Posts from: February 2012

24 Feb by Stoo

MonoTouch and OpenGL

Recently I've been working a lot with MonoTouch from Xamarin and OpenGL ES, or rather the OpenTK bindings that come with MonoTouch.

First a bit of background.

Xamarin are mostly made up of the original Mono developers from Novell. Miguel de Icaza founded Xamarin after Novell decided to end ...

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17 Feb by Robbie

The other social network...

Don't worry, this is not a rant about new twitter - which I actually quite like.

I'm actually talking about social causes. Specifically technology companies and how we can help alleviate the problems our communities might face.

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. Arthur C Clarke

We ...

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03 Feb by Nomad

Snippets: Accented Characters

This is a quick and dirty PHP hack which will convert accented characters to their non-accented version (e.g. á to a). It relies on the HTML entity starting with the unaccented character. It's highly volatile and likely to fail as it will convert & and other characters that ...

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