Tag Archives: MT264

Thoughts on Web Technologies (TT284)

TT284 Web Technologies is a level two Open University module now in its second year of presentation and compulsory on the solutions development pathway of BSc (Hons) Computing and IT (B62). From the module description: This course will give you an … Continue reading

Posted in Open University | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Thoughts on Web Technologies (TT284)

Results…

MS221 was a grade 4 pass. From the breakdown of the MS221 exam, it looks like most were in the same boat, with 79% scoring under 54%. I’m happy with the result (it’s free choice on my degree path) but … Continue reading

Posted in Open University | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Results…

MT264 Exam

I did the MT264 exam yesterday. I should have sat it two months ago but deferred the date as I was “unavoidably sent to another country at short notice”. The exam was damn near identical to the past papers I’d … Continue reading

Posted in Open University | Tagged , , | Comments Off on MT264 Exam

I don’t like exams

Two exams this week – MT264 and MS221. I don’t like exams, I’ve done the past papers and read over my notes but I’m still not looking forward to them.

Posted in Open University | Tagged , , | Comments Off on I don’t like exams

Windows XP SP3 in Virtual Box

This post is more to jog my memory than anything else but as I mentioned in an earlier post the OU’s MCT department has a Microsoft DreamSpark Academic subscription. Most modules requires some software. There are most always issues with … Continue reading

Posted in Computing, Open University | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Windows XP SP3 in Virtual Box

Small steps

Back in October I started to develop some serious shin pain and began the Army’s rehabilitation process. A better process than people give credit for – put in effort, take it seriously and it has results. It just takes time. Today … Continue reading

Posted in Open University, Personal, Running | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Small steps

MT254 TMA 01

First TMA on MT264 (Designing applications with Visual Basic) got returned today – 96%. I’m very pleased with that and exceptionally lucky given that I read the material in a week, attended one on-line tutorial and wrote the assessment in a couple of days. I’ve … Continue reading

Posted in Coding, Computing, Open University | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on MT254 TMA 01

Samsung NP-RV511-S02UK

I bought a new laptop the other week, a Samsung NP-RV511-S02UK. I have been using a Samsung NC10 dual booting Ubuntu and XP. An NC10 is a wondrous thing but when push comes to shove, a 1280×600 resolution is too small for Visual … Continue reading

Posted in Computing, Open University, Personal | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Samsung NP-RV511-S02UK