Because of the impact of GDPR I’m in the process of updating my site.  Therefore any plugin that I cannot verify has been either deactivated or removed.  The consequence of this will be some broken content / shortcodes that I’m in the process of finding an alternative solution for.

Frosted glass

Whilst looking at WordPress themes, I noticed one that had a frosted glass almost bokeh effect on the background image, where only the content area was clear. So went looking for information on the technique and found this: – which does the effect the other way around. Something to consider for the Moodle themes.

Maven, Gradle and Ant for Java on the Raspberry Pi B+

This is something I had been meaning to create for ages, a lot of preparation, but I finally managed to create it: Description: Compiling more than one Java file and assembling into a run-able Jar can be time consuming and repetitive when you use the command line. In this screen cast I demonstrate and compare …

The difference between loops and recursion in Java, C and C++ on a Raspberry Pi

To get the ball rolling with my programming series on the Raspberry Pi, I decided to create a screen cast on ‘recursion verses loops’.  In addition I thought that it would be a good idea to compare the different execution time when implemented on Java and C. I then thought it would be a good …