Posts tagged with "university"
Scraping Facebook for fun and profit

In this past week I have spent an unhealthy amount of time looking at anonymous posts about people’s secret crushes (or inflated egos, but you can’t always tell), and that’s left some deep and permanent mental scars. On the other hand, though, I’ve also earned about a pizza’s worth of AdSense revenue, so it was entirely worth it. Crushly.info – both a play on the tech startup trend of adding -ly to words to make company names and the cheapest domain we could find – is a...

Android development with Java

As part of a university course, I’ve spent the past few weeks programming an Android app for location-based alarms and sound profile changing. It’s not a novel idea, but it seemed like a reasonable medium between ease-of-implementation (not requiring an external database or more than one phone for testing) and actual utility and I didn’t really have any better ideas. For my development environment I chose Eclipse because that’s what the course lecturer recommended and what seemed easiest. Not being entirely unable to...