* Posts by WibbleMe

405 posts • joined 21 Feb 2013

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Dratted hipster UX designers stole my corporate app

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Brief comes from designer, developer puts brief in bin and rings client with the phrase "what do you actually want to achieve".

Some one who can use Photoshop can be a designer, someone who has 20+ year exp can be a decent developer.

Boffin suggests Trappist monk approach for Spectre-Meltdown-grade processor flaws, other security holes: Don't say anything public – zip it

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Well the design of my car wheels might make them explode at high speeds but I'm not allowed to know.

The outfit where the NHS England Digital boss is headed? Turns out their code is 'not technically suitable' for the £6.4m NHS App

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Ask 10 engineers the best say to make an app and you will get 10 different answers, the right questions such as is it secure, piratical and fireproof are the ones that should be asked. I bet the expert recommended the code that his company uses.

Personal, and I know some people will say no but I would go with AngularCLI and an NoSQL Database like Firebase, because its low cost, can be developed quickly and will work on all platforms such as Apps and PWS.

Dear humans, We thought it was time we looked through YOUR source code. We found a mystery ancestor. Signed, the computers

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Im a Briton and certainly a different species to the people in the Glamour mags on the supermarket shelves.

Happy Thursday! 770 MEEELLLION email addresses and passwords found in yuge data breach

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Well the only good news is that yours in a needle in a haystack

Oh snap: AWS has only gone and brought out its own Backup

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Useful but the whole concept of an office site back up is if its somewhere else in the world not in the same data centre.

US prosecutors: Hey, you know how we said 'net gambling was OK? LMAO, we were wrong

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LMAO used in the title, we are not 12 year olds

Ministry of Justice abandons key plank of £280m IT project

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"an identity access management system to allow professionals to log on and view cases remotely"

or OAuthentication that is use in the rest of the industry and does not require R&D development.

YouTube fight gets dirty: Kids urged to pester parents over Article 13

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Youtube is a credit to the sum oh human knowledge, yes there are those that upload clips under "Fair usage" terms but the bulk of content it authentic

No, you haven't gone deaf – the Large Hadron Collider has been wound down for more upgrades

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You might as well fire stuff through the planet and collect it the other side

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Anyone remember space snooker in Red Dwarf.. pot the while hole

Accenture in doghouse after NHSmail mass outage cuts off 1m+ UK health staff

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Re: £1.50 per month

And thats been down how many times this month.

HMRC: 30 months to prep Northern Ireland backstop systems, 24 for customs

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Real time data, a simple app with Firebase can even have integrated Geolocation

Mi 8 Pro: Xiaomi early buyers wait for modern firmware

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Clearly Dave, your a little finger

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Are those pants in the picture design by women or Eunuch there is absolutely no where to put your man things, what happened to keeping nice and cool and stopping infertility and testicle cancer. What do they ask the models to do on the catwalk when wearing them, digest their balls?

Just a little heads up: Google is still trying to convince everyone that web apps don't suck

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As a tool its a good thing.

As a general website a PWA such a blog is a no but as a tool such as the ability to complete a form/document offline, add photos etc is very useful so for say medical or insurance purposes a like (i make PWA's and Hybid Apps for the App stores) these can be essential, but for getting the latest news basically its just a fancy bookmarker.

The main reason PWA are being pushed Google (and Apple in some respect) are pushing these is that they don't have to go through an App store for the user to install them so there is less work for Google Play to interns of management and platform support, essentially they can spend less.

If anyone want to try and make a PWA its rather easy then you just need basic javascript skills and a little HTMl knowlage. Install node.js and then Angular/CLI and a quick visit to youtube for a 5 min tutorial. Deploying your all you can use something like Google Firebase project as a server, no messing around.

Heart Internet stops beating, starts Monday with big portion of FAIL

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If you don't like heart, then leave.

I did and never looked back with a reveller Cpanel hosting.

Just remember, you next service provider may give you free SSL's / from Let's Encrypt so you wont have to buy them.

Which scientist should be on the new £50 note? El Reg weighs in – and you should vote, too

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Why not do a circle with all the faces on

Dot-com web addresses prices to swell, thanks to sweetheart deal between Uncle Sam, Verisign

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Well you know its called .loose customers for other of the hundereds of .tld's out there. No one forces us to buy .com's when you can have a .cheaper

We (may) now know the real reason for that IBM takeover. A distraction for Red Hat to axe KDE

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Working with Ubuntu desktop, its great when it works but often it does not support older hardware or new hardware like graphics cards to you would be face with blank screen.

US Republicans bash UK for tech tax plan

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Well would you expect a thank you for taking money away from their sponsors

McAfee says cloud security not as bad as we feared… it's much worse

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Sure plenty of reasons, high end websites / ecommerce / user interfaces like facebook etc, mobile apps both Hybrids and Native types require Node.js so as a developer you would be running the code locally and editing it, pushing the changes to a git

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As a developer I run Node.js on my machine and any virus checker will flag the process up so I cant have any AV software on my machine, if anyone knows how to get around this then please let me know.

