UWE Harvard Word Formatting

  • Luke Browning
  • November 6, 2011
  • Office

An implementation of the Harvard referencing style based on the description by UWE for Microsoft Word 2007 and later. The file is based on "Harvard - Anglia" by Yves Dhondt (availble from BibWord) and has been adapted by Andrew Cartwright and myself to be similar to UWE Harvard standard. If there are any issues, please get in touch… »

NT Kernel & System using Port 80

  • Luke Browning
  • August 24, 2011
  • Windows

I had been trying to set up Internet Information Services (IIS) under Windows 7 to use PHP and MySQL to save myself the trouble of having both IIS and XAMPP installed. After a short time I managed to get it running rather easily using the Web Platform Installer. This was great apart from a couple of small annoyances when developing PHP applications. After a few weeks of use, I decided it was about time to switch back to XAMPP as it removed all of the annoyances I had encountered - here, I ran into a couple of problems… »

XML Beautify

This is a small application I've built to transform unreadable, ugly XML into nice, clean, pretty, human readable XML. It is written in C# on top of the .NET framework (3.5). The software can handle multiple documents at a time (I managed to get it up to 180+ documents before giving up) and each file is syntax highlighted. All the software does is try to reformat your XML to indent your code and warn you of any structural issues with the document… »

CoffeePot (HTCPCP)

  • Luke Browning
  • March 17, 2011
  • Java

CoffeePot is based on the Hyper Text Coffee Pot Control Protocol (although slightly modified) and is used to order coffee remotely. The project is written in Java and is based on a client-server architecture. The server emulates a coffee machine, taking orders from anything that connects to it, be it the client or telnet, then reporting back to the client once the order has been completed… »

Backup and Restore a Disk Image In Linux

  • Luke Browning
  • March 11, 2011
  • Linux

Here's a simple and easy way of making a backup image of your disk. It uses dd (used for low-level copying) to copy either an entire disk or just one partition, into either a gzipped file or onto another disk… »

phpHighlighter

  • Luke Browning
  • January 10, 2011
  • php

phpHighlighter is a nice little script to output another php file with all of  the syntax highlighted and show its line numbers. Features Show the source of your php scripts! Highlight the syntax! Show line numbers! Looks the same in all browsers! Dynamically define the file to view! Valid xhtml! … »

encryptMe

  • Luke Browning
  • January 10, 2011
  • php

encryptMe is a couple php scripts designed to help developers and website  administrators protect and add security to their data. Using the built in  functions, you can encrypt and decrypt data using the encryption and decryption  algorithms as well as hash your data with over 40 different hashing algorithms… »

10" Android Tablet Boot Screen

  • Luke Browning
  • January 2, 2011
  • Android

This is my Android tablet bootscreen that I use on my Advent Vega. It is based off the bootloader image found in this thread with a few modifications. To use this boot screen on your device I have written a quick guide which applies to the Vega, but should be similar for other Android tablets… »

Disable Windows 7 Automatic Reboots

  • Luke Browning
  • November 30, 2010
  • Windows

One of the most annoying features of Windows is its ability to restart your machine automatically once you've installed Windows updates. This issue becomes even more annoying if for instance you leave things running overnight to continue next morning, or leave your machine running while you go grab some lunch. Thankfullly it really quick and easy to fix… »

Deploy .Net 3.5 Using Group Policy

  • Luke Browning
  • August 16, 2010
  • Windows

Something that's cost me a lot of time recently is trying to install  the .net 3.5 Framework to multiple computers in a domain using Group Policy. You would think, being a Microsoft product that the installer would be provided as an MSI as well as an EXE to ease deployment through domains. This however, is not the case… »