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Bluefish Programmer’s Editor in Linux 1.3.8 unstable released

Bluefish says “Bluefish is a powerful editor for experienced web designers and programmers. Bluefish supports many programming and markup languages, but it focuses on editing dynamic and interactive websites”. It is a great HTML editor for creating web pages. Still under development but rapid prgress. Next majour release expected is […]

Ubuntu 10.04 Code Named Lucid Lynx Announced

After the great release of 9.10 Mark Shuttleworth announced the next release of Ubuntu 10.04 as code named Lucid Lynx. Lucid will scheduled for release in April 2010. This version is highly significant because it will be offered with long-term support (LTS). This means that security updates will be available […]

Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala Post Installation Guide

Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala is Out . Download Now from Ubuntu Website. After Installation Just Tweak the ubuntu for more prettier performance. New installer, new artwork (themes, icons, wallpapers, login screen), ext4 filesystem, grub2, new software versions (Gnome 2.28.1, Firefox 3.5.3), the anticipated Software Center (instant access to thousands of […]

SimpleModal – A jQuery Modal Dialog Framework

SimpleModal is a lightweight jQuery Plugin which provides a powerful interface for modal dialog development. It gives beautiful overlay box with dark shade. SimpleModal gives you the flexibility to build whatever you can envision, while shielding you from related cross-browser issues inherent with UI development. Styles can be applied through […]

Fixing PNGs in IE6 with DD_BelatedPNG

DD_belatedPNG was created for the single purpose of allowing alpha-transparent PNGs to be used in IE6 without resorting to Microsoft’s proprietary AlphaImageLoader filter. As anyone who’s tried to use PNGs in IE6 before knows, although they can be made to work to a very basic degree, things like repeated background-images […]

Vector Graphics, Morphing and Animation with Jquery – Flash Like Effects

Raphaël is small Javascript Library.  Lightweight and super-sexy JavaScript framework that allows you to draw vector graphics in your browser. JavaScript library that should simplify your work with vector graphics on the web. If you want to create your own specific chart or image crop and rotate widget, for example, […]

Gnome Shell – Your Next Desktop Environment – On Fedora 11

A Majour Update of Gnome 3.0  is Gnome-shell. The Total Redesign of Gnome Desktop with cool and great features. You can test it now. In My fedora 11 Machine I tested that . This is my experience. Sad Part – Installation I Never got a Yum install or any rpm […]

Gnome 3.0 Quick Tour – Coming on Ubuntu 10.04, Fedora 13

Gnome 3, which will be available to install in Ubuntu 10.04, Fedora 13 will mark the first radical change to the Gnome Desktop since it’s inception, thanks to it’s “new” interface ‘Gnome-Shell’. Doing Things Better On first glance, the Gnome 3 Desktop doesn’t seem all that different from the current […]

Jparallax – Amazing 3D Effect with Jquery Javascript Library

At Last with out flash we can do 3D in HTML. Thanks to Jparallax. In website design it was impossible make interactive 3D elements with out a flash file. But latest jquery and the jparallax solved it. jParallax turns a selected element into a ‘window’, or viewport, and all its […]

Handle 404, 500, and 301 Apache Errors With .htaccess file

If A 404 Error happen in your web site it will show a not available page with no links. You can escape from this situation very easly. The solution is surprisingly simple. Use your .htaccess file simply put a line ErrorDocument 404 /index.php in the file. The error redirected to […]

CodeIgniter 1.7.2 – New Version works with PHP 5.3.0

A new version of codeigniter released on Sep 11, 2009. Derek Johns says it include Compatible with PHP 5.3.0 Added a new Cart Class. Improvements to the Form helper Added is_php() to Common functions to facilitate PHP version comparisons Modified show_error() to allow sending of HTTP server response codes, and […]

How to Install Ruby on Rails (ROR) in Ubuntu Linux

  Rails is a full-stack framework for developing  web applications according to the Model-View-Control pattern. It is working upon the language ruby, which is very easy to learn. From the Ajax in the view, to the request and response in the controller, to the domain model wrapping the database, Rails […]

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