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Behind the Scenes of Issue 31

New open source designs and personal favorites, tips on IO expanders and jasmonite. Split database revamp continued. Issue 30 follow-up.
Published June 21, 2021


This week I learned of IO expanders and jasmonite, and there were some open source designs published again.

Sometimes I have to encourage people to share their source files, and this worked with the Snowflake by kbranch38 and the Split89 by jurassic73.

Btw, I have less time for my private projects these days, but I tried to fit some priority projects in my schedule: e.g. working on the split database and keeping track of new projects for the KBD.

And at the end of this post you can find my priority list ATM.

Summer schedule

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Published on Mon 21st Jun 2021. Featured in KBD #31 (source).

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