Maven talk accepted by Developer Day Scotland

A talk on the introduction to Maven that I proposed has been accepted for the preliminary agenda for Developer! Developer! Developer!’s Scotland conference this year! If you would like to hear it, or think it would be useful to others then please vote for it ūüôā Sure I’m nervous – but somehow we have to spread the good news around the country. Continue reading Maven talk accepted by Developer Day Scotland

RCBot is born

OK, so in my frustration at IRC bots not combining the functionalities I needed I decided to code my own. The bot extends the PircBot framework providing handy tools to make a nice modular framework that enables quick and easy development of command modules. Blah blah I guess – still, check out the Project page that I started on dev.rectang.com/projects/rcbot. If you want to see … Continue reading RCBot is born

Meeting Tim Berners Lee

Wow, what a lecture! Professer Sir Tim Berners Lee (thecreator of the internet) was talking at the university about thesymantic web, which was very interesting indeed. Afterwards my boss (who was amoungst the attendees) invited me to the reception afterwards to meet the big-wigs ūüėČ I was introduced to Tim and we chatted for a while about Geo-Data Services (which I work on) and their … Continue reading Meeting Tim Berners Lee

Honeymoon

Erm, OK maybe this is a bit belated, but things have been hectic here! We¬†spent our honeymoon on Rhodes (Greek island off the coast of Turkey)¬†near a small town called Kolympia. The sun was beating down, the¬†cocktails were making themselves and the food was delicious. Needless¬†to say we had a fantastic time. The room we had was great – a¬†deluxe junior suite with a balcony … Continue reading Honeymoon

Wedding Bells have rung

OK, so back from the wedding now and can honestly say that not only¬†have I never been happier in my entire life, but also that I never¬†realised a single day could encompas so many of the happiest moments of¬†my life!!! The day was fantastic, perfect, special, sunny, cheerful… yes I have run¬†out of ways to describe it, this is the only problem I am encountering¬†– … Continue reading Wedding Bells have rung