July 2015 Entries

A Collection of OneNote links

I’m finding myself using OneNote more and more over the last year or so. The fact that there are native clients for PC, OSX, and iOS, and that they’re *good* clients makes it a really nice tool for anyone who wants to track notes/tasks/other stuff and uses a mix of Windows, OSX and iOS devices. Oh, and it’s free too if you’re concerned about costs. Over the past weeks I’ve bookmarked a number of OneNote related links. Here they are collated for your compressed reading pleasure, and it’s only now that I’ve noticed that a number of them come...

Looking for some demo data?

Try The Star Wars API! The Star Wars API, or "swapi" (Swah-pee) is the world's first quanitified and programmatically-accessible data source for all the data from the Star Wars canon universe! Aside from the lols, there’s times when a service like this is going to be genuinely handy. It’s annoyingly boring to create a good set of test data, and the alternative is to do something stupid like use the same single image / title / description 100 times (and no one’s that stupid, are they?). It’s just a shame that there’s not...