I’m a Developer Educator with cloud communications platform for its wireless and Internet of Things division. Previously, I spent six years as the Senior Tech Writer and a Project Manager at IoT platform-as-a-service company .
Before that, I was a technology journalist, 13 out of 25 years spent in senior roles on the website . At other times I contributed to a wide array of publications and news organisations, including The Times, The Guardian, The Independent, the BBC and CNN.
This site is dedicated to assorted programming projects I’ve worked on over recent years.
Latest Release: 1.4.0 — 09 December 2020
Icon design tool for 8x8 matrix LED-based electronics projects.
Latest Release: 3.0.15 — 07 February 2018
A Fighting Fantasy character generator and game manager written in Swift.
Latest Release: 1.1.0 — 26 April 2022
A Swift wrapper for the popular Highlight.js syntax highlighter.
Latest Release: 6.3.4 — 25 May 2022
A command line tool for batch-processing — crop, scale, pad, reformat — image files.
Latest Release: 1.6.3 — 08 May 2022
A customisable menu bar utility that provides easy access to macOS features and scripts you use every day.
Latest Release: 2.3.3 — 24 May 2022
A command line tool that combines multiple JPEG images into a single PDF file, or extracts images from PDF files.
Latest Release: 1.2.0 — 26 April 2022
An app that provides QuickLook support for source code files under macOS Catalina and above.
Latest Release: 1.4.1 — 20 November 2021
An app that provides QuickLook support for Markdown files under macOS Catalina and above.
Latest Release: 1.1.1 — 19 November 2021
An app that provides QuickLook support for YAML files under macOS Catalina and above.
Latest Release: 2.4.136 — 18 November 2020
A development tool to manage application code and library files for projects based on the Electric Imp IoT Platform.
Latest Release: 1.0.9 — 24 November 2020
A macOS port of a 1982 real-time RPG in true Commodore PET style.
Latest Release: 1.0.4 — 23 July 2021
A macOS command line tool to reveal files’ Uniform Type Identifiers (UTIs).
Latest Release: 1.1.2 — 21 February 2021
An iOS app that lets you install high-quality open-licence fonts.
Latest Release: 1.2.0 — 20 March 2022
Templates and demos for FreeRTOS on the Pico’s RP2040 microcontroller.
Latest Release: 1.0.2 — 06 April 2021
Retro fast 3D maze shooting action coded in C.
Latest Release: 1.0.2 — 31 March 2021
Explore a mysterious and dangerous cave to locate a fiendish monster.
Latest Release: 1.2.3 — 23 February 2022
A compact clock project written in MicroPython
Latest Release: 1.2.0 — 31 December 2020
A utility for converting binary files to hex strings.
Latest Release: 3.0.2 — 23 November 2020
A driver library for a range of Holtek HT16K33-based displays.
Latest Release: 2.0.2 — 07 January 2021
Some Python silliness: 8-bit retro ‘arcade’ action via ncurses...
Latest Release: 1.3.0 — 02 September 2021
An assembler/disassembler for the Motorola 6809 8-bit microprocessor.
Latest Release: 1.0.0 — 11 March 2020
A driver library for Solomon SSD1306-based displays.
Latest Release: 1.0.0 — 12 December 2019
A utility for converting Unicode UTF-8 character codes to hex strings
Latest Release: 1.0.4 — 09 January 2019
Decode data packets sent to or received by Zigbee-compatible Digi XBee modules.
Latest Release: various
Miscellaneous Z and Bash scripts for a variety of Mac and Raspberry Pi tasks.
Latest Release: various
A full list of available software, with links to their source code repos.