Earlier this month, myself and James went to see Take That play the
opening night of their Wonderland tour in Birmingham, and I learnt an
important lesson when posting to social media.
It was a a great
gig and I took lots of photos for my gallery. Like most people, I used
the power of social media to quickly share the joy and the buzz I felt.
A reported 19 concert-goers attending an Ariana Grande gig in
Manchester have been killed following an explosion in a foyer area
within the arena.
Greater Manchester Police are treating the incident as terrorism.
I was lucky enough to have received tickets for the opening night of Take That’s Wonderland 2017 live tour.
The boys played the Genting Arena in Birmingham and were supported by 90s girl group, All Saints.
been a Take That fan since before the breakup. I’ve supported them
since the re-formation, the arrival and departure again of Robbie, and
the more recent departure of Jason. I was gutted to have missed out on
The Circus tour (regretted not trying to get tickets after seeing the
DVD!) so I was extremely excited for Wonderland Live 2017.
It’s rare for commercial software developers, such as myself, to get
to use the software we write. We rely on our users to report problems or
suggest new features for the applications we develop.
Therefore when I read about a PHP development framework (Laravel) that
looked so interesting I just had to try it out, I came up with the idea
of an application where you tell it all the dates that are important to
you, and it will send you e-mail or SMS text messages when those dates
are coming up.
And so… Simply Remind Me was born.
Software Development, Simply Remind Me
When you have worked with the same technology day-in, day-out for almost 15 years, it’s easy to miss some of the “under-the-radar” changes that are made without any fan-fare.
This, for me, is one of those in C#.
My hosting company, Memset Ltd., have advised me they will be
performing important maintenance work on their Miniserver platform.
maintenance is to apply critical security patches to the Linux kernel
of the physical servers that host the virtual servers like mine – that
power this website.
It is taking place between 22:00 GMT on 1st
November and 04:00 GMT on 2nd November. My server will be down for 15-30
minutes during this period.
The Walt Disney World resort announced on Twitter earlier today that it will be closing all theme parks, water parks, golf courses, Disney Springs and the ESPN sports complex for hurricane Matthew’s arrival.
The parks will close at 5pm local time today (Thursday) and will not open at all on Friday.
Sky – who provide broadband and digital TV services to UK residents and businesses – have recently enabled IPv6 to their consumer broadband customers.
… after some people upload too much.
“Today, storage limits just became a thing of the past with Office 365.”
Julia White, general manager of Office 365 Technical Product Management. 27th October, 2014
Fast forward to November 2015 and storage limits have just become present again.
The open-source database fork of MySQL, started by MySQL’s original developer – MariaDB – have certified their latest release of the 10.1 series (10.1.8) as Generally Available.