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Final Tweaks…

In Assignment on May 1, 2010 at 4:06 pm

So this week I have added some extra content from a net label and sorted the navigation out. Oh and I’ve put the About page in place with nice touches! Read the rest of this entry »

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Flash Album Payer

In Assignment, Design on April 25, 2010 at 9:20 am

This week I have been working on the Flash album player file; adding loading and progress bars, plus a volume control; and generally trying to make it look nice!
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Flash, XML and Expression Engine

In Assignment, Expression Engine, Technical on April 17, 2010 at 12:36 pm

I’d like to outline the ways in which I have used Flash and XML to communicate with Expression Engine, since it is the core functionality for playing the music on the site. Read the rest of this entry »

Development week ending 16/4/2010

In Assignment, Design on April 17, 2010 at 10:44 am

This week I have been tweaking the look of the site with some absolutely positioned overlaid images. This is what the homepage now looks like in full screen mode on a wide screen monitor (resolution 1680 X 1050) Read the rest of this entry »

OK… so I’m not so great at keeping a development blog!

In Assignment, Design on April 8, 2010 at 8:55 am

Right, speedy catchup with where I am at with this project… I have had the functionality between Flash and Expression Engine for sometime. I have been procrastinating about how the final thing should look. Read the rest of this entry »

Development – Week ending 19/02/2010

In Assignment, Expression Engine on February 18, 2010 at 1:47 pm

So this week I have mainly been finalising how I am going to organise my data in the weblogs and then getting Flash to communicate with said data…. Read the rest of this entry »

Setting up a portable server

In Assignment, Assignment Preparation, Expression Engine on January 31, 2010 at 12:59 pm

So it hasn’t taken long for me to realise the dangers involved in using a localhost server environment set up on the C: drive. Your development is tied to that computer and you either carry your computer around with you, everywhere you go; or you deploy the server environment onto a portable USB hard drive. Which is what I have mostly been doing this weekend! Read the rest of this entry »

Assignment proposal

In Assignment, Assignment Preparation, Expression Engine on January 28, 2010 at 5:27 pm
Having been thinking about this for some time, I have pretty much decided the outline for my assignment proposal.
As at the date and time of this post it is:

Day One…

In Assignment on January 15, 2010 at 11:04 am

Day one of the assignment and we all set up our wordpress blogs to keep track of the development and progress of the assignment. Read the rest of this entry »