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  • DEVELOPMENT: node.js for BUG 2.0

    It was interesting to see the new Beagleboard "bone" project announcement today.  Particularly because of some software that ships with it; a browser-based development environment targeting the JavaScript language.  Given the popularity of the JavaScript...

  • HOW TO: Processing & BUG

    While using processing on ARM (via openjdk-6-zero) has been done for quite some time, (even using the Arduino IDE), we just got it working on BUG.Just running sketches couldn't be easier.  Processing 1.5.1 allows sketches to...

  • MADE@BUG: Android on BUG: an Update

    When we first started working on getting Android on BUG with Tarent last year, my right brain was happy and excited.  I love learning new things.  And after all, Android is a fun, creative new...

  • HOW TO: Run a python weather module on BUG

     Today I installed a python weather module on my BUG. I was using our 1.4.3 rootfs and it was easy peasy! Here's what I did: alicia-imac:~ agibb$ ssh root@192.168.0.180 The authenticity of host '192.168.0.180 (192.168.0.180)' can't...

  • MADE@BUG: BUGduino knocks on our door...

    BUGduino prototypes have arrived at our office! Behold all its prototypable glory: When our most excellent EE, Dave Riess, started at Bug he was looking for an easier way to drive motors through the BUGbase....

  • HOW TO: AutoBUG preview

    We are ramping up for the Mobile World Conference here at Bug Lab. We wanted to have a little video to take with us to show what one BUG application could do - we picked...

  • DEVELOPMENT: Ångström on BUG

    Thanks to Marcin's tireless efforts the Ångström distribution is now running on BUG: .-------. | | .-. | | |-----.-----.-----.| | .----..-----.-----. | | | __ | ---'| '--.| .-'| | | | | |...

  • DEVELOPMENT: New Python Libraries for Bug

    One the greatest features of the BUG is the amazing Bug Java Framework (not an official name yet, but I hope it'll catch on), which provides: modularity, tons for services, low level interaction with modules,...

  • HOW TO: End of Year Greetings

    Happy Holidays and New Year from Bug Labs!In addition to recent major releases, we've also been busy celebrating the Holidays, the end of the year, and each other.  For me, our Holiday Party and end...

  • HOW TO: BUG Software R1.4.3 Released!

      BUG Software Release 1.4.3 is now publicly available.  The RC1.4.3.7 was approved as a production release.  Binary images are available at http://www.buglabs.net/download.  Sources are available atsvn://svn.buglabs.net/bug/tags/releases/R1.4.3.  Javadoc is available at http://bugcommunity.com/development/javadoc/r1.4.3/bug/.  And release notes...

  • HOW TO: How to Start Concierge and use Grep

    You may want to look at what messages are coming through in your concierge log. Here's how:root@BUG ~# cat /var/log/concierge.logIf you want to find particular words or instances of something happening, you can use grep:root@BUG...

  • HOW TO: BUG boots up

    Ever wonder what your BUG is doing while it boots, as the bug logo goes around and around?Here's a screencast of BUG booting in minicom. You can see this too if you've hacked a serial...

  • OPINIONS: BUG, Arduino, Arduino, BUG

    From time to time we get questions asking about the differences between BUG and the Arduino. Having done my graduate research on the Arduino and new media art for the past two years, I thought...

  • MADE@BUG: BUGS Testing BUGS!

     We're working some spicy new features for our next release of BUG software.  To lessen the burden on our overworked QA team, we have been building a test rig that let's connect 4 BUGs up...

  • EVERYTHING ELSE: Linux Install Fest

    August 1st at 1pm-6pmPut Linux on your laptop! We will have a few distros of Linux to choose from. Be prepared by bringing your backed-up laptop. We will also have Ubuntu on a USB stick...

  • DEVELOPMENT: BUG Software Release 1.4.1 Now Available

    We didn't want to take all the steam and thunder away from Apple today but we couldn't keep this release back any longer.  The next version of the BUG Linux operating system and associated applications...

  • HOW TO: It's Open House Time!

    Please join us for our Open House! Bug Labs Open House:April 29th, 6-9pm598 Broadway, 4th floorCome check out our office and the test kitchen.  We will provide refreshments, watch yourself for stray nerf darts. 

  • MADE@BUG: R1.4 Special Thanks

    Now that R1.4 has finally left the roost, I'd like to thank two community contributers that really helped this release shine; Guillaume Legris and Chris Wade.Guillaume's work in MidPath is used in the BUG Audio...

  • DEVELOPMENT: BUG Release 1.4 and SDK 1.2.8.1 are now live!

    Ken Gilmer asked me come out of rebloggerment to post this message. I gave up blogging in in the mid 80's. Oh! Did I forget to tell you that I invented Blogging?Seriously though.. I'm proud...

  • DEVELOPMENT: Back in FFFFFreezing NYC

    Scale was great, a nice little warm break from the freezing winds in NYC.  Our session went pretty well, Matt and I talked about the BUG to a fairly packed room of interested folks [Video...

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