Tag Archive: programming

Feb
05
2012

TwiStatistic – Twitter Account Analysis

Over the Christmas holidays (when I should have been revising) I wrote a small website which would allow users to lookup Twitter users and generate some interesting statistics about their tweeting habits, their followers and following. The statistics generated, I found, can be quite interesting – for instance did you know that 55% of my …

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Jan
31
2012

Radio Silence – No More

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Firstly I’d like to apologise for the lack of posts as of late – I have essentially been offline for the past couple of months getting ready for my first semester exams and whatnot, but I’m pleased to say that they are all over! Well… Until the end of the second semester anyways! I’ve got …

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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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