Mac users burned after Nuance drops Dragon speech to text software

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For any platform can I recommend the web based Gsuite voice to text feature, I use this with the Docs all the time and find it very accurate.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iMIphQM_YRE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGDELeDEWJ4

Official: IBM to gobble Red Hat for $34bn – yes, the enterprise Linux biz

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So exactly how is IBM going to tame employees that are used to going to work in shorts and dressing gown and do office meetings on the beach

Microsoft promises a fix for Windows 10 zip file woes. In November

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Im not quite sure how things wire up but it it was gzip that was barked it may have actually broken the internet

BT, beware: Cityfibre reveals plan to shovel £2.5bn under Britain's rural streets

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Its all Bull S Advetising

So, its fibre broadband you have hu, tell me how fibre to the big green box down the street feels, you still have copper from the box to your free cheap hub/rooter.

When will one of these companies do fibre to the DOOR as standard?

F***=off, Google tells its staff: Any mention of nookie now banned from internal files, URLs

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Googles logo is full of colours, ***@! is just colourful language though some times missed-used by halfwits.

As soon as the word HR came to mind the though of a Dilbert cartoon and big cracks in the building appeared due to the weight of bureaucrats.

Samsung’s flexible phone: Expect an expensive, half-bendy clamshell

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What I really want is a Fallout Pip Boy strapped to my arm

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Amazon already patent a corner, yes a corner a few years back in the US as they keeped submitting it so I think this patent may not make it

PC makers: Intel CPU shortages are here to stay ... for six months

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So tomatoes are in short supply this year, because I say they are, now give me twice as much for them.

More than a third of Euro IT pros worry about keeping server lights on

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Experience ruining a small group of VPS server for eCommerce website as a web developer, I can tell you that they always go down when its the weekend and you have to restart them on your own time.

Seriously just let some one else who is actually a full time server engineer worry about upgrades and keeping lights on.

Microsoft's elderly .NET Framework shakes stick at whippersnapper Core while Visual Studio drops another preview

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Perhaps its just random luck, but I do websites and mobile apps, I see jobs advertised for these skills that want .net etc but Iv never see a products or met anyone that actually uses these MS skills. I make a nice profit with node/js/angular and classic HTML/CSS, perhaps its because I don't have to pay for licences and certified retraining or when I make a website in HTML, I can leave it there for 10 year and it will still work perfectly regardless of changes to the server software and not get hacked. We also never hear what MS feels about Googles Firebase platform that includes a JSON/NoSQL database, functions and hosting.

One Project to rule them all: Microsoft plots end to Project Online while nervous Server looks on

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Sooner or later app apps on the web will be merged into ONE annoying PAPERCLIP

Facebook: Up to 90 million addicts' accounts slurped by hackers, no thanks to crappy code

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Also in other news, hacker website publishes links to 1 trillion cat photos

Blueprint of modern construction can be found in a tech cluster... of 19th century England

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As a local I welcome this, Shrewsburys centre has a slight London look and has a excellent road transport system for anyone wanting to visit, the whole area including (Telford kind of startup city like Milton Keens with less concrete) is a great place to run a business as wages are 30%-40% lower than London, low crime rate, lower cost of living and Englands second least populated county, plenty of business parks right next to Shropshire's own AONB.

If you want to do quick Google of places, Ironbridge, Muchwenlock, Coalport, Bishpos Casle, Stokesay Castle, Ludlow, Stipple Stones, Attingham park, Clee Hill, Lyth Hill Country Park

US JEDI military cloud network is so high-tech, bidders will have to submit their proposals by hand, on DVD

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No internet connection is actually a sensible thing,

Did they check to make sure the electrical grid it not giving off their data though.

Oracle pours a mug o' Java 11 for its addicts, tips pot of Binary Code License down the sink

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Perhaps they counted JavaScript as well

You're alone in a room with the Windows 10 out-of-the-box apps. What do you do?

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The sort answer is to download an app that makes windows 10 look like windows 7

Never mind Brexit. UK must fling more £billions at nuke subs, say MPs

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What about thinking of non nuclear ICBM such as Hydrogen based, much less to worry about it goes boom and playing round with a uranium demon.

Sealed with an XSS: IT pros urge Lloyds Group to avoid web cross talk

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https://observatory.mozilla.org/analyze/https://lloydsbank.com

Oi, you. Equifax. Cough up half a million quid for fumbling 15 million Brits' personal info to hackers

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Makes me wonder why this country is in trillion pound debt and we are handing out poxy finds to corps when our business like HSBC get billion dollar fines across the pond

Put your tin-foil hats on! Wi-Fi can be used to guesstimate number of people hidden in a room

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You have to remember that mobile phone masts also double as a mini radar station, that techs already out there.

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Wast there something like that in "Batman Begins"?

UK.gov isn't ready for no-deal Brexit – and 'secrecy' means businesses won't be either

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For us that means paychecks!

A basement of broken kit, zero budget – now get the team running

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Let me be very clear, if anyone says there is no budget some one in the chain of command usually more than one is trying to give there boss a blow job (the only exception is when you see bailiffs at the front door). Spend what you need to get the job done and meet compliance, otherwise your not doing a professional job. The trouble is that most IT professional lack training in other areas such as negotiation.

World's oldest URL – fragments 73,000 years old – discovered in cave

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Its clearly a 73,000 year old message to say don't let Trump get into office.... shit.

Microsoft Azure: It's getting hot in here, so shut down all your cores

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What happend to the technology of making blocks of ice and running pipes over them, if the cloud runs on hot air then it is

I've seen the future of consumer AI, and it doesn't have one

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For its not what AI can do for us, its what we can sell to it that matters.

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