Canvas, browser and the sun

Lately I have been learning on how to use the HTML Canvas to generate nice images. It is a work in progress. For that I have followed part of the Creative Coding course (really nice one if you want to get started). And the same guy has created the nice canvas-sketch tool to get the basics of the workflow going. As one of my first tries in this world of creative coding has been playing with the sun trajectories in the sky.

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Managing Redash from Code

In my company we use Redash quite a lot to display vast amount of information. If you don’t know Redash, maybe you should check it out, it is an open source tool that connects to many different DBs and you can run SQL queries and generate many graphs out of them. It is quite powerful and simple to use. Of course it does not have the flexibility of coding things directly, but for the basic use cases it is really fast.

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Resuming

This was once hosted on Tumblr with the intention to become my personal blog where I would add things I was working on or learning. It never got passed a few entries with very outdated code (somethings not even valid today). I have decided to use GoHugo, and hosting it on Firebase that you get HTTP2 and other goodies for free. Hence I have decided to remove the old content and not bother to move it here.

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