Dog evolution

OK, for fans of the cute dog photos, here are a few more. The other day we decided to bath Banger for the first time and he was a little unsure of the water: After his bath (well, sink), we dried him with a hairdryer on a cool-ish setting and he fluffed up: It seems...

Wobbles and Bluetooth

What a hectic day or so. Firstly, last night I was fiddling around with getting Luminocity working. This 3D OpenGL driven window manager contains the so called wobbly windows that have been discussed across the net, and last night I got it working. Here is it in...

Servicing the services

Well, my experiments into web services have borne fruit. I successfully managed to connect to the Amazon web services and perform a query. The code was written in PHP and I used the PEAR SOAP extension. The basic premise is that you create a WSDL client with the SOAP...

Web services

I just registered with Amazon to use their web services API. I have to confess that I have not done any web services work before, but I am quite excited by the idea of hooking into some existing sites to play with their data. I have a few ideas at the moment for what...

Dog Cam

Having the pooch around the house has called for some clever thinking. We have been wanting to leave him outside to play while we are in the house, but felt uncomfortable, just in case he eats a badger or something. So, I have set up the dog cam: It is a wireless...