Category Archives: Web Development

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Drupal 7 Views Sort by Two Date Fields

To achieve this you will need to implement hook_views_query_alter() in a custom module. I did not do this in Views UI. A recent project at Headscape required me to build view listing two different content types that would use two … Continue reading

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Stepping back to move forward with ReactJS

I’ve been using ReactJS as I have been exploring Headless / Decoupled Drupal and have so far found it to be very nice to work with. However, as I am not overly familar with it I’ve found myself looking up … Continue reading

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Enjoying getting it wrong

This post also appears on the Headscape site as part of our blog. During my teens and twenties I spent a lot of time skateboarding. It’s quite a unique sport in the way it influences your life as a whole. … Continue reading

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Boagworld article Do people see you as a roadblock

Paul Boag has recently posted an article titled “Do people see you as a roadblock?” that includes some very nice mentions about me. So in a shameless act of self promotion I’m going to link to it. You can read … Continue reading

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CodeIgniter based Fuel CMS

I recentley discovered a new CMS called Fuel. It is based on the PHP framework CodeIgniter and I feel it has huge potential. Below is a post I added to the Fuel forums on why Fuel differs from other CMS … Continue reading

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Google Maps V3 and Geolocation

In this post I will show how to create a map using Google Maps API V3 and the using browser geolocation we will add a marker to the user’s position. The finished product can be seen at http://ianluckraft.co.uk/demonstrations/google-maps-v3-and-geolocation.php Let’s get … Continue reading

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CodeIgniter allow hyphen in url

I’ve done some reading about hyphens vs underscores in urls and personally I prefer hyphens. I find it seems to keep the words separate where as a underscores seem to join them together in my eyes. PHP functions don’t allow … Continue reading

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MARINEXUS website approaching launch

The website for the MARINEXUS project is approaching a launch date which should be before the Christmas break. In anticipation I created a new holding page to makes things that little more interesting. The website will be developed in the … Continue reading

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JC Surf now provides Discovery Surf Media

The JC Surf site I worked on recently has added Discovery Surf Media to the products John can provide access to. Discovery Surf are a local company who are now making it big in the wider surf industry with their … Continue reading

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MarLIN Recording Blog re-launched

The new version of the MarLIN Recording Blog has gone live today. MarLIN, The Marine Life Information Network, has an activity community of recorders who submit sightings of marine life through the MarLIN website. The blog, built on WordPress, will … Continue reading

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