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Raspberry Pi Noobs cleanup

If you want to have a nice and clean Raspberry Pi Noobs installation. Execute te followings commands to remove unless tools:

sudo apt-get purge wolfram-engine (Reduce image size with 683MB)
sudo apt-get purge sonic-pi (Reduce image size with 151MB)
sudo apt-get purge scratch (Reduce image size with 93MB)
sudo apt-get autoclean

This initial Noobs image size will now be arround 3GB 🙂

WordPress upgrade

This afternoon I have upgraded my web server.

The following changes were implemented:
– WordPress is upgrade to 4.8.4
– All WordPress plugins are upgraded to latest available version.

PlaatProtect 0.3

This is the next release of PlaatProtect. This release contain the following changes and bug fixes:

05-12-2016 PlaatProtect v0.3

  • Improve new version detection script.
  • Improve php cron job. Now no output is created anymore.
  • Added battery chart for all zwave devices.
  • Added temperature chart for all zwave devices.
  • Added humidity chart for all zwave devices.
  • Added lumaniance chart for all zwave devices.
  • Added location of zwave sensors on home page.
  • Protect scenario and panic buttons against accidental click.
  • Bugfix: Fix critical bug in event.php in sleep and away mode.
  • Bugfix: Temperature above 25.5c is now correctly measured.

Click here to download the latest version.

Java KnightsQuest 0.3

This evening the third beta is released of KnightQuest. It contain the following new features:

23-11-2016 Version 0.3
– Added 3 screen resolutions.
– Increase amount of maps to 60.
– Improve game play. Now maps must be unlocked.
– Pawn can now move two land tills per turn.
– Added harbors so soldiers can travel faster.
– Game settings and progress are now stored on disk.
– Bugfix: Second game initialization is working fine.
– Bugfix: Now autmatic next turn detection is working fine.

Click here to download the latest version.

Java KnightsQuest 0.2

This evening the second beta is released of KnightQuest. It contain the following new features:

18-11-2016 Version 0.2
– Added human player functionality.
– Added information box on game screen.
– Improve bots behavior.
– Added new background.
– Improve help, credits, release notes and donate page.
– Added intro movie.
– Improve network detection.
– Music can now be switched off / on.

Click here to download the latest version.

Java KnightsQuest 0.1

One week ago i start working on the game i want to create already for the last six years. Two attempts failed due to less time. I will try again now using JavaFx. So the game will support multiple Operating Systems (Windows, Linux, MacOS, etc..) out of the box. This is the first beta (not a full feature) release. Check it out. Comments are welcome!

12-11-2016 Version 0.1
– Added basic game engine (only bot mode for now)
– Added six maps
– Added intro background music.
– Added new version detection,.
– Added help, credits, release notes and donate page.
– Added two intro pages with basic animation.

Click here to download the latest version.

PlaatSoft exist eight years!

Eight years ago the first PlaatSoft open source project was released on the internet. Its was a addressbook created in Borland Delphi. A lot have happend over the years. Many projects (Drupal Modules, Wii Games, Android Games, Windows Tools, Raspberry Pi tools, etc….) were created which received great feedback from users arround the world. Many thanks for using my software. I hope the next years will be just as must fun as the previous. Best Regards

Click here to find information about the first open source project.

celebration

Java RedSquare 0.2

The second release of RedSquare for Java is released. This is the full feature release

03-11-2016 Version 0.2
– Added setting page to control nickname.
– Protect blue squares against size hacking.
– Protect red square against size hacking.
– Added scrollbar to release notes page.
– Added CGI master hackers to credits page.
– Improve webservice calls.
– Check java version. If version is outdated, warn user
– Show warning when internet connection is down.

Click here to download the latest version.

Java RedSquare 0.1

This afternoon i have ported the Wii RedSquare game to Java. So please try out this beta release. It’s not a full feature release yet, just a proof of concept. Comments are welcome!

30-10-2016 Version 0.1
– Added basic sound effects.
– Added nice background music.
– Added webservice to store local and global highscore.
– Added new version check thread to home page.
– Added page navigator so pages are loaded just in time.
– Added game page with special effects
– Added two intro pages with basic animation.
– Added help, credits, release notes and donate page.

