Monthly Archives: February 2012

Samsung Wave 3

Back in November, Samsung held a Bada Developer Day to herald the launch of Bada 2.0. This followed on from the 2010 Samsung Bada developer day they held. During the event, Samsung provided Wave 3 devices to developers. The Samsung … Continue reading

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-02-25

Is "SaaS" & "Cloud" the way the govt is going to wiggle out of using open source this year? Throw lots of buzzwords out & hope no-one looks? # @MaKleSoft @twtomcat having seen #SecuStore for Chrome I now understand why … Continue reading

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Government CloudStore

The Government launched their G-Cloud CloudStore for Cloud procurement of Cloud services on Sunday. The outlook is … cloudy. I applaud the increase in transparency that could be derived from listing vendors in a single searchable public online catalogue. But … Continue reading

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-02-18

@SeekTom are you using rvm? makes installing ruby much easier … # @virginmedia you'd have to ask your call centre that. Called 150 and they said "oh, sorry, can it be Monday now?". Very polite, but useless. # @kwik_fit I … Continue reading

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-02-11

Wise words from @stskeeps #fosdem talk. Work together on commodity layer. Why do mobile companies find this so hard? http://t.co/FySWTU51 # Agreed with @stskeeps but thought mention of Mer project undermined the message a little. See also: http://t.co/f3V85EvU #fosdem # @malminhas … Continue reading

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Ripple

Here’s my experience using the Ripple emulator for BlackBerry WebWorks. There’s a bunch of awesome BlackBerry developers at the hackathon, but I’m determined to work this out without them walking me through it. After all, developers don’t normally have the … Continue reading

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Creating a BlackBerry WebWorks app

Some notes on building my first WebWorks app. I figured the quickest way to get an app up and running would be to take the examples from BlackBerry. Working from https://github.com/blackberry/WebWorks-Samples/tree/master/UIExamples I first did a git clone, but then reading the … Continue reading

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BlackBerry WebWorks

Based on today’s upcoming Hackathon I’m investigating WebWorks (not WebWorks (with annoying voice popup!) or WebWorks). These are rough, quick notes in the spirit of “publish early and often”. So far I’ve downloaded Ripple (the emulator), the smartphone and tablet SDK. … Continue reading

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-02-04

Achievement unlocked: completed Halo. Only 11 years late. http://t.co/n4ULECu9 # And now… http://t.co/kKiOK0Gw # I can understand Kindle books costing as much as paperbacks (ish), but costing more than paperbacks? Madness. 5.99 vs 7.49, so not just VAT. # @twtomcat … Continue reading

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Predictive Text, part 2

Not even a month after my predictions for the year, and the first of them has failed. I said: No IPO for Facebook: This could go either way. My bet is it will be very late 2012 or early 2013 … Continue reading

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