UK Freelance Software Developer for Web, Mobile & Desktop

Mobile App Development 2014/15

Mobile App Developer UK Some samples of apps by FlatCoder Ltd. BloodRunner BloodRunner was just one of those ideas I couldn’t leave alone.  Inspired by the likes of The Fantastic Voyage and Innerspace, fuelled by the disappointment of Microcosm back in the day… it too, was a bit of a flop.  Still, got it out

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SugarCRM Software Developer

Bespoke CRM Case Studies Customer Relationship Management Several clients of FlatCoder Ltd, past and present, have required bespoke Customer Relationship Management solutions (CRM) or Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).  This short article will discuss two recent scenarios and detail the solutions delivered by FlatCoder Ltd. Why bespoke when there are many commercial and non-commercial CRM applications

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Company CV

Summary Graduated in 1997 from Lancaster University with a 1st class degree in Computer Science and Software Engineering.  Worked as a Research Scientist for the UK Ministry of Defence after graduation focussing on satellite communications and battlefield simulation.  Relocated to the USA and worked as a Senior Software Engineer for MBNA (banking), Motorola (police radio

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PHP MySQL “instant” Audit Trail

Inherited PHP/MySQL app requires Audit Trail Background I was approached by a client recently who had developed their own bespoke Customer Relationship Management software (CRM).  It wasn’t really a planned system – more a necessity as the business grew.  The developer was a member of staff who happened to know a little PHP and the

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3D Jabber (XMPP) AI Chat Bot

I was approached recently by a client wanting a 3D game environment in which players could talk to “bots” (artificially intelligent chat bots) by typing text and receiving replies. The chat bots were to live on a server while players would launch a 3D game client to login to the server. As part of the

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