Author Archives: Martin
With investments in two beer related companies I can call myself a beerpreneur. The investments are: Brewdog via the third Equity For Punks scheme. I’d always missed the deadline previously so was pleased to get in early this time. Beerbods raised … Continue reading
Created to solve the common task of sharing on Twitter. I wanted to be able to: Highlight text on web page Right click, select Share Create Tweet with highlighted text and URL Download Share via Twitter workflow. For Mac, using Safari and … Continue reading
Flappy Bird taken down after it's accused of being a clone; leads to hundreds of other developers making clones to ride on its popularity. — Steve McIntyre (@stevedecoded) February 13, 2014 but even worse The story of Flappy Bird, it … Continue reading
In the space of a couple of hours using Windows Azure: Created a mobile service Ran the iOS app in the iOS simulator Ran the web app locally Ran the web app deployed on Azure Added Facebook authentication to both … Continue reading
As developers, it is our responsibility to understand the goals and needs of our applications, and to resist the urge to over-engineer and prematurely optimize our solutions. http://nshipster.com/nscoding/
I’ve just seen that Stencyl 2.0 (2012) looks very much like Scratch 1.8 (2008) It seems that Stencyl was based on Scratch. If it allows kids to build games, surely I can figure it out?
Really interesting presentation on the state of mobile commerce. [slideshare id=23878672&doc=50must-know2-130703165724-phpapp01]
Enjoying revisiting the Hipster International playlist on a hot summers day.
It was pleasant surprise today to see that apps I have written as TinyShinyApps have been downloaded 30,000 times. PictoBento was done as a showcase app and shows beautiful images from Instagram and Dribbble. It was written in iOS4 and … Continue reading
Two of the greatest intros of all time, ever. as heard in Soul Boy. as heard on Black Mirror 15 Million Merits.