I made my first trip to OpenTech yesterday hosted at University College London. I didn’t really know what to expect, I’d spotted the conference on my Twitter feed and I understood it to be a day full of discussions on open data, technology and how they contribute to society. I was impressed. It was a […]
It’s fair to say I read a lot. I love books and always have a few stacked up next to my bed for a quick (or long) read before I fall off to sleep. I also love books for work, since although there is a huge amount of resources on the web, published books distill expert knowledge, […]
I’ve been testing a website that generates images on the fly and in the past had used the less command to view the file contents, this helped see when PHP errors had unfortunately made their way into an image file. However, sometimes when viewing a file I got the following error returned: No identify available […]
Well that was fun. A new episode of Sherlock is always something to savour, the feature length intellectually savvy TV series from the BBC that had a special pre-season four episode tonight. Warning: here be spoilers..
As I welcome the new year and type these words my kids are getting dressed upstairs, ready for a refreshing midday walk along Grantchester Meadows to lunch at the tearooms (with promises of scones). It’s been a busy year for me, but a very relaxing Christmas break, spent at home with the family just having […]
After viewing the coverage of the 7/7 anniversary on the BBC I can’t believe it’s been 10 years since that awful day in London. So much has happened in the decade since, though in some ways the same fears and worries still exist.
PHP has just reached an incredible milestone, it’s 20 years old! On the 8th June, 1995, Rasmus Lerdorf released PHP 1.0. Now, 20 years later, PHP 7 is on the brink of being released and the language is stronger than its ever been before. With all the #20yearsofPHP stories around the internet I thought I’d […]