When it comes to mobile applications, the app stores of Google and Apple are, for most, the first port of call for critical review and helping to determine whether something is worthy of downloading. Added to that, mobile App Store SEO relies heavily on positive review scores to rank applications higher in the results, bring […]
The web makes both project collaboration, and source code sharing that bit easier. This collection of sites are a combination of earch engines, and code hosting environments where you can find open and closed source software that you can both adapt and learn from.
Right at the core of many web applications lies the age old problem of usability testing. How can you accurately watch what users are doing, and when they are doing it? Some solutions exist already, but alas they are charging for the priviledge. Sooo.. I decided to cook up something myself, and share it with […]
I’ve been thinking recently about reintroducing sound events into some of our web applications. The web has moved on from midi files as background music, and sounds on ever button with a web page. We’ve become more grown up when it comes to multimedia. But perhaps now is the time for adding complimentary sounds to […]
To the ordinary man on the street we are geeks. To me, anyone that codes has the power to create something brilliant. I code because it empowers me. We can shape online worlds, we can create entire brands from an idea. We are the masters of the digital universe. Like puppeteers we pull the strings of our […]
Im sick sore and tired of listening to certain segments of the design / development community spout about how brilliant a coder they are. Just because they use Notepad.
Programmers by nature are problem solvers, clients come to the table with a problem, and its our job to tell the computer how to solve it. Unfortunately I’ve discovered that all too often the first solution to a problem becomes the only solution, as humans we are inheritantly lazy when it comes to problem solving. […]
NHibernate..Oh how I have struggled with you for the past day and a half or so..But eventually got there. Here’s what to do with Visual Studio 2005 that they dont tell you anywhere else. In your bin folder…I have a hibernate.cfg.xml file.. Which looks like this badboy. <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″ ?> <hibernate-configuration xmlns=”urn:nhibernate-configuration-2.2″> <session-factory> <property […]