James is

Working in inbound marketing, and drinking loads of coffee.

He is living and working in the West Midlands.

James Olney

Projects

How Long Will My Coffee Last?

A really simple calculator for working out how long a supply of coffee will last you and your friends. It even got a bit of media coverage:

"Handy for your office or home"

-- Adam Pash from Lifehacker.com

"...all coffee drinkers will immensely appreciate"

-- makeuseof.com

"online abascus for the caffeine-starved"

-- LA Weekly

Visit How long will my coffee last .

Juice.io

A new project. Coming Soon!

Find him on

Twitter
He's @webjames on Twitter.
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Flickr
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Linkedin
He also has a Linkedin profile.
Email
Email him on james@webjames.co.uk .

News

New Blog!

2012-04-28

James started a new tech/interests blog: blog.webjames.co.uk .

New Toy

2012-03-16

James got a new toy - a new iPad, and on launch day - already addicted to Flipboard.

Learning JavaScript

2012-01-04

James signed up to CodeAcademy to learn JavaScript.

Coffee

2011-12-01

How long will my coffee last is born! Check it out !

Moved

2011-11-06

James moved to Solihull.

His Bookmarks

Just some of his favourite sites:

News/Blogs
Lifehacker
Gizmodo
Hacker News
Google News
Apps
Flipboard
Instapaper
Vimeo

Blog

See his blog at blog.webjames.co.uk

Blogroll

heroku-wordpress-svbtle Updated to WordPress 3.5.1

2013-Feb-10

WordPress has been updated to 3.5.1 – I have updated heroku-wordpress-svbtle to this version. I have also updated wp-svbtle to the latest, I have forked the repo so I can keep track of the changes here: webjames/wpsvbtle. The changes that i have made are: I have added a website link to the theme options to [...]

Enabling email on WordPress on Heroku using SendGrid

2013-Jan-19

In a previous post I told you how to set up WordPress on Heroku using the Svbtle theme. This post will expand on that set up by adding email – this is useful for password resets and alerts of comments. The changes in this post have been merged into the same GitHub repository as before. [...]

Thirty Million Footsteps is a Long Walk

2013-Jan-13

Link: ‘Paul Salopek: Going for a seven-year walk‘ US journalist Paul Salopek is going to spend the next seven years walking from Ethiopia to the tip of South America, retracing the journey of early humans out of Africa and around the world. I’ve read Bill Bryson’s excellent book A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America [...]

Hosting a WordPress Blog on Heroku with the Svbtle Theme for free

2013-Jan-13

In an earlier post I looked at hosting WordPress on AWS – whilst this is still valid this new post focuses on a different approach.  The decision to use Heroku was all do to with the simplicity of the set up, and the significant reduction of the hassles that go along with managing your own server. [...]

The White House Response To The Death Star Petition

2013-Jan-12

Link: ‘This Isn’t the Petition Response You’re Looking For‘ is a great response to the petition to “Secure resources and funding, and begin construction of a Death Star by 2016“. The petition at the time of writing has 34,435 signatures!