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Speaker writers block

One of my aims for this year is to have done a professional talk at a conference on something I actually work on. As someone who's done a few talks at meet ups, one at EMF Camp and various workshops before, it's the next logical step, but I found an immense amount of pressure on my brain to come up...

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Rewriting my road trip app

This is another rehash post where I mention an app I wrote poorly to try to improve my life and we discuss why it was bad and how I've totally rewritten it. I guess this is what I do in my free time so that I don't do it professionally. Rewriting an entire app in the latest greatest framework at wo...

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Meal planner, revisited

About a year ago I wrote about screen scraping the BBC Good Food website. That turned out to be a lot harder than I initially thought and needless to say there's so much ambiguity in the data people are able to enter on there that I gave up. I decided to try again recently because I now work on sim...

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Blog Migration (again!)

Recently a bunch of stuff came out, or got noticed, for students. That is, free stuff. Here Github Education put together a collection of software and resources that's now free for a period of time if you're a student. One of the offers is $100 at DigitalOcean, a company that provide servers which y...

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