My SFF(ish) Custom PC Last year (Summer 2019) I decided to use some bonus money from work to finally build myself a custom PC. I'd wanted one for a while since building my first PC workstation for my job in a research lab and got hooked on PC hardware. My work involved a lot of … Continue reading Building a Custom SFF Development and Gaming PC
This post is a tutorial on how to set up a working ROS development environment within Windows (complete with GUI support) utilizing the new Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL2).
As someone who uses Linux a lot as my development workflow I've gotten used to the great power and flexibility of .bashrc files. If you're not familiar with Linux (really Unix-based systems in general) a .bashrc file allows you to customize certain things about your user shell by adding things like aliases, functions, different visuals, … Continue reading Create .bashrc files for Command Prompt and PowerShell in Windows
While the basic WSL shell is alright, I recently found out about Powerline which basically adds a ton of visual aids and customization to your terminal. Here's how to get it working in WSL!
In this post I'll cover how to setup OMPL with a custom optimization objective that reaches out to the ROS stack for its cost function.