World Autism Awareness Week

It’s been rather a while since my last post due, to an extremely heavy workload in work the last few years, and so I have been thinking that it’s about time I posted an update; I thought I would use the opportunity to share something that I wrote and shared with my colleagues in work this time last year, and again this week as a reminder. This weekend sees the close to World Autism Awareness week; why is this relevant? In 2009 I was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome (AS), an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), also known as “High Functioning Autism” (HFA).

Continue reading World Autism Awareness Week

How to integrate Microsoft Azure Active Directory with your local Active Directory

I have recently been involved with a project whereby we wanted to use Microsoft Azure to host an application, and for users of this application to be able to login using their local Windows login details and for their permissions to be synced with Active Directory. To achieve this we identified that we could make use of Microsoft Azure Active Directory (online) synced with our local Active Directory on our network.

Continue reading How to integrate Microsoft Azure Active Directory with your local Active Directory

How to use the Twitter Search API using Python (or other language)

Due to my experience with the Twitter API through my implementation of ThinkTwit, I’ve had a few questions lately on how to implement the Twitter (Search) API in Python so rather than answer people individually I figured it would be best to share with everyone on my blog.

Continue reading How to use the Twitter Search API using Python (or other language)

ThinkTwit Update 1.5.2

A ThinkTwit update is long overdue – I’d like to announce some changes I have recently made that overhaul the debugging output as well as another feature that has been discussed back and forth with an avid ThinkTwit user for sometime – thanks to Jeffrey Granger (weightlossexercisediet.com) for his usual tireless assistance!

Continue reading ThinkTwit Update 1.5.2