James Fator

iTunes Sync with Android

30 January 2013

I recently picked up the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and when uploading all of my data, I noticed that there were a few options for music. I managed to find a GCC compiler, so I took some code I wrote for my backup application (In development!) and ported it to Android. With the help with the debugging tools and some desktop side programming, I now have a quick efficient way to sync my Android with iTunes.

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Server-Client Practice and Application

13 January 2013

My Software Engineering class has given me the opportunity to finally jump into the server-client aspect of programming. We were tasked to create a vending machine layout which communicated with a management tool. My team and I designed a Java Socket model that allowed for multiple clients running at the same time. Since sockets are simply input and output streams, we designed an entire protocol for smooth communication between each other. The next step is to bring it out of command line stage and into the GUI world!

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Garage Door Application Part 1

16 December 2012

My weekend project was to hook up my garage door so that I could open it with the click of a button on my phone. I created an app for iOS and an Android widget that sends a command to my home server. I will update with a Part 2 showing how I did it!

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