If you follow SEO you’ve heard “Content is King” when it comes to generating traffic. Well, there is one thing better than content, and that is interactive online features, like wizards, calculators, and games. These features your readers will use over and over again, not just read once and be done with. A recent interactive … Continue reading Online Trail Map Quiz
I built a WordPress plugin and shortcode that grabs weather forecast from the NWS’ new Forecast API. Using the shortcode I can place the forecast anywhere on a post, page, or in a widget. The short code take two perimeters: 1) the location (as latitude, longitude), and 2) the number of days to show. Something … Continue reading Goffstown NH Weather Forecast
Here is an high level overview of the process I use for building my own custom hiking trail map. The data I’m using (trails, summits, etc…) are available as open source from OSM. After I fetch and clean up the data I use MapBox to generate the map tiles, in a map style I designed. Query TrailsNH to … Continue reading Building a Custom Trail Map Using OSM and Mapbox
SDI is an Enterprise Information Management (EIM) company in Nashua NH. I built an internal Time Tracking tool for them. Employees enter their hours each week in the tool. It has hooks into the production system to verify projects and resources. It also published the hours into multiple down stream systems, and to Excel for the employee records. Technologies: … Continue reading SDI: Timesheet Tool
I’m building an internal application for Mailways in Allenstown NH. The app will have everything we need to track a job thru producion. I built my own PHP framework and use jQuery Mobile for a touch-friendly presentation. The app will be accessed on the shop floor using tablets.
TrailsNH.com is a pet project of mine that stems from my love of hiking, database, and web based technologies. The site is driven by bots I created to gather hiking trip reports and related information from all over the internet. The system GeoTags the location of each report, then indexes and organizes the information so hikers can find … Continue reading TrailsNH.com: Northeast Trail Conditions