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Click to view Twenty Years of being Self Employed

Twenty Years of being Self Employed

Posted Wednesday 04 April 2018 20:34 Page View Counter 629

I don't normally write personal posts about myself but with 2018 being the 20th anniversary of starting my own business Apexweb, I thought I would write about the ups and downs of the past twenty years of being self employed. Twenty years ago...

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Click to view Goodbye Disqus, Hello HTTPS with Lets Encrypt

Goodbye Disqus, Hello HTTPS with Lets Encrypt

Posted Thursday 22 February 2018 16:03 Page View Counter 1848

I have decided to remove the disqus comment system from my blog posts. I have had a few issues with the disqus system including: Post order – oldest posts not always on top. Links to other sites and spam. Long load times Lot of external...

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Click to view Blog and website upgrades to Bootstrap 4

Blog and website upgrades to Bootstrap 4

Posted Sunday 12 November 2017 16:33 Page View Counter 1352

Over the past few weeks we have been working on some of our own websites to rewrite the code and pages to use Bootstrap which is an open source toolkit for developing with HTML, CSS, and JS. In the past we have always written our own responsive...

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Click to view Google Analytics PageSpeed Insights Error Fix

Google Analytics PageSpeed Insights Error Fix

Posted Thursday 14 September 2017 20:15 Page View Counter 2087

We test websites using tools such as Google PageSpeed Insights or GTmetrix to check the speed of their websites and find any potential issues with the content or other issues. One problem we often find about regarding the Google PageSpeed Insights...

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Click to view Milling Machine Ballscrew End Float Fix

Milling Machine Ballscrew End Float Fix

Posted Monday 28 August 2017 13:19 Page View Counter 1905

We converted our Axminster SIEG Super X1 micro mill to use ballscrews back in 2010 and every few months of use we have had to adjust the bearings to eliminate any backlash on the X and Y axis drives. The original drive couplings fitted onto the...

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Click to view Oculus Three Sensor upgrade and complete redecoration

Oculus Three Sensor upgrade and complete redecoration

Posted Sunday 16 April 2017 23:38 Page View Counter 692

With better software support for more than two Oculus sensors being released a couple of months ago, I decided it was time to buy a third sensor so I can use the rift in a larger play area and have full 360 tracking. To make the best use of the...

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Car History Album

Posted Tuesday 21 February 2017 23:15 Page View Counter 582

I was sorting though some old folders today and I found a photo album of my first cars and motorbike from when I was first driving in 1991. I thought it would be a good idea to make a collection of all my vehicles to date and have digital scans of the...

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Click to view SagePay AspDotNet Integration Kit NOTAVAILABLE error for 3dSecureStatus

SagePay AspDotNet Integration Kit NOTAVAILABLE error for 3dSecureStatus

Posted Saturday 18 February 2017 21:00 Page View Counter 361

Several of our web design clients use SagePay for their online payment provider and we have always used the ASP.Net integration kit supplied by SagePay to link the checkout pages to the SagePay payment server which uses encrypted data to pass the...

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Click to view Oculus Rift Sensor Wall Bracket Mount

Oculus Rift Sensor Wall Bracket Mount

Posted Wednesday 21 December 2016 23:21 Page View Counter 969

The new Oculus Rift Touch controllers arrived today and so I needed to make a new wall mount for the extra sensor to fit it into my room. I wanted to fit the sensor close to the ceiling as there is a wooden rail running around the room approx....

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Click to view Nextbase 512G low profile mount mod for Ford Focus

Nextbase 512G low profile mount mod for Ford Focus

Posted Sunday 30 October 2016 23:26 Page View Counter 1870

After picking up the new Ford Focus last week I wanted to install a dash cam so in the event of us being unlucky enough to be involved in an accident there will be video footage of the moments before and after the event. After watching a lot of...

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