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Posted in Quotes Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe. ~ Josh Billings This is a sweet quote! - James Brooks
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Gryphony – The making of a gentleman - http://www.jbrooksuk.eu/general...
Posted in Images I so wish I had got this! - James Brooks
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Posted in Quotes In a gentle way, you can shake the world. ~ Ghandi - James Brooks
James Brooks
Posted in CodingPlugins import sublime, sublime_plugin import os.path import re class OpenInclude(sublime_plugin.TextCommand): def run(self, edit): for region in self.view.sel(): syntax = self.view.syntax_name(region.begin()) if re.match(".*string.quoted.double", syntax): self.select(self.view, region,… - James Brooks
James Brooks
Posted in General So I’m testing a different format for my blog… It’s called a Tumblog, and although I hate Tumblr with a passion, the form of… - James Brooks
James Brooks
Today, because of complications with my current hosting I’ve started my move to Media Temple, a brilliant and powerful web hosting company! Along with the new (gs) hosting, I’ve registered a new domain, itslimetime.com which is my new main domain, … Continue reading → - James Brooks
James Brooks
Nokia + Microsoft = Nokosoft? - http://www.jbrooksuk.eu/microso...
Announced recently, the Nokia and Microsoft partnership commences. Although is it that good? It seems like a thousand Nokia employees aren’t too impressed and even walked out of the company by using their flexible working hours to leave work early. … Continue reading → - James Brooks
James Brooks
The PS3 Battleship has been sank! - http://www.jbrooksuk.eu/general...
This is pretty funny. Yes Kevin, he was playing battleships with your tech. - James Brooks
James Brooks
My first Sublime Text 2 Plugin - http://www.jbrooksuk.eu/coding...
InsertNums is my first Sublime Text plugin. I wrote it late yesterday evening (around 11PM) so it’s probably riddled with bugs. Woah cowboy! What does it even do? Let me explain… When coding I tend to use Sublimes multiple edit … Continue reading → - James Brooks
James Brooks
For the past hour I’ve been reading “Get Hired with FizzBuzz” it took me so long because I couldn’t believe what I was reading. Let’s start Geek School off with a trivial problem that may come up in your next … Continue reading → - James Brooks
James Brooks
Months back I blogged about an upcoming code editor; Sublime Text I couldn’t praise it enough! Back then, Sublime was only at 1.3 but since it’s been updated 1.4 and is now currently undergoing a vast re-write to bring it … Continue reading → - James Brooks
James Brooks
iPhone web development rocks - http://www.jbrooksuk.eu/google...
Yes, seriously! I’m currently working with mobile web technologies at work and the difference between the website running on my colleagues iPhone 4 and my HTC Desire is outstanding. It’s no wonder that web developers prefer iOS to Android, the … Continue reading → - James Brooks
James Brooks
Google launches Android Market… for the web! - http://www.jbrooksuk.eu/google...
Around a year ago Google teased us with a web version of their Android Market. Today however, they’ve finally released the Android Market! The market is now accessible for anyone via market.android.com – the website allows you to browse the … Continue reading → - James Brooks
James Brooks
Sublime Text 2 (Alpha) Google Closure JavaScript Linter Build package - http://www.jbrooksuk.eu/google...
At the moment, I’m writing a whole load of JavaScript code for a mobile web application. As we all know, mobile technology is not as powerful as desktop computers (although not far off), it’s still frowned upon not to optimise … Continue reading → - James Brooks
James Brooks
I didn’t notice, but it seems that I was hacked some time yesterday or early hours the day before – I’m too lazy to check logs and it’s fixed now :) It seems that someone had accessed my file structure … Continue reading → - James Brooks
James Brooks
This morning, I spent a few hours designing and implementing a game for the Android platform. Some may know it as Tic Tac Toe whilst others, Noughts and Crosses. Whilst the game is pretty straight forward, creating a Java version … Continue reading → - James Brooks
James Brooks
Yep, donothingfor2minutes.com is a real website, which challenges you to do absolutely nothing for 2 minutes. Just chill and listen to the waves without moving your mouse or touching the keyboard, it’s that simple! Or is it? Alex Tew the … Continue reading → - James Brooks
James Brooks
HTC Desire Issues… Continued! - http://www.jbrooksuk.eu/htc-des...
