The campervan blog. A coder’s ramblings...

A blog about code and everything that happens when you take the choice to "write some stuff". From experiences to snippets, how tos and general info I have crammed into the cranium since being one of those techie types.

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The Virtual dashboard. An open source project

The concept is to develop a virtualised car dashboard running on a 7” HD touch screen powered by a Raspberry Pi. Features will include: virtual dials, media centre, wireless hotspot, Bluetooth pairing, Android mobile access, alarm and other environmental systems.

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The restoration. A modern twist on a classic camper.

Mellow is a 1976 type 2 VW campervan. The project is both restoration and modernisation, which includes installing an Audi 1.8T engine, assistive brakes, lowering and converting to a hydraulic clutch to provide a modern driving experience.

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Piers is a passionate developer, climber, husband and Dad. This site was written to share the challenges & insights of both the developer and his trusty camper and the lessons learnt along the way.

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