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jQuery or non-jQuery Calendar Schedulers

If you’re looking for Google-like Calendar for your next web-application than, here is list of jQuery/ non-jQuery but Javascript based Calendar Schedulers which you can use in your web-application to provide scheduling and/or even calendars.

Netbeans 7.0 RC1 Released

Netbeans has been one of my favorite IDE for PHP, I have been using it in my day to day usage for most of my projects. I have been using Netbeans since 6.x. I know it’s Java based IDE which needs powerful machine just like Eclipse. But some of the feature it offers are even not available in commercial competitors. One of the best feature is “Quick Search”, the way it provides search through list of file is awesome. Something similar I have seen is in JetBrains PHPStorm but could not find it in Enterprise class Eclipse.

jQuery 1.5.2 and jQuery mobile alpha 4 released

jQuery 1.5.2 is released (on April 2nd) as a bug-fix release of jQuery version 1.5.x, fixing about 18+ issues/bugs reported. Along with that couple of days back on 31st March 2011 jQuery Mobile’s alpha-4 version has been released.

jQuery mobile project is making good and steady progress though from their road-map published earlier I was expecting production ready release of jQuery mobile in Jan 2011. As I have invested into jQuery mobile as a technology and tool for one of my project and it’s obvious that I can not release that when framework itself is not mature for production.

Reading MSSQL BLOG column data with PHP

I was working on a migration script to transfer data from legacy desktop software to Portal we have developed. While migrating attachments (stored as TIFF files) in BLOB (Long Binary) in Microsoft SQL Database Server using PHP it was not a cake-walk. When I observed every time it was creating a file of same size (4KB). I quickly understood that there is some limitation (of size) for reading records in PHP configuration.

Google vs Content Farms and Spammers

Google frequently makes changes in Search algorithm, this count reaches somewhere around 350-400 changes a year. It means that there is some change in search algorithm everyday and it creates challenges for Search Engine Specialists and companies who are having SEO and SEM as their primary bread-and-butter. They just have to keep experimenting constantly to find out what works out best.

The change that Google made more than a month back made one of the most consequential algorithm change of last decade which has affected about 12% of search results.

8 Ways to Test Your Website’s Appeal

Your website is the online face of your business or you can say it is the “storefront” of your business (even if you have a literal storefront, too). Your website should be appealing and it needs to attract customers and keep them coming back for more. So evaluate your website yourself by asking yourself following 8 questions: