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Four Apps I Can’t Live Without

I’m always really curious to know what apps people use on a daily basis, and what about those apps makes them so awesome? I have a couple of apps that have just slotted so easily into my everyday life, that I don’t even realise I am using them. Here they are: PushBullet https://www.pushbullet.com/ This app […]

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South African Lotto Results & Checker {ANDROID APP} – DEPRECATED

UPDATE : 11 September 2015 : Unfortunately I had to discontinue this service as the official Lottery Provider changed, and the results are not published in the same manner. Sorry! After searching the Google Play store for a Lotto app, I realised they were all pretty revolting, so I decided to create my own one […]

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My very first published Android app!

So I finally got round to releasing an app of my own on the Google play store, it’s nothing amazing but might come in handy to a few developers out there. It’s an app that generates a valid South African ID number, which will pass the validation checks that some websites need. Inspired by Evans […]

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A Robotic Guide Dog and Why its a Bad Idea

For my honours dissertation, I decided to undertake a project involving the programming of a Lego Mindstorm Robot. Granted, this blog post is a bit late (2 ¬†years later!), but I figured I’d share my experiences so that someone doesn’t attempt the same ūüôā .The outcome of the application was to have a robotic “guide […]

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Calories Burnt Calculation for Walking or Running in Java

Its surprisingly difficult to find a calorie calculation for Java for performing a number of steps at a certain speed. Based on the Compendium of Physical Activities (https://sites.google.com/site/compendiumofphysicalactivities/corrected-mets¬†)¬† and using Corrected METS, I have converted the formulas on their website into Java code! I found the website particularly difficult to read as it did not […]