Working in a large corporation with many disconnected systems is a massive challenge when it comes to branding, the systems are all very different, worked on by developers with differing techniques and specialisms. It’s a nightmare.
I recently devised a solution using Pattern Lab, Gulp, CircleCi and some basic PHP web hosting.
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During the summer I made my first horticultural endeavour, growing some veg in a 6ft by 4ft vegetable planter from Quick Crop using the square foot planting technique.
Continue reading “The Arduino Automatic Greenhouse Part 1”
I think by now it has become blatantly obvious that far too many organisations are playing it fast and loose with our data. They often well respected and talk of privacy, security and safety when in reality they’re nothing of the sort and sadly there is no way to know until it all goes terribly wrong.
Continue reading “Ethical Hacking & Bug Bounties”
Seeing as the majority of the bank holiday weekend was completely awful I decided to make the most of the moderately nice weather on Monday and go for a bit of a walk. I found this one on the National Trust website however the map wasn’t great and a few of the physical features used as markers on the instructions have changed too. Here’s my actual GPS track for you to follow with various mistakes removed.
Continue reading “Wheathampstead to Shaw’s Corner circular walk”
- If you accidentally push broken code your interactive elements stop working completely. And if that’s a menu for example, your users are screwed
- A lot of these interactive elements use 3rd party libraries which are very heavy, jQuery for example. In a world where mobile device browser share is huge page weight is important
With the ever diminishing share of Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8 users we can now start making use of more advanced CSS selectors to perform this task.
Continue reading “Using HTML Input for state”
BYOD has become am almost essential part of my job, working across multiple time zones would be a nightmare without it. With the introduction of Android L it just got a whole lot easier!
Before Android L you were stuck with a single user account and if you added a business ActiveSync email account to your device your entire device was bound by the ActiveSync security policy, and for me that meant an 8 digit pin to get into my device and authority to remove wipe the entire device. This was unacceptable as it made quickly and easily using the device for personal reasons that much more difficult.
Continue reading “Simple BYOD on Android Lollipop”