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Thomas-fox.co.uk V2 Goes Live

Monday, 4 April 2011 8:05 pm
tags: coding design php portfolio

After a rather long time, I've finally finished a stable version of the CMS I've been building for the past 6 months or so. As it turned out, the first website to be built using it was a rather tiny portolio website for my good friend and upcoming artist extraordinaire Thomas Fox, which, whilst clearly and concisely displays Tom's artwork, doesn't show off the strengths and flexibility of the CMS framework.

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The iPad

Monday, 14 March 2011 11:48 pm
tags: apple ipad iphone

I was fortunate enough to be given an iPad recently. It's an intriguing device, but one that I wasn't particularly keen about getting my hands on. I've been perfectly happy with my iPhone 4, and saw the iPad as not much more than a bigger iPhone. Despite this, I was certainly not going to turn down the opportunity of owning what has been dubbed a revolutionary device.

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The Strokes are back

Sunday, 6 March 2011 1:55 pm
tags: angles thestrokes

The Strokes are back on the scene, five years after releasing their third album First Impressions of Earth. Their new record Angles is out on the 21st of this month. Bizarrely, it will be out a day after in the US. I'm personally quite apprehensive about it - given the two singles I've heard off it. But, as with First Impressions, The Strokes are likely going to mix it up a bit from their previous record. It's definitely going to be one to look out for though.

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Come Fly with me

Tuesday, 15 February 2011 12:52 am
tags: comedy littlebritain television

I've always loved Little Britain for its daring and unique comedy. I think Matt Lucas and David Walliams are a comedy duo for the 21st century. Off the back of another hit series of Little Britain, Matt and David have brought out Come Fly With Me, a 'Mockumentary' comedy from the BBC, using the same award-winning sketch-driven format of Little Britain.

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SamuelDking.co.uk has changed servers

Saturday, 22 January 2011 5:47 pm
tags: web

After almost 18 months, I've finally bitten the bullet and invested in some paid hosting for my domain SamuelDking.co.uk. Simply enough, I'm tired of constantly seeing 'Cannot connect to database' messages when trying to view the site. The free hosting wasn't bad and did its job, but my new server should be a lot more reliable.

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