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Hi, I'm Tim Trott. I'm an experienced Software Engineer in Glasgow, Scotland, with a love for Photograpy, Space, UX and internet security.

My goal here is to share my experiences, knowledge, photography, and help people through writing articles and tutorials. I like to write about computers and technology, photography and astronomy, travel and cooking.

Fixing Boot Leak in 1996 Civic Coupe
16/05/2005Cars & Bikes
I have had a boot leak for the past few months now, and it's been driving me up the wall as I cant seem to find all the places its leaking from.
Custom Built Stainless Steel Exhaust in my Civic
06/03/2005Cars & Bikes
I'd been thinking of getting a full stainless steel exhaust for a while now, with a quieter and smaller muffler, and since the Koni suspension was fitted I had been having trouble with the lower control arm knocking on the exhaust each time I go over a bump.
Want a thing long enough and you don'tChinese Proverb
How to Properly Detail Your Car
03/03/2005Cars & Bikes
A guide on how to detail a car from start to finish including several tips to really bring out the best finish.
Recursive Find Files in Dephi
Simple and very useful Delphi or Pascal function to find files recursively in a given directory.
nPos Function in Pascal
Return the nth position of search character within a string.
Minimise Delphi Application to System Tray
Code snippet which will allow a program icon to be displayed in the system tray when the form is minimised.
Using Shell Execute in Delphi
Launch files and programs from your code using Delphi.
Prevent Multiple Instances of Delphi Application Running
This code will prevent another instance from opening, and pass parameter details (such as file open command) to the existing application.
Basic Engine Tuning Guide
18/05/2004Cars & Bikes
Tips for tuning the best performance out of your Honda engine using basic aftermarket parts.
Honda Civic Engine Guide
10/02/2004Cars & Bikes
A guide to the most popular Honda car engines from the USDM/EDM and JDM range.