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Privacy Policy – Covering all apps developed by the Author.

Privacy Policy Last updated: February 22, 2016 http://alcwynparker.co.uk (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the http://alcwynparker.co.uk website (the “Service”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information when you use our Service. We will not use or share your information with anyone...
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Flashing GRBL to the new Arduino (2015)

I recently spent an hour of tinkering and struggling trying to upload the GRBL hex file to Arduino via the mac terminal. I tried a lot of different parameters and in the end realised that most of the tutorials are for the older Arduino and the new Arduino communicates...
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jQuery Mobile and Parse.com User Sign Up (PART 1 of 2)

Download Project Files: The project files wont work unless you put your own Application ID & JavaScript key in js/main.js. Project Files (Part 1) Tutorial Required Skills: Basic HTML & CSS Basic JavaScript Basic jQuery Introduction:  jQuery mobile is an excellent framework for getting your mobile app ideas off...
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Telecrafter

Work In Progress Log 31/04/2014 I have had this old Crafter electro-acoustic guitar kicking around the house for ages. It is fantastic to play, really low action, nicely spaced strings and a reasonable sound. The electronics on it have seen better days and even with a fresh battery no...
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Ripple (Processing JS experiment)

Over the summer I have been working on designing a 12 week module in Creative Coding. The intended skill level is complete beginner and as the weeks go by the students will learn from the ground up the basics of programming. The aim of the brief is for each...
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Codeigniter – Shortcodes library (yet another)

There are a few short-code libraries out there already for Codeigniter but for the project I am currently working on I needed a bit more control. Here is my solution for implementing a short-codes system similar to the one built into WordPress. Each short-code is surrounded by double square brackets ( [[ …...
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Spider Corpse

After a recent post about cyborg insects I have started to consider exploring the menacing nature of merging insects and technology. For a long time, I have been musing over the similarities of cast away, broken umbrellas in public spaces and spider corpses most likely found under the box...
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Sly wrapper released (bumpy beta!)

There is still some work to be done for documenting the plugin within the wordpress readme.txt but the plugin is now available @ wordpress.org. I am looking forward to feedback and to add more features to the plugin.
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SlyWrapper (wordpress plugin write-up)

SlyWrapper WordPress plugin (19/11/12) A rough version of the write-up for a wordpress plugin I am working on and a mock up for a banner that might go with the plugin.   Description: SlyWrapper is a WordPress short-code plugin that implements a horizontal scrolling panel to display all posts of...
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