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  • iOS System Level Link Management

    iOS needs system level link management which can hook in to apps and create a better flow for users. “Official apps” (is there a way an app can be marked as official?) should be able to register behaviours for links on a system wide level which open…

  • WordPress Custom File Upload

    In a couple of recent projects I have been delving deeper and deeper in to customising the functionality of WordPress, using it more like a CMS than just a blogging platform. I was comfortable in adding new custom post types and associating custom fi…

  • iPhone Games 3

    This is my third article recommending iPhone games. Out of the previous two entries, there are only a couple of games I play regularly. Since my second entry over six months ago, the main game that I keep going back to when I’ve got ten minutes is al…

  • Using the Correct Glyphs

    Modern keyboards have limited space to display characters which users will use on a day-to-day basis. This restriction of characters has lead to widespread glyph substitutions, such as three full stops (or periods) instead of the correct ellipsis. Wh…

  • WordPress as a CMS

    If you’re building websites for small businesses, who are working under a tight budget but would like content management, you can’t do much better than the open source system WordPress. The PHP-based system became incredibly popular when blogs were m…

  • FuelPHP, Forms and Validation

    I have been working on developing a website with the newest PHP framework on the block — Fuel, which describes itself as “a simple, flexible, community driven PHP 5.3 web framework based on the best ideas of other frameworks with a fresh start”. Init…

  • Director Series: Danny Boyle

    Danny Boyle is a director who has an eclectic career so far, never settling in to a single genre of film, instead excelling at each project, whether it be a zombie action thriller, a science fiction epic or a downright disgusting character piece. Sha…

  • 2010 in Movies: Animation

    In the big business of animation there has been two stand-out movies in 2010 that I have seen. Firstly, Toy Story 3, the third and final movie in the most successful animated trilogy ever. It’s been over 10 year since the second outing and Andy is le…

  • 2010 in Movies: Indies

    An “indie” or independent movie is one of the most interesting “genres” of movies. Although it isn’t a genre per se, all indie movies have a definite feel about them and tend to focus more on interesting characters and story due to the restrictive na…

  • 2010 in Movies: A Recap of "What To Come"

    At the start of 2010 I wrote about the “movies to come”, listing those which I was looking forward to as well as those which I thought would be disappointing. Christopher Nolan’s Inception was the movie which I was looking forward to most in 2010 and…