USB Clickity Clack

If you read this space regularly, you know I’ve been on a mission lately to build up some simple tools to work with USB on embedded systems. This week, I got some motivation from an unexpected source: a keyboard made for gaming enthusiasts. I don’t think of myself as especially old fashioned. However, I do have affection for several old …

Clever Hax: Broadcasting Build Notifications from TFS

A build notification tells you the results of a build. Did it succeed? Did it fail? And if it failed, why? And which module caused the failure? Continuous integration (CI) servers have a rich notification repertoire. Windows tray icons, e-mails, instant messaging, and IDE plug-ins are just some of the possibilities. This variety of options is a proof for the …