Archive for January, 2011

Sometimes, I need to keep the static site that runs off the G4 updated with live data. Most notably with web orders and any products that are updated on the live CMS. So, to begin with, I built a bespoke function that would spit out data and a process that would ingest this data. But […]

Turns out, the G4 really doesn’t like CakePHP all that much. Whilst I had tested the system on the G4, I hadn’t tested it in a shop full noise, children and mothers anxious to pay and leave. Waiting 2-3 seconds for a barcode item to enter the system once it has been scanned is simply […]

As well as being able to scan barcodes to get products, I wanted staff to be able to keyword search products or simply scroll through the list of all products. I have uploaded a quick video of the infinite scroll to youtube, so please take a quick peek and see how it’s done below… First, […]

The initial momentum for the till system came from not being able to find suitable solutions out there to suit our needs. To that end, here are is an incomplete list of things I need a till system to do: Act like a Casio till. Simples. Ability to connect to current online toy shop, and […]


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