Matt Gifford aka coldfumonkeh | Consultant Developer
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Oct 13, 2008

Don't Get Caught Out By Minor Technicalities

I need more coffee.. or a beer.. or both

Today I fell for a really stupid problem, which just goes to show how easy it is to not spot the simple issues.

I'm currently working on a FLEX AIR application alongside two other developers. After importing the project files from CVS and...

Sep 11, 2008

Hello World!

I've been slow getting around to this, but I've been having a look at the Papervision 3D library, and how to incorporate it into Flex. Here's my first sample..

It's been interesting to learn how to create the wireframes and 3D objects. I'm looking forward to learning more about...

Sep 9, 2008

the book store - recently read

I have been getting back into my reading with a new found enjoyment, all thanks to CC, who has been amazing at suggesting some books that I would never normally have read (Empress Orchid, anything by Mitch Albom, and Alan Bennett in particular)

Below are a few of the books I...

Sep 9, 2008

Step 1 - regain health and quit the sticks

It has begun.

I've written a list. A list of things I would like to achieve before I turn 30, and I have started to work on some of the items on the list. The most obvious one, which kind of has an...

Sep 4, 2008

Clever Live Pod...

Tomorrow (Friday 5th September) at 8pm GMT BST heralds a new era in British Podcasting with a live version of my favourite podcast, Clever Little Pod.

I'm really looking forward to watching the show live. It's always full of great comedy and some fantastic...

Aug 29, 2008

The Matt Gifford Show Returns #1

It's coming back.. here's promo #1.

Direct link to show

Aug 27, 2008

Off to Flex Camp

Flex Camp 2008

I'm quite excited. The first official UK Flex Camp is being held tomorrow in London.

It's going to be a chance to find out the latest news, techniques and information about FLEX, along side other developers and officials from Adobe. Is it wrong...

Aug 19, 2008

Song of the week...

I heard this song on Adam Curry’s Daily Source Code podcast a few weeks ago and loved it. I had to track it down and share it with the world.

Aug 14, 2008

Things to do before I'm 30

Things to do before I\'m 30I've been thinking over the past few days about things I'd like to achieve in life before I reach the grand old age of 30. I've decided to create a...

Aug 13, 2008

Found just in time...

For a while now, our daily car has been suffering from a strange noise, especially audible when reversing. A sort of "clunk-screech" affair. The suspension has also been noticeably lacking in actual suspension. The tracking has been off, and I tested it the other day driving along, releasing the wheel...