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Al Williams, a longtime Dobb's contributor and our resident tinkerer, has been making waves recently with his one-instruction CPU (you can click here to watch a video demo). Back in 2004, he was busy playing with robots and servos, and in this article from DDJ, he shows you how to use JACOB (a library for running Java code under Windows) to connect with ActiveX objects for robotic control.
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Dr. Dobb's Journal is devoted to mobile programming. We introduce you to Apple's new Swift programming language, discuss the perils of being the third-most-popular mobile platform, revisit SQLite on Android
, and much more!