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Hackaball - It Was Worth the Wait!

Hackaball - It Was Worth the Wait!

Hackaball was the first project I backed on Kickstarter, about 18 months ago. It finally arrived last week and it’s really good. Here are my first throughts now I’ve used it in the ‘real world’ a couple of times.

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Force Your Website to Use SSL via .htaccess

Force Your Website to Use SSL via .htaccess

More and more websites are turning on SSL connections by default as encrypted connections become both an SEO ranking factor and a symbol of trust recognised by website visitors. If you have an SSL certificate for your hosting package it’s easy to encrypt your entire site via .htaccess and start reaping the benefits today.

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3 Marathons at 30 - Mission Accomplished

3 Marathons at 30 - Mission Accomplished

On Saturday I completed my 3 marathon challenge with the toughest run I’ve ever undertaken.

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Create a Simple Sitemap Using Perch CMS

Create a Simple Sitemap Using Perch CMS

Find out how I quickly construct a simple sitemap for Perch websites.

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Simple Server Status Dashboard using PHP and jQuery

Simple Server Status Dashboard using PHP and jQuery

Having a work experience student has given me the opportunity to work on projects I would otherwise not make time for. This week we built a simple server status dashboard using PHP and jQuery.

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Keep on Refining Your Website

Keep on Refining Your Website

Is your website as effective as it could be? It may appear ‘finished’, but a good website never is. Here are a few simple tools you can use to monitor your site’s performance and get a better idea of where it could be improved.

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Whitby A-Z Print Back on Sale!

Whitby A-Z Print Back on Sale!

I deleted my online store a few months ago - expecting to put something new together fairly quickly. Then I got a bit too busy with client work and totally failed to get anything setup. I’ve finally found the time and the Whitby A-Z Print is now available to buy online again - hooaray!

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posr.co Camera - Some Notes

posr.co Camera - Some Notes

A quick record of ideas and thoughts as a result of using the posr.co camera at Staithes Festival - its first official outing.

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Building Things with Raspberry Pi

Building Things with Raspberry Pi

I’ve been building an digital photogaphy art project for Staithes Festival of Arts and Heritage which begins this weekend. The device is based around a Raspberry Pi and will enable visitors to the Festival to take selfie-animations of themselves which will then form an online digital gallery - a record of those who enjoyed visiting the Festival this year.

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Love Sunshine, Love Being Outside, Love my New Bag!

Love Sunshine, Love Being Outside, Love my New Bag!

Last week a package arrived for me at work. It was from miscellaneousadventures.co.uk - a new venture for illustrator turned woodsman Andrew Groves and his wife Emma Hughes.

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