Windows 10 IoT + Rasberry Pi + 7inch LCD HDMI (1024 x 600) = Black Screen :(

I've just started getting back into Windows app development after taking a 15 year switch over to iOS and OSX app development. Some people have called me crazy, but I genuinly feel that Microsoft have finally got their act together by building an ecosystem where you build once and can…

My Time with Sails.js v0.10-rc4 as a PHP Developer

I've been watching Sails.JS for a while now. It's the only MVC framework in Node.JS that has grabbed my attention so far. I'm a PHP developer, so most other frameworks do what I can more or less do in Symfony so why switch? What Sails.JS promises to…

How to wind up telesales people

I get regular calls from scam companies telling me that I'm entitled to a PPI claim or that I've had a car accident in the last 2 years and I'm entitled to a claim, just like a lot of people. It's quite hard to sort the authentic companies from the…

Listening to KeyStrokes in Angular

I'm working on an Angular project at the moment that allows you to create and save data to a Sails.js backend (more on that soon). Thought I'd share a service that I made that allows you to subscribe to keystroke combinations with an array of keystrokes starting with a…

Writing the alphabet in Objective-C

There are things in programming that should be easy. It seems that writing the alphabet isn't one of them! Luckily I have a handy tip for you. Here's how to use numbers to write the alphabet in Objective-C for(int i = 0; i < 26; i++){ NSLog(@"String: %c", i…

Class 'Doctrine\Bundle\DoctrineBundle\Mapping\MetadataFactory' not found in GenerateDoctrineCommand.php on line 37

I've been up for a while now trying to fix form generation in Symfony 2. It's been driving me insane! I've literally scanned every change I've made and come up trumps. It seems like "it's not me it's you". DoctrineBundle has been updated on the master and deprecated MetadataFactory in…