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iOS objective C programming

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Going to start looking at my iphone/ipad programming books again tomorrow.  Finished the Objective C book I’d been reading over christmas before I started back to work but since then haven’t actually been able to get back into it.  Definitely think it’s the time to start these two newer books I’ve got.  Once I get […]

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RSS XML Character Nightmare

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Spent much of the day today trying to create an RSS feed with PHP.  Nightmare Scenario as PHP doesn’t seem to include a function for parsing text for ‘not allowed’ characters in XML.  The html_entities() function is fine but for the more unusual characters like trademarks and curly quotes it misses and the others it […]

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Earning Money

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After many years working for myself as a sound engineer, getting work when I needed to and working as hard or as long as I wish, I’ve had to resign myself to getting a proper job, so I’ve been working as a web developer for the last 3 months.  Due to necessity really for many […]

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Drupal

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Just spent the last couple of hours messing about with drupal, the content management engine.  Gotta say I’m not greatly impressed.  These content management solutions are way to complicated for every day website design.  I just couldn’t get the site to look the way I wanted because of all the embedded styles and things I just didn’t […]

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Just installed WordPress

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Just installed wordpress on the site so I can start keeping track of my work here. Got to go to London this weekend so don’t expect to get much done until next week now but at least I can start customising this instance of word press for the short term longhairedmusic blog.