Click here to download the latest version.

PlaatSign 0.5

The next release of PlaatSign contain the following features:

22-10-2016 PlaatSign v0.5

  • PlaatSign can now display more then one video.
  • Improve video slide show preview.
  • Improve login page.
  • Slide show delay value is now validated.
  • Protect image upload directory against direct URL access.
  • Make HTML code compliant with Microsoft Explorer 10 and higher.

Click here to download the latest version.

PlaatScrum 1.3

PlaatSoft released a new version of PlaatScrum with the following changes and bugfixes:

21-10-2016 PlaatScrum 1.3

  • Admin user can now manage user events.
  • Admin user can now manage SQL backup files.
  • SQL backup file have now random filename. More secure!
  • Move event logging to database. More secure!
  • Filter settings are now managed per project and page.
  • Added multi select priority filter feature.
  • Added priority column to sprint and product backlog.
  • Added calender sprint letter for each week that sprint takes.
  • Added story sorting (asc/desc) on taskboard.
  • Current day is highlighted on calender.
  • Redesign login page and page banner.
  • Bugfix: Velocity chart is now showing correct values.
  • Bugfix: Sprint locked column is now working again.
  • Bugfix: Default value of story ref_id is now correctly set.
  • Bugfix: Assign button on backlog form is now working again.
  • Bugfix: If session expired redirect to login page is now working correct.
  • Bugfix: Now all columns on taskboard layout have same size.
  • Bugfix: Burndown chart, both lines start now with same value.

Check out the demo here

PlaatScrum 1.2

PlaatSoft released a new version of PlaatScrum with the following changes and bugfixes:

15-10-2016 PlaatScrum 1.2

  • Added automatic database creation and patching
  • Make PHP code compliant with PHP version 7.x and higher.
  • Make SQL queries compliant with MySQL version 5.7 and higher.
  • Protect PHP source code for direct, not compiled access.
  • Protect all directory against direct URL access.
  • Improve layout of help pages.
  • Added Trivial and Blocker priority.
  • Improve password encryption algoritme.
  • If user is idle for 10 minutes the user is automatic logout.
  • Added icons for andriod and apple devices.
  • Improve a lot of other small things.
  • Bugfix: Fix several small issues.

Check out the demo here

PlaatSign 0.4

The next release of PlaatSign contain the following features:

08-10-2016 PlaatSign v0.4

  • Added home page with slide show preview.
  • Image format is now based on HD dimensions.
  • Improve solar, news and weather script examples.
  • Added icons for apple, android and window devices.
  • Added refresh setting (in minute) for script content.
  • Cron job is now only starting script when refresh timer is expired.
  • Bugfix: Start script is now working after reboot.
  • Bugfix: Script output is now directlty showed after upload.

Click here to download the latest version.

PlaatSign 0.3

The next release of PlaatSign contain the following features:

02-10-2016 PlaatSign v0.3

  • The following improvements were made after the first demo to the “end user”:
  • Added script content for dynamic content support.
  • Added video content support.
  • Improve file upload. File is now directly uploaded after selection.
  • Improve automatic database patching algoritm.
  • Remove jquery libraries. Speedup page loading.
  • Added fatal warning when config.php is not found.
  • Added fatal warning when database connection fails.
  • Added example content scripts: Clock, News, Weather, etc..
  • Bug fix: Improve php cron job now no output is generated anymore.
  • Bug fix: File size detection is now working correctly.
  • Bug fix: Remove some typos in the text.
  • Bug fix: Filename with uppercase extension is now correctly processed.

Click here to download the latest version.

PlaatEnergy 1.3

This is the next release of PlaatEnergy. This release contain the following changes and bug fixes:

30-09-2016 PlaatEnergy v1.3

  • Improve new version detection.
  • Bugfix: interfaces scripts are now loading correct *.php files
  • Improve cron script. Now no output is returned with course a warning email.
  • Added support for Basic HTTP authenication.
  • Optimize automatic database patching.
  • Added warning when config.php is not found!
  • Added warning when database connection fails!
  • PlaatEnergy is now support MySQL 5.7.x and PHP 7.x
  • Protect PHP source code against plain code reading (URL hacking).

