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CMS Active – Site Designer Coming 2017

In Q2 2017 I will be improving my CMS Active service with a new Site Designer feature. Standard Site Designer will allow you to build, try out and then launch your own budget business website from a range of pre-defined site templates without the need for my bespoke...
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Host Network

A "Host Network" technology is needed for ActionTrack, IdeaTime and DeveloperStack, this will be offered as online SAAS subscription or a licensed and supported deployment on the users' own servers or even personal computers. The ActionTrack and IdeaTime web...
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Product Focus

Scrapped CMS Toolkit and MakingItReal projects as CMS Toolkit will be part of the CMS Active service and the MakingItReal concept was too broad - I want to focus on creating the ActionTrack and IdeaTime tools that will enable others to realise their goals not on...
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CMS Active brand for website services

I've decided to use my CMS Active brand for the budget business website service I am offering, it suits well as the focus of the service is the customer taking ownership and control of their site from the start with Elegant Themes on WordPress as the platform with my...
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Idea Board – What is it?

In a nutshell the Idea Board is a digital whiteboard that can be networked with other idea boards for thought sessions on the same or different ideas. All the working you can do on a physical whiteboard will be supported, so writing, diagrams, mind mapping. The unique...
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IdeaTime SPA1 – The Idea Board

After speculating how IdeaTime might evolve into a system of tools to assist in the creative thought process for individuals and groups, I've pivoted back to the origins of the IdeaTime project which was inspired from two sources: The innovation programme at my work....
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Cross-origin resource sharing (CORS)

For the embedded SPA architecture I was concerned about cross domain requests to the IdeaTime servers for data from IdeaTime users' websites... thankfully it looks like there is a viable solution using CORS: I've just glanced at the following article but it looks...
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IdeaTime as a System of Embeddable SPAs

I have decided to build the IdeaTime system as a suite of mini SPAs that will be delivered from the IdeaTime servers to client browsers and be embedded in host websites served from any web platform. I will be building the IdeaTime site in WordPress as an example of...
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Berry Bot Work Started

Very early days with Raspberry Pi, Waveshare LCD screen and basic 3 wheeled robot chasis. I have noted with interest that there is an open source project for speech recognition that will allow support for voice commands to be...
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New Projects – CMS Active and CMS Toolkit

In line with my planned budget WordPress website development service offering I plan to start development on a Self-Service WordPress template site builder with a friendly Wizard based tutorial system and supported by an underlying WordPress plugin that will allow...
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