Just an update from my previous post. I’ve updated my little mashup to be a lot faster than it was and I still have a few optimizations in mind to speed it up even more. Also the site now handles any UK location (well the ones which google maps can geocode into a longitude and latitude) [...]
I’ve been allowed to play around with a new web service developed by some former colleagues at the Press Association (PA). The service gives you some access to PA’s entertainment listings database (think guardian guide, listings section of the Metro and most other papers etc. it all comes from the same source).
The data is organized into venues (your local arts [...]
So I thinking of writing a new website project in Ruby (probably Rails), but I’m stuck on an actual idea. I know what I want to play with:
DB: MySQL (as Dreamhost doesn’t have PostGres)Â
Test frameworks: rSpec, Selenium
At the moment I’m thinking of porting the lovely RoundCube mail project from PHP to [...]
I’m not sure how i’m going to say this, but I think our time together is at an end. I’m not sure that we were ever that suited to each other even when we first met; around that time I’d had recently left Commodore and I think I was just looking for something different.
We’ve been [...]
I looked out of the window of my flat last night and saw this:
My mate Piotr and I were baffled on what this could be; I was tempted to turn off all my wifi kit just in case it was some sort of semi pro wifi hacker? Other options were some sort of mind control device, [...]
While stumbling today I found a Microsoft Project named Milan and started to wonder what else was using my name… Obviouslly I know of the City of Milan in Italy, but I also found these other regions, cities & towns (from wikipedia):
In Canada: Milan, Quebec, a village
In Colombia: Milan, Caquet a town and municipality
In the United States [...]