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 average crowd attendance and the fans are so passionate.

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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 internet to install softwares, but if you don’t have the dependencies of the software, internet is required for the software to download and install it.

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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 PHP and the browser will take care of the rest.

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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 site.

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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 by me.

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How To Add A Simple Birthday Field In A Form Using jQuery

There are certain laws on the Web. One of them is the COPPA law which clarifies the minimum age of a user to signup for a site. The minimum age is 13. If any site allows users under 13 to signup, it is considered illegal. So it’s necessary to add a birthday field in site’s Sign-Up form. So I’m going to tell you how to add a simple, stylish birthday field to your Sign-Up form.

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How To Create A Simple Password Strength Checker In jQuery

A lot of new hacking methods are coming day by day. So it’s the programmers duty to make their user’s password secure. Here is a simple Password Strength Checker created using jQuery. The code contain a function got from WordPress (I modified it) which is the core component of the checker. This checker will check the following on the password : Have minimum value of 4 characters. Whether the username matches with password Whether the password contain small a-z characters and capital A-Z characters.

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Create Simple Username Availability Checker Using jQuery & PHP

Many sites have signup pages. Every programmers try to make the signup pages attractive by adding stylish input CSS codes and others. Why not add a stylish username availability checker ? It’s very easy to add and will work on jQuery versions 1.2 and up. I’m also going to tell you how to check if username is available in the server side. Of course it’s PHP. The checking is SQL Injection free too.

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How To Create A HTML, CSS, JS Code Editor Using jQuery

There are a lot of HTML editing services in the Web. Some of the popular services are JsFiddle and JsBin. These sites offer saving function to your account too. If you want to create a site like JSFiddle, then you are at the right place. I’m going to tell you how to create a basic HTML editing software using jQuery. The editor we’re going to create also has a live preview service which means that the user don’t have to submit the code form every time.

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Installing Wine 1.6 on Ubuntu 10.04

Wine 1.6 is not latest version for Ubuntu 10.04, but you can install it by compiling the source code and it works perfectly. See demo here. To install Wine 1.6 follow the instructions. Optional : Wine Team recommend you to uninstall previous Wine versions when installing a compiled version. But its optional. If the Wine 1.6 fails you can uninstall 1.6 and use the old version. Steps : Download the Wine 1.6 Source Code from here.

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