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How iVisa’s New API May Change the Travel Industry

Working with GUI (Graphical User Interface) implementation means learning about many different APIs. Occasionally, an interesting API (Application Programming Interface) comes along that deserves further analysis and recognition. One of the most interesting in recent memory belongs to the travel service iVisa. Continued…

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Auto Backup feature, Android 6.0

Recently I found out that Android 6.0, Marshmallow, introduced Auto Backup system for application data.
It runs in the background, and from time to time backs up application data to your Google account. It is important to mention that these data doesn’t count as storage space, so no need to worry about that. Auto Backup can be disabled, but mostly the users are not aware that it even exists. This can, potentially, cause a security risk. For example, someone installs a Twitter app, and removes it from the phone, thinking it deleted all the data related to login. But then someone could install it back again and get access to the account because backup will restore everything back as it was before uninstalling.
From the developers side of view, we can resolve this by adding:

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How to install Genymotion on Ubuntu

genymotion-ubuntuGenymotion is a great tool for testing Android applications. It overcomes Android SDK emulator in every way.

Here are a few steps needed for setting up genymotion on Ubuntu 14.04.


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How to fix: “last item not visible in TreeView”

As reported this problem is somehow related to Visual Styles usage in .Net. This is known issue and is recognized by Microsoft. There are a few ways to fix this problem. Let’s start with the easiest one. Note that this problem occurs in cases when treeView is dynamically populated.

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What is the point of Klout?


I created my Klout profile almost 2 years ago. At first it was cool, as soon as I register my Klout score was 10, by default. Even throw I didn’t know what exactly does it represents, I wanted to

make it better. I invited my friends to join, few of them accepted, but they were the ones I least expected to do so. Probably they though if the invitation is sent from me it has to be good, because I’m 100% sure that they have even less clue on what is the point of Klount then me. So I started to wonder that was the think that drawn  me to Klout  and more importantly what keep me with it for two years now. Continued…

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Admiror Gallery 4.5 for Joomla 2.5.x Released!

Finally after a long time avaiting Admiror Gallery for Joomla 2.5.x has been released. 🙂

In the first week after releasing there has been more than 4000 downloads. That proves us that Admiror Gallery’s new version was big success.

There has been some improvements in image handling and a new template additions.

In Admiror Gallery 4.5, galleryView comes as a default template as most users requested it.

If you have any new feature request, suggestions, or bug to report you can do the on the official forum :

There are, also, plans for porting Admiror Gallery for Joomla 3.5 when it comes out in the 3Q of 2013.

Until then, you can download the Admiror Gallery 4.5 for Joomla 2.5 from Joomla Extensions site, or directly from Admiror Gallery page

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Nice jQuery plugin Chat limiter

I came across a nice jQuery plugin for limiting number of char entered in input or textarea element called Charlimiter.

There is also a option for auto generated counter  or you can define your own.

Tested it and can confirm them it works briliantly in the latest versions of Firefox, Chrome, Opera and IE.

Anyway here is the link: Charlimiter, so check it out.

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Android vs Apple iOS market share in 2012 infographic

Checkout the great infographic, made by MBA Online, displaying Android market share growth  in 2012 comparing it with Apple iOS :


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Sending an e-mail from GoDaddy hosting

Well you might think why I’m writing about this simple task. Well I also thought it will be easy, but it turned out to be very annoying task.

If you keep getting a similar error message like this:

The original message was received at Mon, 17 Sep 2012 01:44:16 -0700
from localhost []

—– The following addresses had permanent fatal errors —–
(reason: 553 sorry, your mail was administratively denied. (#5.7.1))

—– Transcript of session follows —–
… while talking to Continued…

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How to set the selected option of <select> tag from the PHP

There is a few ways to do this. The easiest way to do this is in fact really simple, you just need to add a keyword “selected” to the option that you want selected.
For example, if You have something like this:

   <option value="1">Apple</option>
   <option value="2">Samsung</option>
   <option value="3">HTC</option>


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