Yesterday (18/01/2011) I received my HTC Desire back from the repair centre after I sent it off due to random restarts and overheating issues. HTC had my phone for around a week. That’s from sending, to repair and finally to … Continue reading → - James Brooks
James Brooks
Some time last week (I honestly can’t remember when), I sent my phone off to HTC to be repaired, due to problems I posted about the other day. Ringing HTC Was a nightmare! It took me three attempts to get … Continue reading → - James Brooks
James Brooks
Google Goggles now solves Sudoku puzzles! - http://www.jbrooksuk.eu/google...
Faster than a national champion apparently! You have to give it to Google, solving a Sudoku through their software, sourced via a picture is clever, period. Not only that, but this new update also Goggles to recognise magazine adverts, along … Continue reading → - James Brooks
James Brooks
I’ve had my HTC Desire since last May. It’s awesome, but like all phones it has its problems. Battery You’d think in the duration smart phones have been around for there would be better batteries right? No. The HTC Desire … Continue reading → - James Brooks
James Brooks
Earlier I logged into MSN and got an offline message from my buddy Ollie Reardon – must be something important I thought – sure enough, it was important, he had found out about my new favourite Android launcher. Go Launcher … Continue reading → - James Brooks
James Brooks
Gingerbread 2.3 on HTC Desire - http://www.jbrooksuk.eu/google...
A couple of weeks back I made the move to Android 2.3 aka Gingerbread on my HTC Desire. I had previously mentioned about running the IME keyboard and installing the Gingerbread launcher but because the actual OS source code was … Continue reading → - James Brooks
James Brooks
Tip: PHP Toggle Comments - http://www.jbrooksuk.eu/coding...
This is a quick tip I stumbled across whilst I was writing some code the other day. It allows you to toggle a block of code to either be commented or live. Basically all we’re going to use is the … Continue reading → - James Brooks
James Brooks
To all that read my blog, I wish you a Happy New Year! I even made a pretty graphic! Don’t forget that you can connect with me on Twitter and find me on Facebook, or check out my music on … Continue reading → - James Brooks
James Brooks
Social experiment shows that time perceives beauty and talent - http://www.jbrooksuk.eu/general...
No one knew this, but the violinist was Joshua Bell, one of the greatest musicians in the world. He played one of the most intricate pieces ever written with a violin worth $3.5 million dollars. The questions raised: in a … Continue reading → - James Brooks
James Brooks
Building custom forum software - http://www.jbrooksuk.eu/coding...
Last weekend I started building my own forum software – again – the idea is simple. Build the foundations, let the users decorate and fill. By this, I mean, create the forum software in such a basic form, that it … Continue reading → - James Brooks
James Brooks
5 things I’ve learnt about blogging - http://www.jbrooksuk.eu/general...
I’m not sure if I can fully back the reason behind this post as my blog is nothing but full of stuff that people barely read – or read little of. I like blogging, I do, but one of the pitfalls … Continue reading → - James Brooks
James Brooks
UnCognitive AU3 for SciTE4AutoIt3 - http://www.jbrooksuk.eu/coding...
UnCognitive is a different approach to syntax highlighting. In fact, it’s the opposite as it aims to remove as much colour as possible, leaving only what you need to be able to differentiate left coloured. The idea is fuelled from … Continue reading → - James Brooks
James Brooks
Gingerbread Launcher for FroYo 2.2 (no root required) - http://www.jbrooksuk.eu/google...
It seems that the MoDoCo founder Paul O’Brien has been busy hacking away at the Gingerbread SDK release to bring us the new 2.3 Launcher! Whilst there aren’t that many changes from the 2.2 version, it is still smooth and … Continue reading → - James Brooks
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