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Running a SSL certificated/authenticated HTTPS website over dynamic DNS

Running a SSL certificated/authenticated HTTPS website over dynamic DNSOne of reasons why I originally held back on buying a SSL certificate for my website was that I wasn't sure that it'd work using a dynamic IP routing service - cos I didn't want to waste $15! Well you don't need to fret about it because I can confirm it works after I eventually got round to setting up a free LetsEncrypt.org one on   more »



How to display Flickr images on your own website

How to display Flickr images on your own websiteI've struggled for a long time trying to find a way to elegantly and simply display my flickr photos on my site. Up 'til now I've had to stick with slideshow apps from other websites like flickriver. This is until I found this blueimp Gallery when I was looking for some lightbox coding for my website. I didn't end up using the   more »



Set up a Wireless IP Webcam for free

Set up a Wireless IP Webcam for freeThis a hack for repurposing an old android handset as an ip webcam - all you need is your old unused android smartphone and the free app IP Webcam. Heres a rundown own the steps you need to go through, I'll take you through more of the detail below. Steps Find the old android device you'll be using and connect it to your wireless   more »



New childs.be website launched

New childs.be website launchedThe new website has now gone live. With the acquisition of my Raspberry Pi comes a whole host of possibilities. My Pi is currently running as the server for this website. Unfortunately the Pi is not powerful engough to run Wordpress or Joomla (who'd of thought they were processor intensive) - it does run, but a four to six second delay in   more »



the Raspberry Pi is alive

the Raspberry Pi is aliveThe new server has now gone live, the Rasberry Pi is sitting quietly in the corner of my living room serving up my website to the internet. I know I've backdated this post, but it is to mark the moment in history - I'll give the Pi one final good luck reboot and it is ready to go with the aim of surviving a whole year of uptime. For many   more »



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