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Amazon Alexa: London Tube Statuses

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This is an Amazon Alexa skill which tells you what the status is of each London tube and train is line by reporting any delays, closures, and updates and a brief and concise manner. This skill includes all Tube, DLR, Overground, TfL Rail,… Continue reading →

Amazon Alexa: Current Moon Phase

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This is an Amazon Alexa skill which tells you the current moon phase during your flash briefing. Like all other flash briefing skills, it can be reordered in either the Alexa app or on the website.

Catfinity

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This is a small, fun program which constantly downloads and then displays images of cats. The Cat images are taken from the website random.cat.

Amazon Alexa: Bitcoin Value

This is an Amazon Alexa Skill which tells you the current value of the Bitcoin currency in your Flash Briefing. The current conversion options are GBP, USD, and EUR. Like all other flash briefing skills, it can be reordered in either… Continue reading →

Amazon Alexa: Daily Pollen Levels

This is an Amazon Alexa skill which tells you the pollen levels local to you in the UK during your flash briefing. Like all other flash briefing skills, it can be reordered in either the Alexa app or on the website.

Amazon Alexa: Daily Horoscope

This is an Amazon Alexa skill which tells you a daily horoscope for any of the 12 zodiac signs during your flash briefing. Like all other flash briefing skills, it can be reordered in either the Alexa app or on the website.

Work Tracker

This program can be used to keep track of the user’s upcoming work shifts. Days are added one week at a time, Sunday to Saturday, and contain two text boxes, one for a start time and one for an end… Continue reading →

8 Puzzle

This is one of the simple 8 puzzle games most people have come across where the objective of the game is to move the 8 puzzle pieces around in a 3 by 3 grid in order to make a specific… Continue reading →

Byter

While making a side-project which needed to write a particular file to a folder over and over again I developed this program to read files and output them as streams of bytes to text files. This meant my project could write… Continue reading →

Binary Converter

This tool can be used to translate ASCII characters into their binary equivalent as well as strings of binary back into characters. There is also a different mode to convert numbers between 0 and 255 to binary and back as well.

Calendar

This program allows the user to have a Google Calendar on the desktop of their computer by asking the user to input the HTML code for a Google Calendar widget and then showing the result. If a user doesn’t know… Continue reading →

Counter

This program can be used to keep track of incrementing numbers. It’s particularly useful to keep track of numbers over a period of time because it can just sit on the users desktop and won’t get in the way. Values can… Continue reading →

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