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October 24th, 2009 | written by

I was responsible for project-managing a variety of enhancements and bespoke modifications to this very original Joomla-based auction website. brings together musical artists and event organisers in a unique setting where artists compete for gigs. The website utilises the Communty Builder and a third-party reverse auction component.

Category : Blog &Joomla &Web development

Durham University PV21 project

October 24th, 2009 | written by

The UK SUPERGEN programme for advanced thin film PV materials and device concepts The PV21 Renewal project is focusing attention on thin film photovoltaics (PV) which is the fastest growing PV production technology and one which has the opportunity for disruptive R&D over the period of the Renewal programme. For this project I was aked […]

Category : Blog &e-Learning &Education &Joomla &Public Sector

Hugh Baird 360 degree feedback

October 24th, 2009 | written by

Hugh Baird college are the latest organisation to take part in the Moodle-based 360 degree feedback assessment that I have developed on behalf of Oakridge Training and Consulting.

Category : 360 degree feedback &Blog &e-Learning &Education &Moodle &Public Sector &Web development

Simon James Clegg, CITP

October 13th, 2009 | written by

I was recently accepted as a member of the Chartered Institute for IT with Chartered IT Professional status (CITP). CITP is the benchmark of excellence, and is a rigorously assessed, employer led standard…Holding Chartered status reflects your integrety, professionalism and dedication to your work. BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT is a professional body and […]

Category : Blog &Featured Work goes live

September 22nd, 2009 | written by

Finally the Sefton Court Hotel website has gone live and from the very first day of the launch the hotel began taking reservations from the online booking application instantly saving them ££££s in commissions!

Category : Blog &Featured Work &Uncategorized

Manchester Adult Education Service

August 10th, 2009 | written by

The Manchester Adult Education Service, a department of Manchester City Council, recently commissioned Loquela to migrate, upgrade and host their Manchester Adult Education Service Learning Platform based on Moodle. This involved the cloning of the current installation sat on servers in the USA and copying it to our own UK-based servers. The final task was […]

Category : Blog &Moodle &Projects &Public Sector &Recent work &Web hosting

360 degree feedback tool

August 9th, 2009 | written by

I have just begun a major development project on behalf of Oakridge Online for one of their largest pharmaceutical clients.

Category : Blog &e-Learning &Featured Work &Moodle &php &Projects &Recent work &Web development

Anime e-cards

July 19th, 2009 | written by

e-cards are a great way to keep in touch with friends and family. offers a great free service for sending anime e-cards quickly and easily without registration and it’s completely free. Make your selection from over 4,000 anime wallpapers and send your anime e-cards to up to 5 people at a time. send your […]

Category : Blog &Must-see websites &Projects &Social networking &Web design &Web development

Sefton court bed and breakfast

July 7th, 2009 | written by

Sefton Court is a Michelin approved bed and breakfast in Llandudno, North Wales. David White of Whitekite design, a close working partner of mine, won the contract to redesign the hotel website and he asked me to develop the front-end online booking system with room availability checker together with a back-end booking management application. Having […]

Category : Blog &MySQL &Partners &php &Projects &Recent work &Web development


July 7th, 2009 | written by

playpics is a new subscription website for teachers. This new educational resource offers a large library of original images designed specially to support the primary school curriculum. The basis of this project involves a lot of image manipulation and database development while the later phases are to feature more web 2.0 online community functionality. As […]

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