Category Archives: old

Game-tastic

Games are starting to appear again… My original intention for this site was to showcase interesting bits I developed suitable for the web. Until now, I made a couple of mini-games and did a few tests with other game elements – as it turns out, they’re a pain in the

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Share Bar

Share or tweet if you like it (or, you know, like it!) A slight change will appear across the site from now on – a new footer with a bunch of social media sharing and bookmarking options. The sharing options are still being refined but the basic sharing bar should

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Shakespearean Insult Generator

Shakespearean Insult Generator

Thou currish half-faced canker-blossom! You know when you see an image with some Shakespeare-themed insults on the internet and think “I could make an online insult generator out of that”….. No?….. Huh. Well I did! Saw something on The Poke (credit to Forky7 on Imgur originally) Used an online OCR

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PDF Numberer

And BOOM! Numbers on the page! Just a quick update on a little tool I cooked up, as I needed some way to quickly number PDF files without using paid-for-programs, converting via MS Word, or using some slightly dubious websites that offer the service. I’ve made the PDF Numberer which

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Busy Learnin’

Trying, Working, Learning. Been a bit too busy to update the site over the past few months, in particular starting a new job, then trying to learn some new programming and IT skills before tackling some bigger projects. Used a few different learning tools over the years to pick up

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Clocking Mad

Clocking Mad

Time is on my side…. yes it is! An update on a few things I’ve been cooking up. I saw an article on a clock based on the fibonacci sequence, which just sounded amazing. I haven’t perfected the algorithm yet, mine is slightly simpler and easier to read but less

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Responsive Menu

Meta Viewport Responsive Design Brain Melt! One more brief update this month! I have added responsive styles to the site, to offer more suitable content for smaller and mobile devices. Firstly the navigation menu at the top has been updated, so this now displays in an alternative, vertical layout when

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EAD Wiki

Trying out a wiki Yet another brief update. I’ve added a wiki to the site, initially to provide a space for any lengthy text like game guides but also for the upcoming adventure game. There is also a guestbook which will allow for some direct feedback on the game as

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Destiny Player Search

Update Sept 2016 – the Destiny player search is no longer functional due to changes in the Destiny API and this page is no longer supported. It was awesome when it worked though – trust me! Some new stuff added Another quick update. I’ve cooked up a search tool for

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Fixing up stuff

Getting the place ship shape Just a quick update. I’ve been busy lately so have been tweaking a few things and repairing some pages which didn’t work after the updates. There were some big changes to the Custom Clock which had to be shelved, but after a big of work

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Users Area and 3D

Get Me In! You might notice a user’s area appearing. It’s going to shake the whole site up like an excitement bomb. I wouldn’t recommend using it yet, there isn’t much there…. Some stylistic changes I’m also testing out a new font, as you may have noticed. Let me know

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Grand Adventure Plans

Work in progress I’ve been pretty busy recently so have not given much time to the site. A few bits are still broken since the move and redesign which will take a major reworking to fix (school and tools). In the meantime, I’ve been teaching myself some new skills ready

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Slick Redesign

Slick Redesign

New and shiny The site has a new layout and design which is being completed over the next few days. Some bits will look old or weird until I go through everything, so bear with me. That’s it for now – speak soon.

Completely graphtastic

Completely graphtastic

Graphalicious Just a short one here – wanted to show off the little thing I cooked up. It draws regular or irregular complete graphs – and colours them with rainbows! Check it out on the COMPLETE GRAPHER PAGE Really I need a place to put all the random stuff I

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Created a blog!

Created a blog!

Well well… Note: This post relates to the first iteration of my self-designed blog, which read through a folder of individual posts and pulled them in order. This note has been added with the development of my┬ánew blog. New Blog Page (here, duh!) I thought it was a bit silly

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Busy Ass Summer

As expected… but not what I expected The Summer was always going to be busy in my line of work (University administration) but this one caught me by surprise. Probably more to do with the fact that there was a lot of stuff going on outside of work that meant

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Github and onward

Got a github account for code drops and feedback/help from people more in the know. First repository is the next app I’m working on – a 3D solar system. Take a look and any hints and tips would be welcome. Having difficulty taking it on a stage from here. Can’t

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Published my first app!

Published my first app!

Yes, published an app to the Google Play store. Take a look here: Google Play Store – Basic Physics Engine This is a tidied up version of the physics engine v1 (2D, 2 balls). Version 2 is done (spawn balls and different shapes, sizes and mass/forces handled by classes) but

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First Learning Update

OK, so thought I’d get the ball rolling by explaining what I’m up to and what I’m trying to learn at the moment. I’ve been playing around with Excel formulas for data manipulation at work, and so have come to about the limits of what I can achieve without macros.

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