Retain your dignity while using Vim

Have you ever been stuck in a terminal text editor or a merge commit message while your boss looks over your shoulder wondering why he hired you? No? Me either. If you get stuck in a terminal text editor, there’s a good chance it’s Vim or it’s father Vi. Once …

Tennis Ball Tracking with OpenCV

If you want to automate a task with even a moderate level of complexity, chances are your “robot” will need to be able to see. There are many ways to track an object but one of the simplest is tracking by color. OpenCV OpenCV is arguably the most powerful (and …

GatorLF Part 3: AWS RDS and SQLAlchemy

We are going to need some way to store the data used by our application. Let’s use Postgres because it’s free for non-commercial use and open source. I also like being able to use pgAdmin for a graphical look at my database if I need it. I also like elephants. …