For 3 days in June, we helped to run Sundown (DemoScene Party) down in sunny Budleigh Salterton. We’ve been doing this for a number of years now in conjunection with Ruairi Fullum (@rc55), Dan Barber (@danbee) and other helpers (Waffle, Ziphoid to name but two). This year was absolutely spot on, the atmosphere was buzzing...
Wearable technology has made some huge progress over the past 12 months, with fitness trackers like the Jawbone, FitBit, and SmartWatches like the Samsung Galaxy Gear. Kris manages to track down a Pebble from the USA and shares his experience with it
Coffee, Coding and Conferences – a story of our winning hackathon entry at PHPUK14.
Learn to tune the exchange information store (store.exe) and WSUS databases to reduce the memory footprint on SBS servers
Setup a quick rule to mark .zip attachments as spam on your Exchange2010 server
How to upgrade BCM2010 databases to 2013 manually
Vagrant has been on my radar for a while now (thanks to @jr261) and has been high on my list of things that I must try out. Well, thanks to Jeremy Quinton‘s excellent talk at this years PHP Conference I finally got around to giving it a spin. Overview Vagrant (through the power of virtualisation) ...
I have been playing around with Ubuntu on my Nexus 7 for a while, and decided yesterday to go back to stock android 4.2.2, so I downloaded the images from https://developers.google.com/android/nexus/images and extracted the zip file to my PC. Restoring android 4.2.2 included in the package is a flash-all.bat file which contains all the commands...
SpaceApps is a global hackathon run by NASA which took place over the weekend of the 20/21st April 2013. Kris spent the weekend at the Met Office HQ in Exeter, one of 5 UK locations this year.
Kris demonstrates how important visualisation is when working with large datasets
Kris shows us his current favourite apps and games for android