Click here to download the latest version.

PlaatSign 0.2

The second release of PlaatSign contain the following features:

25-09-2016 PlaatSign v0.2

  • Added automatic content feature (automatic uploaded by external resource).
  • Upload the same content is now prohibit.
  • Timezone can now be configured on setting page. Default timezone is Europe/Amsterdam
  • Improve password hash algoritm. PlaatSign is now using the lastest and most secure algoritm.
  • User is automatic logout after 10 minutes idleness.
  • Added automatic database creation and patching.

Click here to download the latest version.

PlaatSign 0.1

The first release of PlaatSing contain the following features:

24-09-2016 PlaatSign v0.1

  • Added basic content page with CRUD actions
  • Added role base access
  • Added basic settings page
  • Added basic login/logout functionality
  • Added basic user setting page with CRUD actions
  • Added basic help page
  • Added basic release notes page
  • Added basic credits page
  • Added basic donate page
  • Added basic about page
  • Added basic unix photo slide script for Raspberry Pi

Click here to download the latest version.

PlaatProtect 0.2

This is the next release of PlaatProtect. This release contain the following changes and bug fixes:

26-08-2016 PlaatProtect v0.2

  • General: Protect application with password and username combination.
  • General: Web session expire after 15 minutes.
  • General: Added email notification.
  • General: Added event process manager which control all zwave and zigbee events.
  • General: Location can be changed on zwave page now.
  • General: Zwave device state is now showed correctly.

Click here to download the latest version.

WarQuest 7.0

This is the next release of WarQuest. This release contain the following changes and bug fixes:

26-08-2016 WarQuest v7.0
Game Server

  • Update source code to be completable with PHP7.
  • Update database layer to be support latest mysql engine.
  • Removed all old forum posts.

Play

Click here to enter directly the game!

Web server upgrade

This evening I have upgraded my web server.

The following changes were implemented:
– Operating system is upgraded to Ubuntu 16.4 LTS
– WordPress is upgrade to 4.6
– All WordPress plugins are upgraded to latest available version.
– I have enabled HTTPS. The free SSL certificate is provide by letsencrypt. So now all traffic is end-to-end encrypted.

letsencrypt

PlaatEnergy 1.2

This is the next release of PlaatEnergy. This release contain the following changes and bug fixes:

21-08-2016 PlaatEnergy v1.2

  • General: Added CO2 emission chart to gas and energy years reports.
  • General: PHP Data layer is now based on mysqli PHP library.
  • General: User session timeouts after 15 minutes inactivity.
  • General: Application is now protected with username and password combination.
  • General: Passwords are now encrypted stored in database.
  • General: Move webcam, light bulb features to new PlaatProtect project!
  • Bugfix: Fix negative energy us in Used Electricity Day report!

Click here to download the latest version.

PlaatProtect 0.1

This is the first release of PlaatProtect. This release contain the following features:

03-07-2016 PlaatProtect v0.1

  • General: Added notification page.
  • General: Added logging page.
  • General: Added movement chart page.
  • General: Added Z-Wave vibration alarm detection.
  • General: Added Z-Wave node status on home page.
  • General: Added Notify My Android (NMA) webservice integration for push messages to andriod phone.
  • General: Added basic support for two webcams.
  • General: Added option to make picture from webcam view.
  • General: Added motion detection with automatic recording to webcam sensor script.
  • General: Added option to navigate through webcam recordings.
  • General: Added basic support for Philips HUE lighting system.

Click here to download the latest version.

PlaatEnergy 1.1

PlaatEnergy v1.1 is released with the following changes and bug fixes:

07-05-2016 PlaatEnergy v1.1

  • General: Added solar converter efficiency value to energy delivered year report
  • General: Improve export to SQL feature. Now export file can be downloaded and delete afterwards.
  • General: Added weather station script base on onboard pi sensor.
  • General: Show status of all enabled solar converters at home page.
  • General: Added system name field to configuration.
  • General: Added solar description field to configuration.
  • General: Solar measument adaption now support 3 solar converters
  • General: Maximum value calculation improved for used energy year report.
  • General: Added solar converter peak power setting to configuration.
  • Bugfix: Google Chart background set explicient to transparent.
  • Bugfix: Delivered electricity year report scale is now correct calculated.
  • Bugfix: Monthly max power chart is now working correct with 3 solar converters active.
  • Bugfix: Data capturing is now working correct for hosola solar converter.
  • Bugfix: If only solar converters are configured then data processing is now working fine.

