Create A Profile Picture Framer Web App

You might have seen your Facebook friends’ fancy profile pictures with the frame of the sports team they support. These days for any major events, the best way to support them is by adding a frame to your profile picture with their logo. Football (soccer) is my favorite sport. My state Kerala have a franchise club in the Indian Super League called Kerala Blasters. We are the largest club by…

Install Softwares With Dependencies Without Internet

Debian Systems like Ubuntu and others’ software packages has the extension .deb. With the file, you can install softwares on your system. While you click the “Install” button on Ubuntu Software Center or on Synaptic Package Manger, what the system actually do is downloading the .deb file from the server and installing it. These .deb files are installed using the dpkg software. It’s not necessarily required for you to have…

Download Zip Files Dynamically in PHP

Zip file downloading is used by websites. The most important and popular of them is WordPress. They use Zip files for downloading plugins, themes and even their versions. They do it ofcourse, dynamically. You just provide the location of the file and PHP will download it to the user for you. Actually HTTP headers have the main role in the downloading. Demo We make the headers using header function in…

Uploading Images Using Imgur API in PHP

This tutorial was a request from Anandu. Imgur provides developers to upload images anonymously using their app. For this you only need to signup for Imgur and get an Application Client ID. In this post I’m going to tell you the step by step process of uploading images using Imgur API in PHP. This is pretty easy. You only have to send a POST request to a file on their…

How To Create A Simple Web Crawler in PHP

A Web Crawler is a program that crawls through the sites in the Web and indexes those URL‘s. Search Engines uses a crawler to index URL’s on the Web. Google uses a crawler written in Python. There are other search engines that uses different types of crawlers. In this post I’m going to tell you how to create a simple Web Crawler in PHP. The codes shown here was created…