"Beware of Programmers who Carry Screwdrivers!" - Internet Wisdom
"Run Like Hell if it is a Soldering Iron Instead!" - Konrad's Addendum...
I am a software engineer by trade. A good one, I might add in a moment of hubris. This means of course that I am uniquely disqualified as an electronics engineer!
All of the electronics content on this web site is therefore directed at rank amateurs (esp. forgetful ones, like myself) and to be laughed at in disbelief by anyone who knows how hardware actually works.
If my circuit diagrams make no sense to you - it is probably not your fault. If the resulting circuit malfunctions, burns out or destroys important property - it is your fault for using hardware input from a software engineer!
Consider yourself duly warned! This is the quality of my work: