Category: Web

Bookmarklets

I was looking at a Wassat (Wellington Open Source Show & Tell) notice and looked back at one of the organisers, Grant, presentation on Bookmarklets on YouTube and slides. I thought it was an interesting idea and decided to explore it further. Basically you do add Javascript to the Address bar on a browser. This

PWA Progressive Web Apps- Tutorials , WordPress PWA plugin & chrome dev scrape web page table

I have been watching this series by the Net Ninja. He does really comprehensive beginner tutorials and I was extremely impressed with his series on PWA’s. PWA’s can run offline by caching data in browser From what I can figure PWA’s are web pages that work offline by caching info in your browser- newer browsers

Amazon Honeycode

Amazon Web Services(AWS) have just released Honeycode (https://www.honeycode.aws/), to help businesses develop apps without code. It allows you to have 20 people in a team (to share apps) and 2,500 rows of data and as many apps as you want. It works on mobile phones through its free downloadable app that you need to be

Virtual Box

This is great. I anm very excited about it. Virtual Box (VB) runs a virtual Operating System on your PC. So, on my Windows PC I can run iOS or Linux. So that is great. I have wanted to play in Linux but have not wanted to setup a server on some cloud as I

Location Tracker with App Inventor 2 using phone sensor to Google Sheets and then link to GlideApps

I lke GlideApps, they are cool. You can make some great apps with them. But you cannot access youtr phone’s sensors. So I thought, use App inventor to grab data from phone sensors, send it to google Sheets and then use GlideAppps to access the same google Sheets with that data to make a richer

Sanity.io Gatsby & Netlify Blog Setup (fail) then moved to Hugo and Github deploy (win)

I logged into Sanity.io using my Github account and there was a Project that I was interested in testing that I’d seen a video for which was the Kitchen Sink template, but noticed that there was also a Gatsby Template for a Blog post, so I thought I’d try that out instead: After selecting Blog