du Pré Marine launched

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It’s been a little while since I was involved in the launch of a website, let alone the creation of one. The addition of a new company to our group, du Pré Marine, has provided the excuse to dust off skills and catch up with the current state of various content management platforms.

At first I was considering using WordPress for the site; it seems to be much greater than a mere blogging tool now and I really enjoy working with it on here when I have the time. But in the end I selected Joomla. It took a few hours and a couple of headache pills to get to grips with it. However the end result is good and it gives us a basis for getting going with the first of our product lines in the new company, FLIR thermal imaging cameras.

Pedal power with a difference

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Spent an enjoyable few minutes today looking at the incredible machines on the Bicycle Forest site. My favourite part was the homebuilders’ gallery, 25 pages of wierd and often wonderful creations that can (sometimes loosely) claim to be bicycles of … Read More

Putting Twitter on the map

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Okay, this is probably about the last blog of many to highlight it but finally…a fun use for Twitter. Twittervision – the place where Twitter meets Google Maps. Must admit, quite addictive, even if most of the comments are, predictably, … Read More