Improve your JavaScript code.

Christian Heilmann compiled a list of seven rules for unobtrusive JavaScript. I think it is a must read for beginner JavaScript developers. Even if you are a highly experienced JavaScript developer this article may give you few tips to improve. To me the most important rule is this article is the first one, “Do not …

Streaming Live Cricket

Someone mentioned following two websites that are streaming live cricket between Pakistan and India. I don’t know how good and authentic these sites are I am just listing the links if you want to check them out. Link1 Link2 You can also sign up with Willow TV to get a paid but better quality streaming.

Creating Cross Browser Compatible CSS Text Shadows

Sometimes it is nice to jazz up your website by giving text some graphical looks without actually using images. The CSS2 text-shadow property allows you to create shadow for your text. Unfortunately so far the only browser that supports this property is Safari. You can find tutorials on the web that show you how to …

Hues of Cricket.

Have you heard about the pink cricket ball? I bet you were probably amused by the news that ICC will use a Pink ball in some limited over matches. Are we turning cricket into a “girly” game 🙂 .Seriously though I don’t think this is such a bad idea. White color was picked because it …

Display external RSS feeds on your website.

You have designed a beautiful website. But you still do not get a lot of loyal visitors. The problem may not be your design, it may be the static content that is turning the visitors off. If you do not update your website regularly chances are people may not visit your website. Why would someone …

Save money or else your piggy bank will explode.

Want to save money but keep forgetting to deposit cash to your piggy bank? Consider buying yourself the new Exploding piggy bank by Tomy CO Ltd. This innovative piggy bank shakes, shines, and even ‘explodes’ to remind you to feed it daily. If you do not deposit money every day it reminds you on an …

Dynamically Resize Text

CSS, combined with little JavaScript, offers great flexibility to web designers. For instance, let say you want to allow visitors to change text size on your website. Now how do you do it? Using CSS is the easiest solution. All you need is few style sheets and a JS script to dynamically enable those style …

Best free software

Thanks to Open source movement there are plenty of free software available for our day to day computing needs. Here is a partial list of my favorite software. Mozilla Firefox: Firefox is considered by many as the best web browser. Everyday hoards of people converting to Firefox. The features include Tabs, pop-up blocking, themes, and …

Automatically Sort Vector Elements

Vector class in java.util package is very easy to use. You can add objects of any type in a vector. You don’t have to worry about declaring the size of the vector. You can just keep adding elements to your object and the vector will dynamically adjust the size. The vector will add elements one …