Monthly Archive: October 2011

Oct
16
2011

The Website Is Down

So our network at uni went down earlier this week for the first time since I’ve arrived last year, so I quickly wrote a PHP script to find out how to check if hosts are online or not (basically, whether they are responding to pings or not – you can see it in action here), …

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Oct
09
2011

Under the hood

Personally I find the really low level things that computers do very interesting, and although this is covered a bit in my uni course I feel the need to “poke about” a real system, so I’ve came up with a little humourous (well, for me anyways) project for myself which should allow me to learn …

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Oct
03
2011

namespace Blog

I’ve been meaning to set up a blog for a while now and have finally got round to do it. The main reason for me wanting to do so is that it shall hopefully allow myself to collate my thoughts etc… I’ve not had much experience at blogging, but from the little I’ve had I …

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