Oculus Rift first impressions and VR sickness

Oculus Rift first impressions and VR sickness

Posted Sunday 31 July 2016 19:28 Page View Counter 29

Last friday I ordered an oculus rift from www.oculus.com/ and the large heavy box arrived on Monday afternoon. This is my first experience using a VR headset in over 20 years and the last time was at Sega World in Bournemouth, UK in the 1990’s...

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Summer 2016 Workshop  Update

Summer 2016 Workshop Update

Posted Tuesday 19 July 2016 21:50 Page View Counter 31

Sorry for the lack of new blog posts in the last couple of months but we have been very busy with the slate roof on our home being replaced and the work involved with refurbishing the roof and associated outside lead work, painting and the inside...

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Google Analytics server side ecommerce tracking V2

Google Analytics server side ecommerce tracking V2

Posted Friday 17 June 2016 19:07 Page View Counter 32

Following a previous post for Google Analytics server side ecommerce tracking , I have now written a new and improved version of the C# functions to send ecommerce order data to Google Analytics server-side using Google’s Measurement Protocol. Documentation...

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Google Search Unusual Traffic Captcha

Google Search Unusual Traffic Captcha

Posted Tuesday 19 January 2016 15:12 Page View Counter 64

Whilst working on updates to one of our websites I found  strange issue when searching with google for terms related to ASP.Net assembly names and methods and many searches would result in a captcha page appearing as shown below where I had to...

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Virtual Swanage 20 years old

Virtual Swanage 20 years old

Posted Friday 01 January 2016 20:31 Page View Counter 37

20 years of Virtual Swanage promoting our town and local area at www.virtual-swanage.co.uk In 1996 we first launched our local tourist information website for our home town of Swanage. The first version of the website was written and uploaded using...

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New Look Blog

New Look Blog

Posted Thursday 24 December 2015 13:06 Page View Counter 27

I have now launched a new version of the blog which has a new design and a completely new back end management system which we have designed and written ourselves. Andrew has helped me with the front end design, graphics and CSS for the new blog...

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Nest Learning Thermostat 3rd Gen Hot Water Installation

Nest Learning Thermostat 3rd Gen Hot Water Installation

Posted Friday 04 December 2015 22:12 Page View Counter 739

Today the new 3rd Gen Nest Learning Thermostat with hot water control arrived which we had ordered last month when the new UK model with hot water control was announced. We needed the Nest Thermostat with the hot water control to replace our old...

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Starting your own ecommerce business

Starting your own ecommerce business

Posted Thursday 03 December 2015 22:17 Page View Counter 36

When we launched our ecommerce shop AB Electronics UK selling the Raspberry Pi expansion boards which myself and my brother Andrew have designed and hand built we thought that we knew all the potential issues and pitfalls of ecommerce as we had spent...

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Raspberry Pi Solar Data Logger Version 2

Raspberry Pi Solar Data Logger Version 2

Posted Monday 30 November 2015 19:54 Page View Counter 169

Three years ago we designed a solar data logger based on a Raspberry Pi which monitored the solar heating and PV system in the house as well as measuring the amount of energy we were using.  This system has served us well but over time we have...

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Google Analytics server side ecommerce tracking

Google Analytics server side ecommerce tracking

Posted Saturday 14 November 2015 20:27 Page View Counter 48

Update 17th June 2016: There is a new version of this code on http://www.briandorey.com/post/Google-Analytics-server-side-ecommerce-tracking-V2 A recurring issue we have on several of the ecommerce websites we manage is the Google Analytics...

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