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Finding daylight times in PHP

August 9, 2020 at 7:04 pm

PHP has a huge number of functions and amazingly these include calculation of sunset and sunrise times, so its easy to calculate if its currently daylight using PHP.... (more)

Creating a local domain name

May 14, 2017 at 8:08 am

When creating a new website is useful to create a local domain name for it too, so that you can use links like /css/style.css. This makes is easier... (more)


February 8, 2016 at 4:48 pm

Customizing the checkout of their existing e-commerce systems to provide tailored VAT collection.

Inventex Energy Sensors

February 4, 2016 at 3:42 pm

A Raspberry Pi based data collection system to allow the remote monitoring of energy sensors.

A nicer Raspberry Pi ssh welcome message

January 10, 2016 at 8:57 pm

sudo nano /etc/motd Remove all the text and save. Now install figlet to display a nicer ascii message: sudo apt-get install figlet   sudo nano ~/.bashrc add figlet... (more)

RasPi passwordless login from Ubuntu

January 10, 2016 at 8:54 pm

ssh-keygen -t rsa -b 4096 id_rsa_pi no passphrase entered ssh-copy-id -i id_rsa_pi pi@ NB nano ~/.ssh/config to add a shortcut so we can ssh pi

WP Photo Montage

January 1, 2015 at 7:05 pm

The Photo Montage WordPress plugin creates an attractive montage from existing images contained on a WordPress site, automatically selecting random images from posts in a given category. For... (more)

WordPress admin restrictor

December 24, 2014 at 4:59 pm

A plugin to restrict access to WordPress admin to whitelisted ip addresses only. Download v1.0.0

Psychology Cumbria

August 9, 2013 at 9:47 am

A new website for a leading psychotherapy practice in Carlisle. For Psychology Cumbria we created bespoke WordPress based website. Using the WordPress content management system allows the therapists... (more)

Dry Bulk Terminals

August 9, 2013 at 9:47 am

Dry Bulk Terminals commissioned us to create an attactive new website to replace their old dated design, together with an extensive members section to house their shipping databases.... (more)