My First Time Lapse Video

Life has been crazy busy but after a much needed relaxing weekend I've come to post about a time lapse video I randomly decided to create. We made it to a beautiful cabin in the mountains of North Carolina. There was a spot that was absolutely perfect for watching a sun rise and I got the idea to create my first time lapse video.Off the top of the head I knew the basics, you take a picture every so often, compile it together to make a video. What I didn't think about was the fact that most videos are 30... [Read More]

PowerShell and SQL

I recently wanted to run some SQL on a regular basis, like you would do with SSRS and subscriptions. However, I didn't have an implementation of SSRS installed, a server to install it to, or a desire to install it on my local machine to simply get a report at a regular interval. So, I thought through other options and pretty quickly decided to try to use PowerShell and a scheduled task, outputting my results to HTML. I had already written the queries I wanted to use for the data, so my next step was to figure out how to... [Read More]

Developing an Android App using PhoneGap

Since Android was introduced I've been excited about the platform because iOS was always so limited it what you could do, you know the whole "walled garden" thing. Tinkering, exploring, and creating have always been my thing. Also, the Windows Mobile phones of the time were large and chunky with poor resistive touch screens. So, naturally I always wanted to write an app for Android but it always seemed to involve so much time trying to learn a new language (well I already somewhat knew Java) and a new platform/environment/ecosystem. Just because I knew and had previously done Java I... [Read More]