Click here to download the latest version.

PlaatEnergy 1.0

PlaatEnergy v1.0 is released with the following changes and bug fixes:

24-04-2016 PlaatEnergy v1.0

  • General: Improve main and setting menu layout.
  • General: Added support for maximum 3 solar converter meters.
  • General: Added support for Hosola Bright solar converter meter.
  • General: Added export data page.
  • General: Added system overview page.
  • General: Added setting categories.
  • General: Added setting option to set initial solar converter reading.
  • General: Added setting option to disable gas meter.
  • General: Solar converter sensor scripts are now PHP based.
  • General: Refactor database model – All entity names are now english.

Click here to download the latest version.

PlaatEnergy finds fault in monthly Eneco energy report

Tens of thousands of Eneco customers with a digital energy and/or gas meter receive an email with information about their used/delivered energy and used gas each two months.

With PlaatEnergy I could proof to Eneco that this report contains a mismatch between the reported time period and the measured energy and gas values.

Eneco was grateful for my feedback and sent me the following postcard

SCAN0047

SCAN0046

PlaatEnergy 0.9

PlaatEnergy v0.9 is released with the following changes and bug fixes:

04-03-2016 PlaatEnergy v0.9

  • General: Added security shield arround WebGUI based on sessionId.
  • General: Improve customer query report.
  • General: Redesign solar deliverable charts (Now they are more flexible).
  • General: Added option to select solar meter vendor.
  • General: Improve theme and language hyperlink.
  • General: Added home password feature.
  • General: Added setting password feature.
  • General: If database connection fails, user is informed.

Click here to download the latest version.

PlaatEnergy 0.8

PlaatEnergy v0.8 is released with the following changes and bug fixes:

23-02-2016 PlaatEnergy v0.8

  • Hot fix release to help one of the launching customers!
  • Bugfix: Fix 3 nasty bugs which only occur the first installed day.
  • Bugfix: Used gas years report is now showing correct data.
  • Bugfix: Kampstrup energy sensor script is now working correct.

Click here to download the latest version.

PlaatEnergy 0.7

PlaatEnergy v0.7 is released with the following changes and bug fixes:

20-02-2016 PlaatEnergy v0.7

  • General: Added CSV export feature.
  • General: Improve customer query output.
  • General: Add day name to day reports.
  • General: Improve main menu when solar and/or weather station is disabled.
  • General: Added slide show mode. Year reports automatic cycle without human interaction.
  • General: Added option to enable chart legend.
  • General: Added option to set chart dimenision.
  • General: Setting page support now combobox to prevent invalid input.
  • General: Add support for Kampstrup and Landis energy meters.
  • Bugfix: New version check is now working correct.
  • Bugfix: Month and Day navigation is now working correct.

Click here to download the latest version.

WarQuest 74th million request

Hi everybody. Today the WarQuest server handeled it’s 74th million request. That’s great. Hardware is scale for must higher values so invite more players and ofcourse keep on playing.

Official WarQuest Statistics

Players 58.179
Countries 189
Server Requests 74.018.274

PlaatEnergy 0.6

PlaatEnergy v0.6 is released with the following changes and bug fixes:

28-01-2016 PlaatEnergy v0.6

  • General: Added database backup feature to setting page.
  • General: Minimum and maximum day value to weather information pages.
  • General: Raspberry Pi Sense Hat led display shows now current power usage every minute.
  • General: Added PlaatSoft Logo to about page.
  • General: Added source code documentation for better support.
  • Bugfix: Used energy years report show now correct Y axes scale.
  • Bugfix: Selecting day in the future is now not possible anymore!

Click here to download the latest version.

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