Technology, life, programming, travel and money.

Computing

2014 and 2015 Excel staff holiday planner and one page Excel calendar

2014 and 2015 Excel staff holiday planner and one page Excel calendar

I’ve been getting loads of requests for the 2014 versions of my staff holiday planning spreadsheet, and the one page Excel calendar. I thought it was about time I created them. And for good measure I did the 2015 version as well. Staff holiday panner First up here are my latest free spreadsheet that can help you track staff holidays, [...]

Web Social Stats for SEO

Web Social Stats for SEO

Web Social Stats for SEO is an iPad app I’ve written which may be useful if you run a website. It allows you to quickly see how many Twitter Tweets, Facebook Likes, and Google +1s your own pages (or your competitor’s pages) are getting. You can add pages by clicking the ‘+’ button and typing in the full web address, or by browsing to [...]

Script to produce iPhone app icons at different sizes

Script to produce iPhone app icons at different sizes

The tools for writing iPhone software are really easy to use, and allow you to concentrate on the coding rather than on obscure configuration problems. But one area of iOS development that I found a little tedious whilst writing my Solar Balls game was producing Apple’s mandatory and optional icons, which need to be in a variety of sizes. [...]

Solar Balls game for iOS

Solar Balls game for iOS

Today I released my first game for iOS. It is called Solar Balls, and is a simple arcade game where you have to flick coloured balls into the correctly coloured target. The game has: * 16 mission levels * 3 bonus levels which become unlocked when your score is high enough * An arcade mode where you just have to get the highest score [...]

Send a single fax online

Send a single fax online

If you don’t have a fax machine and need to send a single fax you might be looking at online fax services. I was in this position and found that most online fax services are subscription based, aimed at businesses that regularly need to send and receive faxes. I only wanted to send one fax, and didn’t fancy walking to the local copy shop to do [...]

2013 one page Excel calendar

2013 one page Excel calendar

I’ve started getting requests for a 2013 version of my one page Excel calendar, so here it is! If you want the previous 2012 one page Excel calendar click on the link. As always you get the whole year in a very simple one page Excel spreadsheet. There are two versions. One is plain, the other has the UK bank holidays marked. 2013 one [...]

Monthly Excel planner

Monthly Excel planner

I’ve previously produced a weekly planner Excel spreadsheet, but recently I’ve needed to use a monthly planner with hourly time slots. It is a simple one page monthly planner. The times from 6am-1am are along the top, and the days of the month from 1-31 are down the side. For the months with 28, 29, or 30 days long you can just cross out or [...]

2013 Staff holiday planner spreadsheet

2013 Staff holiday planner spreadsheet

At the time of writing it nearing the end of 2011 so some of you may be searching for my previous staff holiday planner for 2012. If you are planning very far ahead (or if you are reading this in 2012/2013) you might want my 2013 staff planner. This is my latest free spreadsheet that can help you track staff holidays, training, sick days and [...]

How to edit PDF files for free

How to edit PDF files for free

I had a PDF form which I needed to fill in. The form was not editable, but I still wanted some way to fill in the fields on the computer rather than having to print it out and fill it in by hand. A quick search shows that there are many other people wanting to do the same thing, but there aren’t many solutions that actually work. Many of the [...]

2012 Excel week numbers calendar

2012 Excel week numbers calendar

We are nearly half way through 2011 so you might have already started planning for 2012. This easy to read one page Excel calendar has the whole of 2012 on one page, with a good sized box for each day of the week – each day has five free cells for your use. It has the week numbers down the side – the week numbers are written according to [...]

 Page 1 of 7  1  2  3  4  5 » ...  Last »