“Can I Call It…?” is a utility that helps you name your new software project, by checking for any existing software packages that already have that name.
Daily Promise is a “1-bit” activity tracker that allows you to make “promises” and keep track of how many days in a row you kept them.
A Thousand Words was an attempt at a fiction-writing community where contributors would post a photo and encourage others to use it as an idea for short stories.
The GitHub README Website Generator generates a website for your software based on README.md files in your GitHub repositories.
Twixt is a pastebin for Twitter that’s integrated with SuccessWhale.
Yet Another Single File Photo Gallery is a simple bit of PHP that presents photos on a filesystem via an attractive web interface.
FaceFinder is a “who’s who” page designed for corporate intranets. Two versions are available, one standalone that uses a PHP script and a flat file structure, and one that integrates with Microsoft SharePoint.
The Marvellator is a script that generates random silly comic book titles.
The Terrible Fanfiction Idea Generator is another silly random generator script. This one generates terrible scenarios to use as the basis for fanfiction.
Sea Battle is a casual 2D RTS with a pixel-art style and game mechanics inspired by Warzone 2100.
Code for Hardware Projects
The Raspberry Tank has various iterations of the code available in its repository, covering the C-based backend and web-based frontend.
The Quadcopter repository contains a few initial test scripts for flying the quad via the Raspberry Pi.
The Lego Turtle repository includes both pre-programmed examples and the version that has a Logo interpreter via UART to accept custom movement programs.
The All-Terrain Pi repository contains the Python backend, the web-based remote control frontend and example Scratch programs to drive the vehicle.
The Gecko Cam software includes the Raspberry Pi-based backend and web frontend to the “Rimbaud’s House” website.
The Playbulb Tools repository has a couple of example scripts showing how to configure a Playbulb LED light to show current weather and mailbox status.
I also have a repository for general Raspberry Pi Utils and useful scripts for the Pi.
My 2014 NaNoGenMo entry is a generator of semi-random 50,000-word novels based on fanfiction.
Iridium9601Sim is a variant of my CrapTerminal serial terminal app with some helpful shortcuts for use with Iridium 9601 SBD modems.
My first Python project was a simple RPG Dice Roller with support for different systems such as D&D, World of Darkness, Shadowrun etc.
Disqus to HashOver is a quick and dirty Java application that converts blog comments in a Disqus export into HashOver’s file structure.
Westminster Hubble was a website that tracked UK Members of Parliament, both their activities at Westminster and on social media. It was shuttered due to a combination of lack of interest and API changes of the services it depended on.
Telegraph Fantasy Football Team Picker automatically picked optimum teams for the Telegraph’s Fantasy Football game, around 2009-2012. This scraped the stats web pages from the game as there was no proper API; eventually I stopped playing fantasy football and thus stopped fighting the website’s frequently changing markup.
Premier League Fantasy Football Team Picker automatically picked optimum teams for the Premier League’s official Fantasy Football game, around 2009-2011. This scraped the stats web pages from the game as there was no proper API; eventually I stopped playing fantasy football and thus stopped fighting the website’s frequently changing markup.
MusicMan was an attempt at a music player and music library manager. It had some basic functionality but never compared with the likes of Winamp and Foobar.
War of the Roses was an attempt at making a strategy RPG, which never got very far.
Gunboat was a 3D naval shooter game, through which I tried to teach myself OpenGL. Some basic graphics work and controls were in place, but the game was never finished.
Type X29 is an experimental 1D “bullet hell” shooter. It’s playable, but only just.
Cobb’s Quay Weather was a script that grabbed the data behind a Flash-based weather monitoring interface and presented it as plain HTML for use on sailor’s phones. Discontinued as the source data is no longer available.