PHP Conference UK 2010 Notes and Thoughts

Here are some notes / interesting products/thoughts that were mentioned (apologies this is more of a set of notes for me than a proper blog post – if I get time I will refine this!) Started the day on a conference call back to the office so had to miss the keynote which was a […]

Recent Tech Discoveries (July 09 edition)

Some Recent Tech Discoveries I thought I’d share: The Good: Windows 7 RC – writing the blog post from it – excellent OS (and that says a lot coming from me!) Ubuntu 9.04 -What can I say – wow – is the OS market hotting up or what? Right when they said the Browser will […]

Options for sending & receiving SMS from web applications

One of my projects at the moment is to look at our options for building SMS enabled web applications (specifically for us around our Zend Framework based apps). Both for data capture (Inbound) and as an alerting / notification system (Outbound). Thought I’d pull together some of my thoughts and reference material [not exhaustive or […]

Some recent browsing (Green Issues, SOA, Dashboards)

Some sites that I found interesting recently… I’ve been looking at quite a lot of Green IT/Business type issues recently www.climatechangecorp.com is a good site (even if it does heavily promote its events on the content). Carbon Calculators article: http://www.climatechangecorp.com/content.asp?ContentID=5119 Its disappointing it mentions AEA only in the context of providing the emissions factors – […]

Wowed by upgrade to WordPress 2.7…

Have just upgraded to the latest and greatest WordPress and was shocked as it has wowed me again in terms of user interface. The pace of improvement of this Open Source product is incredible. Just as I think wouldn’t it be good if… they’ve done it in the next release (and improved stability / fixed […]

Facebook privacy issue workaround, and police using a FB app…

I’ve blogged about Facebook before here and here when I was talking about privacy; came across a couple of videos on BBC news (talking of which is really impressive the video and audio quality has vastly improved over last time I used) about facebook – one of which is about a facebook privacy flaw relating […]