Tagged: Web Developer

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.

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:

Posting or Uploading Files using cURL with PHP

cURL is very important tool for PHP programmers, we tends to do so many thing with using this tool. Posting data, imitating a form post and lot more, it’s usage is countless. Some time back I came across situation where we have to post files to a 3rd party faxing service. I knew there are many possibilities but I didn’t wanted to get into sockets and file stream to get this done, just wanted to post FILE in addition to rest of the post data.

Best Free Website Uptime Monitor

I came across a post on Mashable about an article on 10 Free Website Uptime Monitoring services, out of that I have analyzed and found 2 of them the best free solution out of all. One is UptimeRobot and another one is pingdom. Whether you have single website or multiple, if you want to check and monitor uptime of your website to verify the reliability of your web-server or hosting company then you should deploy up-time-monitoring service for your website/web-application. If you are running critical application than one should consider buying or using one for monitoring them.

Web Developer Toolbar for Firefox – Best ever extension for Designer/Developer

It has been now around 2 year since I am using Web Developer Toolbar with Firefox and believe it’s kind of I can’t live without…! Whenever I go if I install it immediately if I have to deal with web-development. It’s really helpful when we are debugging web-applications. I would like to thank Chris Pederick for his efforts and time he spent behind development of such a useful toolbar extension for Firefox.