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Posts Tagged Amazon

Kindle! Better late than never!

I love a book, actually several books if I’m away for any length of time. You can get lost in a good book (much the same as I can get lost in secondhand bookshops!) so when my wife started hinting about the Amazon Kindle at Christmas I went looking…. We’re now a month after Christmas but it’s better late than never!

by Keiron on January 18th, 2011 | Technology | 6 Comments » |

Amazon Affiliate – Refined Searches

I read with some interest two posts on the Amazon Affiliate Blog today, and learned some useful information! The first one is for refining search results when linking to Amazon, here are the bits you need to know: &keywords= Will link to specific keywords in the search results. &brand= Will link directly to specific brands. e.g. Photography with Canon or Sony products: http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/?node=560834&linkCode=qs&tag=brav20&brand=Canon|Sony &pct-off= This is a bit of a different one, you can use it to get all products that are a % off or more, or all products between two percentages by leaving one of the percentages outExample 1: Photography products that are 40% off or more: http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/?node=560834&linkCode=qs&tag=brav20&pct-off=40- Example 2: Kitchen Appliances – Toasters between 10% and 20%… Continue reading »

by Keiron on March 13th, 2007 | Websites | No Comments » |

A first bite of CakePHP

I’ve long been interested in some rapid development PHP framework to speed up my development time, I’m well aware that starting to use one could slow me up in the interim, but once I was fully up to speed with any of the major frameworks I would probably find it very easy. So I dug my head into the cakePHP manual today, I’ll be honest I found the manual heavy going, but I’ve always felt like that about any programming language, it’s far easier to learn by example, SitePoint have a Tutorial that gives you a real first bite. I found the example really easy, but then it’s an example and you’re supposed to! Technorati has little on CakePHP, other… Continue reading »

by Keiron on February 18th, 2007 | PHP | 2 Comments » |