Tips and Tricks, Tools of the trade

Here is a list (in no particular order) of my favorite tips, tricks and tools in the Robotics Industry. This will be updated as often as I come across something new.

Great online Robotics course, for 2-4th year engineering students

http://wavelab.uwaterloo.ca/?page_id=267

Online plotting (even with APIs!)

www.plot.ly

 

Online raw data analysis (even rosbag csv exports!) of huge data files

www.initialstate.com

Here’s my heart rate:

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Check correlation, wiggle eyebrows at causation

https://www.statwing.com/

 

inspiration for better data viz: (so much data……)

http://feltron.com/

http://www.lucasinfografia.com/

 

Online checking of Elec components (with API access also)

http://octopart.com/

 

Online checking PCB makers for cost and speed

http://pcbshopper.com/

 

Online quotation for PCB manufacture and stuffing/testing

https://circuithub.com/

 

Quick turn around, slightly expensive Canadian PCB manufacturer

http://www.apcircuits.com/

 

Very cheap, quite capable crowd sourced PCB manufacture

http://dirtypcbs.com/

 

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