Simple Proxy Server Using Node.js to Bypass CORS

Node.js is a javascript runtime based on Chromium’s V8 javascript engine. It is really simple to create a basic HTTP server using the node.js API and a web based proxy is just an HTTP server that relays incoming requests back to the original recipient. So we will capture the requests and forward them using a … [Read more…]

Standalone Javascript Application With Chromium

JavaScript is becoming more and more popular every day and I was wondering if I could make a standalone javaScript App. I knew that a Chromium (http://www.chromium.org/) portable package has a “kiosk” mode which disables many of the integrated UI. Next I decided to use a Chrome App together with Chromium (Portable version) and managed … [Read more…]

Raspberry Pi Film Camera

Found an old (actually late 70s) TV camera and did my own mod. Removed most of its guts. Removed the lens on the picamera and mounted the camera module on the lens of this monster. Writes videos to an external USB card reader. It is fully programmable so I can make timelapse, stop-motion and stuff. … [Read more…]

Javascript based floppy image reader

Currently working on a hobby project on reading floppy disk images using javascript. These days javascript can do anything 80’s and 90’s computer can do. There are a lot of javascript based emulators already done and being developed and I was thinking of a similar project. I wanted to work on some byte-stuff in my … [Read more…]