BuildBorg for Glass

I have been excited to write something for Glass ever since I received it and now I am proud to announce my first project. BuildBorg allows developers who wear Glass to receive notifications from their build server directly on their Glass.
By adding BuildBorg as a web hook to your build server you will receive timeline cards for successful, failed, and fixed builds. From the BuildBorg settings you can enable/disable any of the notifications, that way if you only care about failed builds that will be the only timeline cards you will receive.

Right now BuildBorg supports CircleCI, Jenkins, Semaphore, TeamCity, and Travis CI. I am open to suggestions and hope to expand the service in the near future.

Google Glass and Windows 8.1

I recently received my Google Glass as a part of the Explorer Program. So what was the first thing I tried to do? Connect to it with adb of course. I was anxious to get started with the GDK but, as is commonly the issue, Windows 8.1 chose to not play nicely. Here are the steps I took to get my installation of Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit edition to recognize my Google Glass.
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Google Glass for Rubyist

Disclaimer: I do not have access to the Google Glass Explorer Program. The code in this blog post is purely speculative, it is not production ready.

Google has recently made the developer documentation for it’s Google Glass product publicly available. Named the Mirror API, it allows developers to create applications called Glassware that interacts with user’s Glass devices via a RESTful interface. Developers authenticate to the API on the users behalf using OAuth v2. Once authorized, Glassware applications can publish timeline notifications to the user’s Glass devices and subscribe to receive notifications of actions preformed on the devices.
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