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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.



Installing lighttpd Web Server in Linux with PHP and MySQL

By • Nov 10th, 2008

After two articles on installing Apache, lets take a look at installing and configuring lighttpd web server on a linux system. lighttpd (pronounced “lighty”) is a web server designed to be secure, fast, standards-compliant and flexible while having a low memory footprint.



Rules for Creating an RSS Feed

By • Jul 17th, 2008

Some rules for creating an RSS feed.



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… […]



Between Web Application and Desktop Applications

By • Aug 26th, 2007

There is a distinct line between web application and desktop applications. But over the last few years, this line is becoming thinner. Due to faster internet connection and technologies like ajax, web applications are becoming much faster and more responsive. And, if you have a local web server installed, a ‘web’ application can become desktop […]



Web Installer: The Code

By • Jul 11th, 2007

The last two posts on web installer did not include any code. I wanted to dump all code into one post – this is it. Please note that this is what I did – you don’t have to copy my code as it is. Just look at the code and modify it according to your […]



3 Simple Steps to create a Web Installer

By • Jul 6th, 2007

Creating a web installer is not hard – as a matter of fact – it is downright easy. You just have to know a few things. Get the database details, create the database, save the details. That’s it! Getting Database Details A simple four field form will suffice. The important thing to remember is that […]