Our experiments

JQuery touchSwipe

TouchSwipe is a jquery plugin to be used with jQuery on touch input devices such as iPad, iPhone etc.

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Android DP / PX calculator.

After getting confused for the millionth time regarding converting Density Independent Pixels to Pixels (or vice versa), We decided to create a simple calculator to do it for us! This should help to determine what size to make all your assets so you can support multiple screen densities on Android.

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Videobox

A prototype for a pitch, which uses your web cam to map onto the internal faces of a papervision cube. You are basically stuck inside a box!

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Christmas 2009 Game

This was our 2009 christmas game, catapult snowballs at evil santa!!

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Boris Bike Tracker

When the Boris bikes started, we had a little look at (the limited) API's and how they could be used with Google maps. This experiment plots the number of bikes in each station over a 24 hour time period to show the migrations of Boris bikes.

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Prototypes, Experiments and things just for fun...

With the pool of technical talent and passion for general geekery amongst the staff at Skinkers, we needed a place where they could channel their extracurricular activities. That's why we created Skinkers Labs, a place to explore new technology, prototype ideas and just knock stuff up for the fun of it.

Below is the latest idea to hit the Labs and on the left are some of our older experiments.

Our latest experiment

JQuery touchSwipe

TouchSwipe is a jquery plugin to be used with jQuery on touch input devices such as iPad, iPhone etc.

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