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  A couple of tips for beginning programmers


Whether it is football, quantum physics, a new foreign language or programming, the beginnings are problematic. What is more, no amount of advice can teach you as much as your own experience. Nevertheless, the following tips will help you avoid some mistakes, save your time and develop good programmer habits from the very beginning.Practise logical thinkingAlthough some may laugh at the stereotype of a programmer being a Maths genius, there is no use denying that learning Maths and Logics prepar...

   Programming,Tips,Beginner     2014-06-17 07:47:31


  What’s making Drupal gain momentum among government organizations?


Drupal has come up as a big splash in the world of Website development. Whether it’s an informative website or an e-commerce store, Drupal has been successfully utilized for meeting customized web requirements. It’s not surprising to find entrepreneurs, hailing from different business verticals, choosing Drupal for powering their websites. Joining this group of elite Drupal users are the representatives of government organizations. The noticeable popularity of Drupal has indeed made ...

   Drupal     2014-03-12 08:15:43


  Create wireless hotspot on your smartphone


It's now very common that you may not get Internet connection in first few days when you move to a new place. And you may have some important things to handle or you may just want to connect to Internet and share with others your new place. If you have a smartphone which has enough mobile data package, then you are on the way to enjoy Internet. Today we will introduce how to create a wireless hotspot on your smartphone with Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300. Step 1 Go to Settings -> More Settings ->...

   Wireless hotspot, Smartphone, Samsung     2013-01-12 23:08:39


  Using DateInterval class in PHP


DateInterval is (amongst others) a relatively new addition to the date extension in PHP 5.3. It allows to describe an interval in time, and you can perform actions with that interval. Basically, it allows to calculate with dates in a very easy way, and do even more fun stuff with it.Unfortunately no documentation exists today for DateInterval and friends, but PHP is open-source so you can easily have a peek at the code to see what’s happening under the engine. This is more or less what the doc...

   PHP,DateInterval,Class,PHP 5.3,Demo     2011-10-21 10:35:54


  Mozilla releases an online editing tool --Popcorn Maker


Firefox developer Mozilla has been sparing no effort to promote the development of HTML5 and Web App They officially released a product: Popcorn Maker 1.0. It lets people edit video online and produce video with interactive features. Popcorn Maker video editing website page is similar to the ordinary video editing software, but the interface is simple and easy-to-use. You can edit the video content with simple select and drop and drag options, including inserting text, links, maps, Twitter infor...

   Popcorn Maker,Mozilla,Video editing     2012-11-13 11:50:31


  Is Singapore a good place for startups?


Singapore is long time being considered as a perfect place for living and investing given its beautiful environment, warmly climate,  well-polished legal system and well-known richness. Its government is relatively young and open-minded. They like to take new challenges and embrace new technologies. It's the first country to open its government data to the world online. Many of you may consider that Singapore would be a perfect place for you to start your next startup. But the tr...

   SINGAPORE,STARTUP     2016-03-09 09:06:32


  User experience : Exception handling


Exception handling is the process of handling emergencies or unpredictable operational errors. The specific time of the occurrence of unexpected events and the actual consequences of the specific situation are difficult to predict. How to handle this unexpected crisis is also related to the user experience of your users. Let's first look at how some famous products deal with unexpected exception encountered by users:1. Goodyear tires can automatically expand when leaking.Tire blast is one of the...

   User experience,Exception handling     2013-04-06 05:05:04


  IE ActiveX(”htmlfile”) Transport, Part II


In my last post I discussed using the ActiveX(”htmlfile”) technique to provide a usable streaming transport in Internet Explorer. The solution I provided will work, but since writing the last article I’ve made significant progress in understanding why IE behaves the way it does with respect to the streaming transport. The previous solution amounted to creating an array of messages, pushing messages on that array from the htmlfile iframe, and popping messages off of the array in the parent ...

   IE,Http,Streaming,htmlfile,Transport,Act     2011-09-05 04:07:02


  Social media sharing codes


Social media is becoming a very important traffic source to one website. We can see social media share buttons or links in most websites ranging from news website to personal blogs. It is also a very important optimization area where many SEO experts recommend. There are many social medias we can share our links to such as Facebook and Twitter. Most of these website provide share button for us to easily integrate them into our websites, but these buttons usually have default styles(fixed size, f...

   Social media,Share button,Cutomize     2013-07-18 23:12:45


  “Native vs Web” Is Total Bullshit


The web is dead. HTML5 is the be-all end-all of the future. Users are spending more time on apps and less time on the web. You can do anything on the web that you can in a native app. Yawn. Here’s how I feel whenever I hear/read anything about the overplayed “Native Versus Web” argument: It’s not an either-or decision Why aren’t we still arguing over “Print vs Digital”? Well, because (most) people understand that each medium has its place in this world, and as it turns out, ...

   Web app,Native app,Comparison     2012-02-24 05:30:03