Technology

Facebook Group Search Web App

I have been working on my OpenSprinkler mobile web application and decided to port the new installer I developed over to my Facebook application. This allows an easier deployment of the web app. I also wanted to discuss recent changes that have occurred. Facebook pushed new changes to the FB SQL methods that changed how comments were polled. These changes broke my older code but the code has been updated to support the current system. Also, I wanted to share some screenshots of the fully working application from my setup something I neglected to do in the past. (more…)

By Samer Albahra, ago
Technology

OpenSprinkler with Custom Web App (Updated)

I recently purchased an OpenSprinkler from Ray's Hobby and am very impressed thus far! The device has accomplished its primary task of moving the controls away from a central box in the garage to any networked device (iPhone, iPad, laptop, etc.). It comes provided with a wonderful web interface out of the box. The install was very easy! I already had a Hunter irrigation control system and simply unplugged everything from it and moved over the connections to the OpenSprinkler. I even used the housing of the old system to house the new system. Below is a picture of the final physical install: (more…)

By Samer Albahra, ago
Technology

Security Camera Viewer

For the last few weeks I have been working on a replacement application to the one provided by Logitech with their Alert security cameras. The reason being speed and features. I previously touched on the shortcomings of the Logitech software however to reiterate the bulk of it lies in a Read more…

By Samer Albahra, ago
Technology

iOS Webapp Startup Image

Recently, I have been working on my webapp, Rossie Rotation Advice, which helps Ross University medical school students in their clinical clerkships by allowing them to search for advice. The source of the content is Facebook where there is a group used by students to interact with others. The webapp Read more…

By Samer Albahra, ago