Using OpenCV 3 from #golang

Go is a great language. But when you need to use OpenCV, you’re stuck with a dilemma. Do you use OpenCV 2.4, which is aging but has C bindings so it’s usable from Go? Or do you use OpenCV 3, which is up-to-date with the latest algorithms and optimisations but only has a C++ interface? If you need OpenCV 3, you cannot call it directly from Go because Go doesn’t support calls to C++ code.

This blog article describes how to use OpenCV from Go anyway, using a C callable wrapper function. All source code is provided in the article.

 

Blog post on using Trello as a CRM

This blog post explains how to set up a simple CRM suited for freelancers in the online tool, Trello. Using screenshots, I walk the reader through the process of setting up Trello to achieve this. Trello isn’t meant to be used as a CRM, so the blog post also explains why I do this and what the advantages are compared to regular CRMs for freelancers.

 

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Blog post on IoT / Internet of Things

This blog post discusses the missing link in the Internet of Things sector. The focus in IoT is on the things, in other words: the technology. But the mass audience doesn’t really care about technological innovations. To get them on board, the sector should switch its focus away from the technology to storytelling.

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Blog posts make a regular appearance in technical writing assignments. They are a logical continuation of technical writing work. When a good technical writer works on a set of documents, he is also perfectly suited to expand the same ideas in a blog format.

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