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Google Search Stories

Google Search Stories

Did you watch the SuperBowl? If you did, you probably saw the cute Google ad about Paris Love. Did you know that you can make your own version of this video? Ok, I admit that it won’t be as fancy as the one created by Google, but it’s still cool. Check out the one I made above. I didn’t have to do any coding at all. I just provided the search queries and voila, I got myself a video.

How to Make a Favicon

Have you ever noticed the little icon next to the address bar in your web browser? It is called a favicon, short for favorite icon, that is represented by a 16×16 pixel square icon.

Free Joomla Templates

Free Joomla Templates

You may have heard about how easy it is to build a new website using Joomla. It is also very easy to change the look and feel of y our site with only a few clicks. All you need to do is upload a new template and voila, you have a site with a different … Read more

Method Not Implemented

Method Not Implemented

Let’s say that you have a site powered by Joomla. Everything is working as expected. You can do everything you need to do and then one day, you are not able to submit or edit an article. You have not made any changes to your site (e.g., code changes to Joomla)

Installing Ubuntu 9.10 on a Mac

If you are using a Mac, you might be tempted to stay away from any other operating system. Since the Mac is so easy to use and has a nice user interface, why would you bother using anything else?

Linux Howto for Everyone

Linux Howto for Everyone

Are you a Linux newbie? Do you want to know more about Linux? Sure, but where you do start? You start right here.

Troubleshooting Tips for Ruby on Rails

Although Ruby on Rails makes web development much easier, getting it set up is not so easy. There are certain quirks that may cause you grief. I”ve put together some questions and solutions I have come across when setting up my web projects.

Web Development Toolbox

You are a Web Developer. Now what? You need to arm yourself with the tools needed to help you with your work. What are these tools you are referring to? Come look and see.

Backup All SQL Server Databases

If you do Microsoft SQL Server Administration, you know how easy it is to back up your databases using the Enterprise Manager. Using the GUI comes with a price though. You sacrifice the ability to script what you are doing to other servers. What if you have other servers you want to backup all your SQL Server databases? How would you do it in the most effective way?

Shrink SQL Server Log File

Question: I have a transaction log file in SQL Server 2000 that is over 1GB in size. Does it need to be this big? How do I shrink it to a small size such as 10MB?

Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu

Out of the box, Ubuntu comes with a lot of applications already installed. However, there are some additional steps you may wish to add or configure after installing Ubuntu. If you don’t know what is Ubuntu, you should start by going here. You will be glad you did. Ubuntu is a Linux-based operating system which means it is free of charge. It will open your eyes to a brand new world you have never experience before especially if you have been using Microsoft Windows all your life.

How to Install VMWare Server on Ubuntu

VMWare Server is a free software from VMWare that allows you to run multiple guest operating systems (“virtual machines”) such as Windows, Linux, FreeBSD, etc. on a host operating system. For example, when you install VMWare Server on Ubuntu, you can run a virtual instance of Windows XP and a virtual instance of FreeBSD at … Read more