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Creating flexible content with Advanced Custom Fields

We continue to be hugely impressed with the Advanced Custom Fields WordPress plugin which we first wrote about last year. The latest paid-for field type which has been rolled out is one called the Flexible Content Field. On the surface it looks a little bit baffling, but on closer examination we think it could be Read More »


April 19, 2012 | by Mike Ellis

Storm news roundup 13-01-12

Our favourite web(ish) stories from the week… Adam: “The Raspberry Pi has started to be manufactured – in the Far East. The start of manufacturing is an achievement to be celebrated. The device, which will cost around £16-23, packs some serious punch: ‘HDMI for connection to a TV, USB for the keyboard, SD card for Read More »


January 13, 2012 | by Mike Ellis

Storm news roundup 06-01-12

Our favourite web(ish) stories from the week… Adam: “Windows 8 is going to have a very sexy new feature called Storage Spaces. This is effectively RAID for the masses – hiding all the gnarly details while still offering a wide range of powerful features. They are offering mirroring and parity redundancy as well as the Read More »


January 6, 2012 | by Mike Ellis

Things Storm bookmarked this week 04/01/12

Liam: “Happy New Year! My bookmark to start 2012 is batman.js – It’s a nice little CoffeeScript or Javascript framework for building web apps. You can find more info at http://batmanjs.org/ – or have a look at some pretty examples” Adam: “A couple of libraries that devs might like. Chosen is a jQuery plugin to make super sexy Read More »


January 4, 2012 | by Mike Ellis

Things Storm bookmarked this week 14/12/11

This week.. Scott: “An awesome video showing a cool proof of concept using 500 sensors with very small time delays to capture the path of small pulses of light travelling through objects” Adam: “I recently discovered nCrunch – a very elegant way to automatically run .NET unit tests within Visual Studio and have a visual indication Read More »


December 14, 2011 | by Mike Ellis

Storm news roundup 09-12-11

Our favourite web(ish) stories from the week… Adam: “Google has released an open call for social networks (read Twitter & Facebook) to start participating in a new project called Analytics Social Data Hub. The new project is ‘a free platform that social networks and other social platforms can use to integrate their activity streams— like Read More »


December 9, 2011 | by Mike Ellis

Things Storm bookmarked this week 07/12/11

This week… Andrew: “The latest chapter in Apple’s ludicrous legal action against all and sundry has emerged this week, culminating in perhaps the stupidest of their legal challenges yet- asserting that certain aspects of their iphone designs should be protected under intellectual property law and that Samsung, whom they had taken legal action against, should Read More »


December 7, 2011 | by Mike Ellis

Storm news roundup 02-12-11

Our favourite web(ish) stories from the week… Adam and Liam both went for the CarrierIQ thing: Adam: “This week the world found out about the hilarity that is CarrierIQ. The ‘usage pattern analysis’ software that should be capturing data on how users use their phone to help device makers improve future models, is in fact doing a little Read More »


December 2, 2011 | by Mike Ellis

Things Storm bookmarked this week 30/11/11

This week… Adam: “An absolutely fantastic read on why working 100-hour weeks in the name of ‘start up glory’ is utter stupidity. Don’t waste your one and only youth! Also, amused that the ‘you can’t say fuck on the Internet’ gang are out in force attacking Amy, when the piece is so very well written!” Read More »


November 30, 2011 | by Mike Ellis

Things Storm bookmarked this week 23/11/11

This week… Dave: “I happen to have been involved in bunch of group discussions this week, which due to geographical constraints have taken place online. As such, I have been introduced to https://freedcamp.com. It is similar to google groups, only much easier to administer and less based around email. I must say first impressions are Read More »


November 23, 2011 | by Mike Ellis