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Aug 12

I am responsible for the local scuba dive club, Ikornnes Dykkerklubb, back home in Sykkylven. To make it easier for club members and others to follow what is going on at the website I decided to integrate it with Facebook.

First I created a page for Ikornnes Dykkerklubb at Facebook and registered a developer account to my personal profile so I could add a application to connect with the fan box also added to the web page. Now I wanted to have information about new posts at the website published to the Facebook page and I also wanted comments on posts at the webpage to be published.

My first approach was to use Facebook Connect API and add the logic to the website. I have never used the Connect API before and I am not usually coding in php (the website is running WordPress) so I decided to try to find an easier way to achieve this. I also installed some WordPress plugins, some of these plugins did the job but I was not 100% satisfied.

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Jul 07

Finally the summer has arrived and vacation time is closing in. During the summer and especially during my vacation I will spend as little time in front of the PC as possible, but I still want to be able to access the most important services. Luckily the amount of mobile applications have exploded the last years and you can find an application for almost everything these days. You also find a lot of creative not so useful but quite interesting applications. IntoMobile.com tweeted about one of these not so useful but fun applications earlier today:

IntoMobile: Mobile app tips you when to have a restroom break during movies http://tinyurl.com/lskmjj

I will list the applications I have installed on my HTC Touch Pro that I will be using this summer as a desktop/laptop replacement. As you can see from the list below the most important for me this summer is to be able to check/send e-mails and to follow/participate in my social networks on the net.

PockeTwit (Windows Mobile app)

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