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  1. Geolocation & Beer: Part 4 – Finding the Beer

    Posted on June 2nd, 2010 by Neil Crosby. Filed under Blog Posts.

    Now, I know I said there were only going to be three parts to this series, but I’ve just realised that I missed out a quite important part of how I built Beer Near Me – how I found the beer! Even though Beer Near Me was only ever really built as a weekend project […]

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  2. Getting the CSS Validator running as a website

    Posted on March 9th, 2009 by Neil Crosby. Filed under Blog Posts.

    A week or so I wrote about running the W3C CSS Validator on the command-line. Yes, I know I said I didn’t need to run it as a website, but as it turns out the command-line version doesn’t seem to want to validate local files — only files being served from a web-server. So, I […]

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  3. WikiSlurp: Slurping Data from Wikipedia for Fun and Profit

    Posted on September 28th, 2008 by Neil Crosby. Filed under Blog Posts.

    This last weekend I attended BarCamp London 5, where I talked about WikiSlurp, my technique for accessing the wealth of data held within Wikipedia. I currently use WikiSlurp on both Is Neil Annoyed By and The Ten Word Review as a way to pull in additional information about the things described on individual pages. These […]

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