Women Techmakers Light-up Badges Build Instructions

Pull out the parts of your Kit. This will include: 3D printed “Badge”, CR2032 Battery, Magnetic Backing, and 5mm Color Change LED Locate the LED and CR2032 Battery and Open The package. Find the Orientation of the LED that lights up against the two sides of the Battery. (This should be the long side of the LED on the “+” side and short n the unmarked side. Fold the Side out of the LED at Read more…

Android Network Decision App

Example Code: https://github.com/childofthehorn/network_classification_android This is an example implementation of the Facebook connectionclass library with the Natve broadcast receiver from ChilldoftheHorn’s BABBQNetworkReceiver to determine the best network speed standards and classifiers to use dynamically througha combination of radio information, download speed, and system broadcasts. This is in progress to get DisplayMetrics and conversion to a library. This will provide a simple integer return value to make best network performance decision engine for your application!   Follow Read more…

Women Techmakers Keycap for Mechanical Keyboards

Hot off the presses tonight! A Women Techmakers Keycap! I have included Stemless as well if you would like to add in your own unique stem type (for those with rubber-dome or Topre keyboards). Covers all major Mechanical Keyboards with Cherry MX and Alps (Matias) compatible Stems. ! will print off a couple of these on Shapeways to make sure they fit 100%. Enjoy! http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1329944 Follow @DoesitPew

MaterialDialogs scaling universally even using AppCompact

These theme styles will allow full width and scaled Material-Styled Dialogs with the elevation shading for all devices down to Android 4.0(tested). For Lollipop ¬†with proper scaling: add this to /res/values-v21/themes.xml <style name=”MaterialDialog” parent=”android:Theme.Material.Light.Dialog.NoActionBar.MinWidth”> <item name=”background”>@null</item> <item name=”elevation”>24dp</item> <item name=”android:padding”>0dp</item> </style> Doing this, you still need to define a style with a shape drawable as the background because this doesn’t come with the 2dp defined corner radius in the material design guideline docs. <style name=”MaterialDialogStyle” Read more…