Category: webdev

  • Life and Literature Code Challenge Entry

    Background The idea for this entry came from the amazing Japanese earthquake map written by Paul Nicholls in which the Japanese earthquakes are shown in a timeline on a google map. I thought it would be interesting to do something with the Biodiversity Heritage Library data for the Life and Literature Code Challenge. I figured that…

  • Building a mobile app backend using MongoDB and Slim – a PHP REST framework

    I’ve been toying around in my spare time with HTML5 and building a geographically enabled web app  (possibly making it into a full blown mobile app down the track using PhoneGap or Appcelerator). Anyway, I started off with the back end. I chose MongoDB as the data store (a nosql database with really simple out of…

  • jQuery and DB/Textworks

    Below are my slides from a talk I gave to the Melbourne Inmagic User group on jQuery and DB/Textworks. Unfortunately all the web stuff is behind a firewall, so I can’t link to it, however, I’ll put the plugins I developed up on google code github. Inmagic user group meeting Melbourne june 2011 from Peter Neish