RFID Door Unlocker

Reading and Writing to MiFare (1K/Classic?) PICC

by Cory on April 13, 2019

So that code I have up until now is very basic and just checks if a provided PICC (rfid card) is able to be read. This is easily handled by the mfrc522 library with two calls to "PICC_IsNewCardPresent()" and "PIC_ReadCardSerial()" or "PI...

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    Nervous About Hardware for Some Reason

    by Cory on April 13, 2019

    I was thinking about what to do about mounting the arduino to the door and how to attach the servo to the deadbolt. I don't know why, but thinking about it stresses me out trying to figure out how to get 3d printed stuff or buying cases. I've been...

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    What's the Purpose of Life?

    by Cory on April 12, 2019

    What. Don't judge me >:(

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    Hmmm... Interesting.

    by Cory on April 7, 2019

    Riiight, Stranger 1. Whatever helps you sleep at night. ;)

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    Where is the Door Unlocker, Cory???

    by Cory on April 5, 2019

    Where is it Cory??? I thought you said it was gonna be a quick small project??? You said you were gonna change pace and do something small and simple????


    Uhhhhhh... I dunno. Ive been putting it off... The servo and RFID readers were simple eno...

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    Layered TileMap Support

    by Cory on March 5, 2019

    About a month or two ago, I made the decision to simplify my TileMap class so that no tiles could overlap. I believe that's the way that almost everyone else does it. Previously I wanted to have it so that I only needed 1 TileMap object for everyt...

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    Can't Sleep

    by Cory on March 2, 2019

    I'm standing here in front of this snowy cave but I can't remember why. I know I'm in the Arctic for some reason but it's not that cold. It feels almost like a warm spring night and all the snow is melting. I walk into the cave with her and pass i...

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    This is Gonna Get Me on a Watch List

    by Cory on February 27, 2019

    I bought a different thing off amazon because the first kit was supposed to come in mid april. Fuck that noise. This other kit throws in a bunch of random sensors, an LCD, and a number pad so I guess it's worth it.

    Apparently, the endorsed arduin...

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    Testing Out an Arduino

    by Cory on February 16, 2019

    So I pulled out the Arduino and I have an Uno R3. I was looking at the tutorials on the site and some data sheets and it's as user friendly as I remember. Downloading the IDE to use with Fedora Linux was a snap.

    I copied their program to blink th...

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