It turns out that the mail address in the code file was case sensitive, it wants all lower case now it works! It is always those small details! There are of course other things to check out and fix but it looks like the bulk of the framework is now working! Thanks to the great people on the net who produced this and then helped me get it started. I'm documenting that part over at http://tombrander.wordpress.com
for those who are interested in doing the same.