Orange Pi Zero Windows Quick Start Tutorial

Get up and running fast with the Orange Pi Zero single-board computer in this Orange Pi Zero Windows quick start tutorial. Use Windows 10 to set up a micro-SD card with a Linux operating system to run on an Orange Pi Zero. Communicate with with the Orange PI headless via an Ethernet connection from a … Continue reading Orange Pi Zero Windows Quick Start Tutorial

Linux Mint initramfs Prompt at Boot

Linux Mint initramfs prompt appears after booting computer. A BusyBox Ubuntu built-in shell (ash) screen with initramfs prompt displays after switching on Linux Mint PC as shown in the image below. The computer does not boot up properly and instead of going straight to the login screen, drops through to a initramfs command line prompt. … Continue reading Linux Mint initramfs Prompt at Boot

C Sharp Hello World Tutorial

Write a simple Windows desktop application using Visual Studio 2017 in this C Sharp hello world tutorial. Visual C# 2017 is used to create a window with two labels and a button. When the button is clicked a “hello world” message is displayed in one of the labels. The other label shows a count value … Continue reading C Sharp Hello World Tutorial

GtkSpinButton Glade GTK C Program

How to use a GtkSpinButton in a GTK+ 3 application written in C using Glade user interface designer. This tutorial shows how to build a GTK+3 application that allows a user to enter a number in a GtkSpinButton widget. Clicking a button in the application reads the value from the spin button widget and writes … Continue reading GtkSpinButton Glade GTK C Program

Display Time Qt Creator Application

Display time Qt Creator application tutorial that shows how to update the current time in an application window every second. This tutorial shows how to start a 1 second timer that calls a function periodically and how to get the current time (hours, minutes and seconds). The finished Qt application window is shown above with … Continue reading Display Time Qt Creator Application

Qt Radio Button Example Tutorial

A simple Qt radio button example in Qt Creator using Qt version 5 programmed in C++. This tutorial shows how to place three radio buttons and change a text label depending on which radio button is selected. The GUI radio button application created in this tutorial is shown below. Create the Qt Radio Button Example … Continue reading Qt Radio Button Example Tutorial

PHP Versus JavaScript Variables

A comparison of PHP vs. JavaScript variables. When programming or learning two different languages such as PHP and JavaScript, which are often used together, it is helpful to compare aspects of the two languages. This helps with remembering the similarities and differences between the languages to avoid confusion. PHP versus JavaScript variables are compared in … Continue reading PHP Versus JavaScript Variables

PHP Versus JavaScript Comments

Comparing PHP vs. JavaScript comments. Software developers often have to use two languages such as PHP and JavaScript for website and web application development.  It is sometimes hard to remember which language constructs belong to which language. This article compares PHP versus JavaScript comments, showing which language supports which types of comments. PHP Versus JavaScript … Continue reading PHP Versus JavaScript Comments

GTK Display Time in Glade Application

GTK display time in window using GTK+3, Glade and GLib functions. This tutorial shows how to write a GTK+ 3 application that displays the current time in a window. The application code is written in the C programming language. Glade is used to lay out the window and widgets. Below is an image that shows … Continue reading GTK Display Time in Glade Application

GTK+ Find Selected Radio Button

Find selected radio button in a group of GTK+ 3 Glade radio buttons using the C programming language. The previous two blog posts showed how to group radio buttons in Glade and how to program radio buttons in C code. This article follows on showing how to read the states of the radio buttons and … Continue reading GTK+ Find Selected Radio Button