Tools and Utilities

Details of various tools and utilities associated with software development

  • Sphinx

    Sphinx is a tool to generate documentation for software projects and was originally developed to document the Python programming language.

  • Pandoc

    Pandoc is a universal document converter for converting from one markup format into another.


  • Mick's SIGGRAPH 2006

    A report on Mick's trip to SIGGRAPH in 2006

  • Fingernail View

    On mobile touch devices, a "fingernail view" can be used to display the area of the screen under the finger as the finger moves across the screen

  • Research in Pictures

    A snapshot of Research work with Input/Output devices.

  • Bytes

    A scrapbook of bit and pieces.

Members Only

Items available to members only.

  • 3D CAD on the Web

    An investigation into 3D on the Web or How to implement a 3D CAD System on the Web.

  • Augmented Reality

    Applications that involve the overlay of virtual imagery on the real world

  • Cambridge University (notes)

    Notes of discussions with Cambridge University

  • Dear Diary

    A day to day diary from June 2007 to July 2008

  • Glossary

    A general Glossary of terms used in Computing

  • Hardware I/O Devices Report

    A report on various hardware i/o devices from 2008

  • Interactivity

    This report examines advances in User Interface devices and techniques, both for Input and Output which will contribute to the design and implementation of the future Human/Computer interaction.

  • Book of Knowledge

    KnowledgeBase. A wiki-based collection of items covering DIY (handyman) jobs, my work history, Ideas, projects, code snippets etc.

  • Play SolidWorks

    Exploring the use of Game Controllers as an I/O device for driving CAD programs such as SolidWorks

  • Rendering Challenge

    My entries to a challenge to come up with the best rendering using various software packages. I was using Maxwell Render 1.1 from Next Limit

  • Research Wiki

    A re-formatted version of my original Research Wiki from 2004 to 2008.

  • Software as a Service

    Preliminary research report examining providing SolidWorks as a Service

  • Silverlight

    Silverlight was a development tool, developed by Microsoft, for creating engaging, interactive user experiences for Web and mobile applications and intended as a competitor and alternative to Adobe Flash. This report covers comments related to the initial releases from the Beta version of Silverlight 1.0 through to Silverlight 1.1 which I was working with in 2007

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