The inspiration for this project came from the wonderful
The visualisations on the website were created using the lovely Open Flash Chart 2, and wordle.
The event-capturing code is hacked together using Python. Events are captured on my home theatre PC - which is an Asrock Ion 330 running vdr on Ubuntu Linux. TV watching events are stored in an SQLite database
The webpage-generating code is also a hacky mess of Python. A cron job runs the Python script each night, generating updated graphs and visualisations, and uploading them to the web server.
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The visualisations webpage template was knocked together very quickly using the awesome YUI Grids Builder.
The heart icon used on the loved programmes page came from the free silk set at

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