Eddy

Author's details

Name: Edward McKnight
Date registered: 8, April 2011
URL: http://www.em-creations.co.uk

Biography

Programmer and Student

Latest posts

  1. University is finished! — 27, May 2017
  2. Research: TintVision GitHub repository — 22, April 2017
  3. Research: Dyslexic friendly fonts — 25, February 2017
  4. Research: Developing a website or user interface and using colour? — 8, November 2016
  5. Research: Useful software for students with visual impairments and dyslexia — 21, October 2016

Most commented posts

  1. NetBeans PHP Tutorial – Quicksort Algorithm #16 — 7 comments
  2. ArmA 2: Combined Operations fix for “‘REG’ is not recognized as an internal or external command…” — 6 comments
  3. SA-MP Query and RCON API for Java — 4 comments
  4. EM RPT Viewer Version 1.1 Update — 4 comments
  5. eDJPanel version 2.0 development started! — 2 comments

Author's posts listings

May 27

University is finished!

Hi all, Just wanted to post to say that all of my University coursework and exams are now finished and I will be starting my graduate job as a Software Engineer at the end of September. As I now have more spare time, over the summer I plan to create some more tutorial videos demonstrating …

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Apr 22

Research: TintVision GitHub repository

Good morning! As part of the research section of my website, which has been added to throughout my University final year project, I’d like to post the link to the app’s GitHub repository. Feel free to take a look, this may be of use to some developers wanting to gain some inspiration concerning developing apps …

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Feb 25

Research: Dyslexic friendly fonts

  Recently as part of my University project Android app, TintVision, I’ve been working on making the app itself accessible to its potential users. I’ve found a free-to-use “dyslexic friendly” font called OpenDyslexic. This font will be used for the user interface of TintVision and may also benefit dyslexic users in their day-to-day computing. It can …

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Nov 08

Research: Developing a website or user interface and using colour?

Hi, Recently I’ve been reading some articles concerning the use of colour in user interfaces and some design considerations that can be made to making your interface more accessible for colour-blind users. Two articles which I’ve found quite interesting are: “Can Color-Blind Users See Your Site?” “Use of Color Understanding SC 1.4.1” These might be …

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Oct 21

Research: Useful software for students with visual impairments and dyslexia

Dolphin provides some great assistive software for students with visual impairments and dyslexia. Ranging from magnification tools, screen readers as well as a reader with synchronised text highlighting and audio (to help users with reading problems). They’re definitively a software company worth checking out if you’re interested in getting helpful software.   Link: https://yourdolphin.com

Oct 20

New Research Category

Good evening, To accompany my final year project I’ve created a new “Research” category which can be used to jump to all of the research which I feel is interesting or important regarding my project and potentially more after I finish my University course. Currently this research will focus on accessibility issues for users with …

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Oct 02

Coming soon: An Academia tab!

Good morning, As I’m now in my final year of University and we have some research related work to do, I thought that it might be beneficial to some people who happen to have interests in the areas which I’m going to be doing research in, to publish my work on my website. Once this …

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Aug 23

NetBeans Java Tutorial – If Statement and Variables #5

In this tutorial I show how to use different types of variables in Java as well as how to use a basic if statement. Code:

May 22

Canadian Facts version 1.3 released!

Version 1.3 of the Canadian Facts Android app has now been released! There’s not much to see on the front-end but the update consists of a change to way facts are stored on the back-end of the app. This should make updating the app with new facts easier in the future. Click here to install!

May 16

ecoCart – RESTful Web eCommerce solution released!

I’m pleased to announce that ecoCart a RESTful eCommerce web application which I’ve been working as my University web-script programming unit coursework is available for anyone to download and use here. Download   Full description: ecoCart is an “online shopping cart” web application which can be installed and fully managed, as well as maintained by …

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