node and npm, python, and whatever other tools you might need, and then struggling to make them all work in the Windows environment.

Just enable the shell, install everything you need with some simple apt-get and npm commands, and you are all set to go in a couple of minutes.

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2016-08-03 17:36:54 (3 comments; 1 reshares; 23 +1s; )Open 

Having a constant supply of windfall from our apple tree, we decided to dry some of them in order to preserve them.

Having a constant supply of windfall from our apple tree, we decided to dry some of them in order to preserve them.___

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2016-07-31 15:07:00 (9 comments; 6 reshares; 177 +1s; )Open 

For our grill menu today, all the vegetables are from our own garden :)

For our grill menu today, all the vegetables are from our own garden :)___

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2016-07-25 19:38:47 (6 comments; 0 reshares; 29 +1s; )Open 

We made a little bit over 1 liter of fresh apple juice from windfall, about 3 kg of fruit after cutting away all the bad parts.

We made a little bit over 1 liter of fresh apple juice from windfall, about 3 kg of fruit after cutting away all the bad parts.___

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2016-07-19 15:10:02 (21 comments; 13 reshares; 164 +1s; )Open 

<poke-icon>

Jumping on the hype train (and yes, I'm 37 and having fun playing Pokémon Go when I have the time, deal with it) I've created a Polymer element to cover all your needs (or at least some...) for building websites with lists, stats-pages, tips and tricks, and a multitude of other things concerning Pokémon Go (or the first generation of Pokémon in general).

For example just include <poke-icon name="Dratini"></poke-icon> and you have a lovely baby dragon displayed wherever you want it.

Only small icons at the moment. If you have a source for SVG images of all the Pokémon, I'd love to hear about it :)

Source code: https://github.com/Scarygami/poke-icon/
Demo & Docs: https://scarygami.github.io/poke-icon/


#gde #polymer #opensourcecode #pokemongo


<poke-icon>

Jumping on the hype train (and yes, I'm 37 and having fun playing Pokémon Go when I have the time, deal with it) I've created a Polymer element to cover all your needs (or at least some...) for building websites with lists, stats-pages, tips and tricks, and a multitude of other things concerning Pokémon Go (or the first generation of Pokémon in general).

For example just include <poke-icon name="Dratini"></poke-icon> and you have a lovely baby dragon displayed wherever you want it.

Only small icons at the moment. If you have a source for SVG images of all the Pokémon, I'd love to hear about it :)

Source code: https://github.com/Scarygami/poke-icon/
Demo & Docs: https://scarygami.github.io/poke-icon/


#gde #polymer #opensourcecode #pokemongo
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2016-07-18 19:36:04 (7 comments; 1 reshares; 15 +1s; )Open 

The cauliflower cream soup actually got a nice purplish colour :)

The cauliflower cream soup actually got a nice purplish colour :)___

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2016-07-18 18:10:54 (3 comments; 1 reshares; 22 +1s; )Open 

Turning a purple cauliflower into cream soup. In the end it will probably be a nice shade of grey.

Recipe is essentially the same as my recipe for mushroom cream soup, except with cauliflower instead of mushrooms: https://plus.google.com/+GerwinSturm/posts/Ke6WtJ4QgAA

Turning a purple cauliflower into cream soup. In the end it will probably be a nice shade of grey.

Recipe is essentially the same as my recipe for mushroom cream soup, except with cauliflower instead of mushrooms: https://plus.google.com/+GerwinSturm/posts/Ke6WtJ4QgAA___

2016-07-12 20:03:05 (2 comments; 1 reshares; 40 +1s; )Open 

scary-elements

As I mentioned before I wanted to put all of my Polymer elements (all the useful ones at least) together in a collection.

To give them a proper home I have now adapted the Polymer Element Catalog (https://github.com/Polymer/polymer-element-catalog) for my needs, to have all the docs in one place:

https://scary-elements.firebaseapp.com/

More elements will be added whenever I develop something I consider useful and stable enough for wider usage.


#gde #polymer #opensourcecode


scary-elements

As I mentioned before I wanted to put all of my Polymer elements (all the useful ones at least) together in a collection.

To give them a proper home I have now adapted the Polymer Element Catalog (https://github.com/Polymer/polymer-element-catalog) for my needs, to have all the docs in one place:

https://scary-elements.firebaseapp.com/

More elements will be added whenever I develop something I consider useful and stable enough for wider usage.


#gde #polymer #opensourcecode
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2016-07-10 17:08:41 (2 comments; 0 reshares; 62 +1s; )Open 

Unexpected encounter in our pool... ;)

Unexpected encounter in our pool... ;)___

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2016-07-06 17:31:10 (14 comments; 1 reshares; 47 +1s; )Open 

Encountered some strange creatures while biking home from work...

Encountered some strange creatures while biking home from work...___

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