Feb 01

Controlling Skype via Terminal on a Mac

UPDATE: Windows users should check out my other project, skype4cmd.

Recently Manoj Vekaria asked me if I know how he could send SMS’s via Skype from within one of his PHP scripts. After digging around we found that while there is PHP support for windows, however it doesnt work on OS X since there is no COM interface.

There is a framework that Skype provides for cocoa, that doesn’t seem to compile ‘out of the box’ on Intel machines. Fortunately there is light at the end of the tunnel for Mac developers. Continue reading

May 15

Clash of the particles

On 6th of May 2010 courtesy of RocketBoots, Manoj Vekaria and I presented at WebDU regarding the performance of various Rich Internet Application(RIA) platforms available to developers today. In essence, we compared the performance of old technologies(Java applets, Action Script 2), current technologies(Action Script 3, Silverlight) and upcoming technologies(WebGL) and Continue reading

Apr 30

Timesheet Tracker v0.5

Recently I made this cocoa application as part of a assignment at Uni. Its basically a application that runs in the background and asks you what your doing every now and then. Click the image below or here to download it.

advertised logo of timesheet tracker

I have a whole heap of changes to make to it soon, but for now im releasing it so that the world could use it! Check out this prezi to get a better idea what its about: