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GIMP Plugin – Web 2.0 Shadows

By • Jul 16th, 2009

Time to take a break from the WordPress Plugins. This time, its a Gimp Plugin. Gimp, or GNU Image Manipulation Program, is a software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. Its what we Linux guys use instead of Photoshop. Web 2.0 Shadows is a Gimp Plugin – or as Gimpers call it, a Script-fu.



Hello Script for C Language

By • Jul 4th, 2008

C – the root of all modern language’s syntax. Here is the hello script for C. A ‘Hello Script‘ is a file that contains the most commonly used elements of a programming language so that it can be used as a cheat sheet when working with that language. C is a general-purpose, block structured, procedural, […]



Alertle Launched

By • Feb 10th, 2008

I am one of the geeks behind Alertle. Its a web based RSS Reader. I am responsible for a good amount of the JavaScript areas of this app 🙂 Features Single Page Application The entire application is contained in a single page – everything is done through Ajax. I will not advice that you make […]



Defining Web 2.0 – At 3 Levels

By • Jan 23rd, 2008

Web 2.0 – almost everyone have heard the term – but few are sure about its meaning. Unfortunately, it cannot be defined easily. People in different fields have their own unique definitions for the term. In this article, I will attempt to define the term at three different level – the Philosophy, the Technology and […]



Installing the acts_as_taggable Rails Plugin

By • Dec 20th, 2007

You don’t have to write a lot of code to get tagging support in your Ruby on Rails application – you just have to install a plugin. This is how you install the ‘acts_as_taggable’ plugin… First go to the Ruby on Rails application folder and open a terminal at that location. Now run this commad… […]



A Secret Source for Great Free Icons for your Desktop and Web Apps

By • Dec 5th, 2007

Desktop and Web application needs icons. Icons make the app more usable than an all-text application. If you are building a desktop application, your framework may provide some stock icons. But if you are making a web application, you will need external icons. I have seen a lot of pages that lists many icon sets… […]



Keyboard Shortcuts JavaScript Library

By • Jul 21st, 2007

I have created the second version of the JavaScript Shortcut Library. It is one of my more popular scripts. This script eases the work involved in making shortcuts in JavaScript. Despite the many JavaScript libraries that are available today, I cannot find one that makes it easy to add keyboard shortcuts(or accelerators) to your javascript […]



Web Application Installer

By • Jul 1st, 2007

Almost all distributed web applications has an installer – it makes installation process easier for the end user. I will try to outline some of the most important things to look out for when creating an installer. Examples of Web Installers WordPress Joomla Nexty I have created an installer for Nexty – I used the […]



CSS Templating System

By • Jun 11th, 2007

In Nexty I used CSS to create a inexpensive templating system. You can see it in action in the settings page of Nexty. Currently I use it only for changing the icon sets. But you can change the colors and the layout using this system. Before starting, I must say that CSS is not the […]



Iconify Links with CSS

By • Jun 5th, 2007

Using icons is a must for all Web 2.0 apps. I have used this principle liberally in Nexty. When I was creating Nexty, I learned a simple trick that made using icons with CSS much easier. Go to Nexty to see the icons 3 Types of Icons I used 3 different classes for showing icons. […]