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My name's Sam Kelleher, and I am aSenior Full-Stack Web Developer / Software Architectbased inLondon. This website mostly contains a sample of work from my portfolio, tips, and best practicies for building web applications, and reviews + photos of food and hotels in London.

Interesting Login Screen

This login screen makes things a little bit more interesting for the end users by displaying an inspirational photo on the login screen. The images would be sourced to show ones relevant to the user (such as from their own user-uploaded gallery) from where their previous login was identified but a password re-prompt is necessary for certain operations. Read more...

The importance of due-dilligence when dealing with clients.

Doing business can be tricky. Whilst you might think you'll never have any problems, it's good to be prepared and know who you are dealing with. These are my practical tips and insight for finding out and investigating the backgrounds of people and companies you do business with. Read more...

Estate Agent Management Platform

Estate Agent Management Platform

A web-based and responsive application for estate agents to handle the day-to-day rental agreements of properties leased out to tenants on behalf of their owners. The application allows the tenants themselves to login and access the platform, as well as the landlords. Read more...

My Twitter wish list for developers

Twitter is a big platform, but could be improved - my wishlist. Read more...

10 tips for preparing for meetups and conferences.

Going to any type of conference or mid-week evening tech meetup is a valuable treasure trove of people you might want to work with. This might be new co-workers, creative and intelligent minds to share with, and clients and new employers. Here are my top ten tips (and a bonus tip) to help you get the best out of events like this. Read more...

7 best-practicies and privacy considerations to follow when choosing a CDN provider

Using content distribution networks (CDNs) to globally distribute static assets for your website or web appoication, such as it's images, JavaScript files, videos and downloads etc, is increasingly common. It's common because they are reliable systems, cheap to use, easy to get setup on, and take a chunk of work off developers from having to build and maintain these systems themselves. I've devised a list of seven tips and best-practicies to look out for when picking which company should be your CDN provider. Read more...

Londons first meetup for Twitter developers

Londons first meetup for Twitter developers

Brand new fancy building for Twitter in London who show of the premises for the first time to Twitter developers. A few photos of the night. Read more...

Is ASP.NET Identity 2.0 broken? Yes

ASP.NET Identity is the new membership provider that replaces the simpler system. However this is one of those cases where scope creep and an eagerness to please the theoretical standards have fallen short of providing real-world usefullness. Read more...

Top 10 changeable factors that influence programmer productivity

There are a number of often overlook factors that influence the productivity of a programmer. Many of them can be changed but are many that can be addressed before the working relationship turns sour. Read more...