Python for Great Circle Projections – Part 2

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Python to plot projections of great circles on to equirectangular planes

Python for Great Circle Projections – Part 1

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Python to plot projections of great circles on to equirectangular planes

Password Recovery Best Practices

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Some insights on implementing a password recovery system securely.

Event-Driven Design for DOM Manipulation

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After one of the projects in my company had reached a point where refactor was not only recomended, but necessary to clean up the code and make it maintainable, I decided to use a different approach for DOM manipulation in the client facing web app. Since we were doing a major refactor (yes, it does […]

Javascript Web Application Development Flow

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Recently, I was asked a question about Javascript development: how are modules used in ES6 and then how do they magically become one .js file when deployed. Since I have been using a workflow which answers both of these, I am going to write it up here for anyone who wants to know. Big projects […]

Terrains using Three.js and SRTM Data

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Let’s jump right in to three.js plane buffer geometry. Three.js offers a buffer geometry object which is a simple array of height maps, much like our binary file we used from the SRTM data. Compared to the normally used plane geometry, buffer geometry uses much less overhead and is significantly faster if the object does […]

Using SRTM Elevation Data in Javascript

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1 arc second SRTM Data was made [publicly available] (http://www2.jpl.nasa.gov/srtm/) by NASA a few months ago. SRTM Data is collected by the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission. It sweeps the surface of the earth to find irregularities which form the height map. According to the mission website: To acquire topographic (elevation) data, the SRTM payload was […]

WGS84 Projections

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A short tutorial to do localised projections for WGS84 (lat,lng) data

Perl File Management

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Simple Perl File Management App

Cesium to Visualise NYC Carbon Footprint

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Cesiumjs is a wonderfully simple and extensible library to work with. It is, in simplest terms, a 3D globe with imagery providers which can be used for nearly anything under the sun. I recently discovered that NYC publishes a lot of its data online, and I was dying to play around with that data to […]

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