Alex Taylor

Alex is an undergraduate currently studying MORSE at the University of Warwick. He has always had a passion for technology, especially on the web, and started this blog to feed that passion.

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14 Jul, 2017

Float Right Add-On for Social Warfare Wordpress plugin

I recently had the fortune of getting to know the Social Warfare plugin for a Wordpress project I am working on. The free version of this plugin does a lot of good things, but I was really impressed by the features offered once you buy a license. There was only one prob… Read more

13 May, 2015

12 Days In Ireland

Get ready! In September 2015 I'm heading on a tour of Ireland that has it all: breath taking scenery, ancient sites (including castles!) and cities bursting with culture. Over two weeks I'll be experiencing the very best of what Ireland has to offer, from coast … Read more

25 Jan, 2015

Breaking Loan Repayments Into Principal and Interest Components

This topic caught my interest during a lecture for a finance module I took at university, and so I wanted to make a little post about it. We start with a fact: borrowing money isn't free. We all understand that when borrowing money, in addition to repaying the prin… Read more

04 Oct, 2014

Server Side Google Analytics Using Measurement Protocol

You may have seen my post recently about my Bing Image Grabber REST API service, a simple script I wrote to get the latest featured images from Bing's homepage. I wanted to record how the service was being used but since the service sends the image back directly (as… Read more

21 Sep, 2014

Why swapping from Gmail to Outlook will be the best thing you do this year

Though first announced in 2004, Gmail was released to the general public on 7th February 2007 and came out of beta 2 years and 4 months later. For years Gmail has been a breath of fresh air to online email. It was one of the most simple and straightforward email account… Read more