Spare part arrived, soldered it back in.
Now comes reassembly, followed by intense praying and tooth-grinding 😜

I caused quite a bit of damage to the board though, before figuring out how to properly desolder...

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A clean soldering tip, adding lots of regular lead-based solder, lots of heat and quick application of the desoldering pump did the trick :-) Once that was figured out, desoldering proceeded very quickly 🥳 Thanks for your advise @nause_marc and @wex !

I don't know what I'm doing wrong, but I'm having little to no success with at all. I can't get the solder on the board to melt. My own solder melts just fine. Tried it at higher temperatures (400-450°C) too. Maybe the tip of the iron is too large to be able to reach the very small pads? All I managed is getting off one of the potentiometers, with lots of patience, solder wick and quite a bit of force. At this point, I'm afraid I all but butchered that board 🙈

Disassembling my Xbox controller to replace a faulty joystick. Surprisingly easy to disassemble so far, if we don't count the exotic case screws. Next comes desoldering and then ordering the right spare part.

Aren't you tired from writing your Rust programs in English? Would you like to try something different, exotic and funny? Do you like saying "merde" a lot?

Here's my contribution to solve this problem: Rouille, a French Rust programming language.

github.com/bnjbvr/rouille

Found some time to continue working on ./badges web v2.
In the current snapshot version, it is now possible to edit theme parameters! 🤩
Release coming soon, after some more cleanup and documentation.

Is it just my perception or have "you have to create an account to continue reading"-style nag screens become more widespread recently?

It's been a while since I last did some computer graphics programming. I think I'll have a look at Vulkan over the next couple of days.

A quiet sunday evening. Time to continue on ./badges web, to make it compatible with ./badges v2.

Happy Birthday, Linux!

30 years of age.
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10.4 changes per hour.
1,031,305 commits.
Almost 25,000 contributors.

Countless freedoms ❤️

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