06 May, 2014 5 min read Local Storage

PhoneGap and offline storage part 2 - Lawnchair

Late last year I wrote the article PhoneGap and offline storage… which was an introduction to using the Web SQL API to store information for your application. The article centred around using the native browser API calls to be able to store your information. In the past few months I...

09 Feb, 2014 5 min read Industry

Application Development - my journey so far

This is not going to be your usual technical tutorial post or anything related to programming (to an extent)… A few months ago I released my first ever application for Android devices, horrifically titled “The Rugby League App” – original, huh? The idea was born from frustration of trying to...

03 Dec, 2013 4 min read Laravel

Laravel queues with beanstalkd

I’ve recently spent some time toying with Laravel and using Beanstalkd to run a queue system, in this mini tutorial I’m going to show you how to get started implementing your own queues. This tutorial assumes you have a copy of Laravel downloaded and ready to go and that you...

14 Nov, 2013 4 min read WordPress

Your own WordPress Plugin - 2

Part 2 of the mini-series, in this tutorial I’m going to guide you through how to create and manage pages for your plugin. If you haven’t already, read through part 1 to get up-to-date with the series. Right, lets jump in! We’re going to start by creating a couple of...

14 Nov, 2013 3 min read WordPress

Your own WordPress Plugin - 1

In this mini-series, I’m going to take you through the fundamentals of creating your own WordPress plugin using an object-orientated approach and show you just how easy it really is! So, lets get started! Start by opening your plugins folder within your WordPress installation and create a new folder called...

10 Nov, 2013 11 min read PHP

Developing with Twitter

Twitter is one of the leading Social Networks on the internet today, used by celebrities, developers, bloggers and even Lord Voldemort! Twitter was founded in 2006 and has gone from a small startup to a multi-billion dollar company with over 230 million active users!! Before I get started, grab yourself...