In the past, as a Technology and Engineering student in the UK, I received literature extolling the virtues of joining a professional institution such as the BCS (British Computer Society) or the IEE and IEEIE (Institute of Electrical Engineers and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Incorporated Engineers, which merged to form the Institute of Engineering…

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Midlands UK businesses

Area covers from Telford in west to Leicester and Nottingham in the East, and takes in Coventry and Redditch in the south up to stafford in the north. The East Midlands covers Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire,and Rutland. However there is not a strong road system and a large part of the area is rural…

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No tutorial but new site available

I just thought I would allay any fears. For any one who has been following my iPhone App tutorial blogs you may have noticed that there has been an unusual delay in publishing lesson 6. This is because I have been concentrating on creating a more iPhone App specific website whilst writing the next lesson….

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The end of an era

I’ve just heard from some old colleagues about the impending closure of their company in Coventry. I have no attachment to the company they work for as it was taken over after I left. However I do know a fair number of the people being affected. Like many people being faced with redundancy they have…

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Is google taking over the world?

recent acquisition of admob, so now into mobile ad world for hugely popular iPhone. features/fingers in pie google already have. In buying mode recent acquisition of Gixmo5 voip startup. less competition, not good for consumers? or continue to listen to wat people want n hit nail on head? need some research into extent of googles…

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5(B). Web Data Model

Lesson 5B. This is the second part of the lesson to look at how to create a data model to sit behind the table created in lesson 4. In this part the data within the model will be extracted from the web. Now we have our data model let us put some data into it…

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How digital are you?

For a long time now I have neglected the paper copies of phone directories and local classified guides in favour of the internet. If I want to find the nearest branch of a chain retail store I automatically go online. The classifieds gather dust in the garage somewhere. I have even gone as far as…

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Do you remember those old adverts from the eighties when a well known credit card company tried to persuade you to loose the ‘fat wallet’ in favour of a ‘flexible friend’? With the rising popularity and increased functionality of Smartphones will our wallets soon be disappearing altogether? I read an article recently about 5 iPhone…

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5(A). Data Model

Lesson 5A. This is a two part lesson looking at how to create a data model to sit behind the table created in lesson 4. In this part the data model will be created and simply populated by hard coding data. In the second part (5B) the data model will be populated by data from…

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4. Table Views and Navigation

Lesson 4. This lesson will look at how to create tables on your View and give the user sufficient control to delete and move entries around. It will look at creating multiple tables so that a user can drill down to some information displayed on a second view. This lesson will look at how to…

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