web development

A 4-post collection

Squeegee

What started as an exercise in skills refresh for me has finally grown into a side-project that went live today: Squeegee A personal finance software SaaS product. Yes there’s a thousand of those out there already, but I used this as an exercise in learning how to take an »

Ditching GoDaddy

I have a number of domains I originally registered with GoDaddy and I’ve finally dumped them. I’ve transferred both the DNS hosting and the Registration over to DNSimple. I got sick of trying to be sold dumb shit, piss poor web interface, and just sleazy marketing with GoDaddy. »

Quick and dirty Azure SQL database backup

Before I made a deployment of updated code to www.australianandroidapps.com yesterday I wanted to make a point-in-time backup of the database that runs the site in case I needed to rollback the changes. I then realised I’d never done this before. I found that you have two »

TechEd - Building Responsive Web Applications with MVC4, WebAPI and HTML5

This session was presented by Brendan Kowitz (@brendankowitz) a Senior Developer from Readify and covered building responsive mobile web applications with MVC4, WebAPI and HTML5.  Overview Building a great user experience Data + WebAPI Going offline Packaging  Why responsible mobile web applications? Responsive, fluid usage, respond to online and offline events »