BT Home Hub Mod Tool in a while. To be honest, I find programming Windows Forms applications using VB.NET or C# really mundane; the constant juggling around form elements, focus, etc. I much prefer writing Web Applications using PHP, I just prefer the way of displaying an interface to the user by outputting a mark-up (HTML) straight from server-side code. Writing the next version in PHP will enable the following to happen:
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* Cross-platform compatibility - I can package a pre-configured Abyss Web Server package, with the Mod Tool and PHP for Windows, MacOSX, Linux and Unix
* More frequent updates - As said, I am much more enthusiastic about writing in PHP
* Easier to push updates - The Mod Tool web application could remotely include files on my website, so updates would be instantly available, and won't need to be downloaded/installed
PHP's socket support is fairly decent, so having a chat with the Home Hub via telnet won't be a problem to implement. When I get some spare time I may get cracking with this, although I do have a number of other projects to finish off first...