How to deploy a static page to Heroku, the easy way!
From a screenshot to a CSS ‘image’
I wanted to upload a simple website based on HTML, CSS and JS files, with a few images, and a favicon. So I registered at Heroku, bought a domain name, followed the Heroku instructions on how to set up the “Toolbelt” and GIT. So I thought I was all set up: I created a folder […]
My initial experience with ASP.NET MVC3 and Razor
I must say I was pretty impressed when I saw the Mona Lisa rendered using pure CSS. While talking about it with a friend, I told him I thought it had been done using an automated process, where a program would read an image as an array of pixels, and would output an HTML file […]
How Police could effectively pre-empt riots
A couple of weeks ago I was asked to develop a mobile application with data access in ASP.NET. Naturally, I did a bit of research, tried out a few things, and finally came to the conclusion that .NET framework 4.0 was the best choice. So I got down straight to development, using Jquery Mobile Framework, […]
My Social Network Map
Over the past few days we have seen violence escalate dramatically in different cities across England, with London being the primary location. Acts of violence, rioting, looting, and arson have taken place at night for several days. I have been attached to the BBC News coverage through their website and I saw an interesting tweet […]
A universal programming language?
Three days shy of a year ago I published a blog post about my social networks in which I explained a bit about the interconnectivity provided by sites such as Ping.fm which help you keep your status updates synchronised across social networks. Last year I was on about 10 social networks, this year the number […]
A random thought popped into my head not so long ago: What if we had a universal language that integrated all the common programming language syntaxes, integrating the binaries, engines and function calls for each of them, allowing anything to be written in any language in each file? .NET made huge progress allowing a single […]