Tag Archives: eclectic

Eclectic Timeline

Eclectic Timeline

Just a very short post today, as I’m busy working through a backlog of work. I wanted to make a timeline of Eclectic activity for a while, and managed to set aside a couple of hours this week to put something together. I may tweak the tags and some of

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Commit to Get Far 2017

Commit to Get Far 2017

This post goes through a couple of the things I have been working on for work, not strictly part of my main role but certainly positive for team spirit and bonding. Each year the University where I work holds a number of sport challenges for staff, to encourage participation in healthy

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Insane in the Domain

Insane in the Domain

So…. this is the first proper post on the new blog (version 2). The new blog, and indeed the new site domain which you may have noticed is¬†now http://eclecticapp.xyz, are down to two fairly large disasters of recent weeks. This post will outline these and the events which have followed.

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New (WordPress) Blog

New (WordPress) Blog

This post marks the new blog for Eclectic App Development. The new blog is powered by WordPress and will serve partially as a testing ground for WordPress designs and themes, although mainly acting as the main blog for Eclectic App Development. Additionally, as I can use the WordPress features to

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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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