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Learn How to Write Apps for the Firefox OS

Recently, Mozilla released its first line of phones, which run the Firefox OS. In case you haven’t heard about it, the Firefox OS is a standalone Web-centric operating system in which the development…

Exploring Software: Video Subtitle Translation

This column looks at how to make MOOC videos accessible to non-English speakers. The news that California State Universities were tying up with Udacity for inexpensive MOOC (massive open online courses) for credit…

Our little app in action

Getting Started with HTML5 WebSockets

Ever felt that in the so called two-way Web, updating Web pages in real-time is a pain? Well, the HTML5 specifications took care of that in a big way. Introducing WebSockets — the…

LAMP time!

Setting up a LAMP Server Remotely

It’s been said a million times over — Linux is awesome on servers! With over 60 per cent of the Web’s servers gunning away on the mighty penguin, the robust, resilient, scalable and…

Supercharged WordPress

Supercharge Your Self-Hosted WordPress Blog with Nginx & FastCGI

If you are running WordPress on a VPS, you’ve got all the power in the world to run the site exactly the way you want. If you know how to use that power,…

Getting started with CodeIgniter

Let’s Play with CodeIgniter

Here’s a basic introduction to CodeIgniter, an open source Web framework that helps to quickly develop dynamic websites with PHP. To get started, you need to install the framework (I assume you already…

Hello there, Foxies

A Letter to Foxy Developers

A look at what makes Mozilla Firefox the most developer friendly browser around, and how you can get the most out of the community-developed Mozilla Firefox. Mozilla Firefox is by far the most…

Tightened Security

Securing Apache, Part 11: Logs, et al.

In this final part of the series, we will discover how to strengthen security in Apache by logging and other miscellaneous ways. Configuring a system to be secure is indeed a key task,…

HTML + JavaScript = Android App

Build Android Apps Using HTML with PhoneGap

With all the hubbub around Android, it’s tempting to make an app yourself. But considerations like, “I don’t know Java,” or “I’m just a Web developer and haven’t ever done app development,” hold…

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