Archive for October, 2008

BarCamp Sheffield 2.1

For anyone out there who feels like a little social hacking and can get there, Sheffield BarCamp 2.1 is coming up. Hosted at Sheffield’s Showroom Cinema 28th -30th November 2008, it’s ‘A melting pot of community, conversation and technology’. I’m expecting presentations, hacking sessions and more than a little eating, drinking and entertainment. I reckon [...]

Posted on October 31, 2008 at 1:42 pm by Paul Brabban · Permalink · Leave a comment
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10 old skool no-nos for web designers

10 old skool no-nos for web designers The views expressed here are the personal views of the author.

Posted on October 30, 2008 at 12:35 am by Paul Brabban · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Give Me Just A Little More Time…

Time is short at the moment. I’m working through the maths I need to start my first MSc module on 12th November and I’m already suffering from a chronic lack of time, although that’s largely because I’m working like crazy to wrap up as much stuff as I can before the course actually starts. The [...]

Posted on October 30, 2008 at 12:04 am by Paul Brabban · Permalink · Leave a comment
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How do I send files to the Browser?

So you’ve coded up your new webapp. It does some cool stuff and then produces files in a binary format (like .pdf, .doc, .mp3) and you need to deliver these files to the browser. So how do you do that? The views expressed here are the personal views of the author.

Posted on October 12, 2008 at 4:05 am by Paul Brabban · Permalink · One Comment
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Freshers Week at 30

It was strange being back in a lecture theatre. But that is where I found myself a week ago last Thursday, to take in some presentations about module choices for my MSc. The trip from Sheffield over to Manchester is a pleasant train ride through beautiful Peak District scenery for about an hour and a [...]

Posted on October 4, 2008 at 5:06 am by Paul Brabban · Permalink · 2 Comments
In: MSc