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ImageMapster is a jQuery plugin that create image map areas and put tool tip on the map. image maps will create interactive images. You can highlight a part of an image and you can put a description like drawing a squre over a face and put the name of the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2011 at ranjithsiji's blog
Google got a unique interface after the release of google plus. There was some wordpress themes imitating the interface. Now Bruce Galpin made a framework with Google+ styled buttons in his blog. The buttons can use text, images or both inside them and comes with the high-quality icon set created... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2011 at ranjithsiji's blog
Gnome 3.2 Released on 28th September 2011. The new version includes lot of new features and bug fixes that criticized in gnome 3. Since the last version, 3.0, approximately 1270 people made about 38500 changes to GNOME. The Gnome 3.2 is based on GTK+3.2 and clutter toolkit 1.8 Online Accounts... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2011 at ranjithsiji's blog
OpenShot, one of the most popular video editors for Linux has reached version 1.4, getting a many improvements and bug fixes: New video and audio effects New 3D animations New transitions Timeline improvements Powerful color correction and adjustments New keyboard shortcuts 15 new video profiles more stable video & audio... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2011 at ranjithsiji's blog
Columnal is a CSS grid system with lot of features integrated from other grid systems. The elastic grid system is borrowed from, while some code inspiration (and the idea for subcolumns) are taken from Columnal makes responsive web design easier. It is a 1140px wide grid, but since... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2011 at ranjithsiji's blog
The live Linux distro for media center PCs, Home Theatre PCs(HTPC), Media TVs released its version 2.0.According to developer Benjamin Zores, the team had been "struggling for months and years to design this v2.0 version, switching from one Media Center project to another", and even creating its own before the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2011 at ranjithsiji's blog
The Magazine grid is a modern CSS-Framework which comes with common magazine design elements such as pagination, gutters and basic grid. The framework uses HTML5 elements for structuring the magazine pages. Simply, an <article> element wraps up your page and <section>s define the portions of content. More semantics, less divs... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2011 at ranjithsiji's blog
Mobile HTML5 is a project that displays a comparison chart displaying the HTML5 features support in popular mobile and tablet browsers. The presentation is very slick easing finding out if that feature should be used on a mobile web app or not. Currently, the browsers included are Safari on iOS,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2011 at ranjithsiji's blog
Bonfire is a solid code base for starting a project in CodeIgniter, a powerfull framework for creating great PHP applications with lightning speed. Bonfire includes an elegent and customizable admin UI for every project. It also includes a module generator, by using this a developer can generate a database CRUD... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2011 at ranjithsiji's blog
At last end of 2011 the award winning editing software "Light Works" coming into linux. Editshare, the company owned lightworks currently announced a free downloadable beta version of lightworks 10 for windows platform earlier this year. The stable release of the Non Linear video editor Lightworks will be available in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2011 at ranjithsiji's blog
The community contribution of ubuntu 11.10 wallpapers are shortlisted in the flickr pool. Nearly 44 wallpapers are shortlisted for inclution of next ubuntu. The wallpapers are chosen from almost 2000 submissions of numerous users/creators/designers/Ubuntu lovers, but, for now, just 44 shortlisted images have been selected and they are ready for... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2011 at ranjithsiji's blog
I came across a problem when to connect a Tata photon plus (Huawei EC156) Modem in Ubuntu. You can use the same method in fedora. By default it is not recognizing in ubuntu. When I plugged in the blue light starts blinking but not taken by the default network manager... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2011 at ranjithsiji's blog
The Gimp 2.7.3 has been released.. This is the third development release of gimp in its dev channel 2.7.x . The stable release will be 2.8 . This time it is almost production ready software with most anticipated features single window mode, on canvas text editing, active text widgets and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2011 at ranjithsiji's blog
Google simply avoided firefox from its toolbar saying that the features provided by the toolbar are now available on browsers. But we cannot sync the bookmarks, view pagerank and more are not available without the google toolbar in firefox. And firefox started its rapid release schedule. The toolbar is supported... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2011 at ranjithsiji's blog
The next major release of Ubuntu is coming. The alpha 3 of ubuntu 11.10 already out. The wallpaper competetions are on. You can check the flickr pool for candidates. 28 wallpapers are shortlisted. Of which a dozen or so will be included Ubuntu 11.10 by default. They have been revealed... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2011 at ranjithsiji's blog
After nine months of work fuelphp 1.0 released. There has been a LOT of work that has culminated in 24,155 lines of goodness and nearly 40 people contributed to that. What is FUEL? Fuel is a simple, flexible, community driven PHP 5.3 web framework based on the best ideas of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2011 at ranjithsiji's blog
Faenza is a popular icon theme for linux. It is also used in some versions of android to create a great look. Recently a version 1.0 released. Faenza 1.0 adds a number of new icons and even launches support for symbolic icons in GNOME Shell. You will get the original... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2011 at ranjithsiji's blog
In an age where business dominates our governments and writes our laws, every technological advance offers business an opportunity to impose new restrictions on the public. Technologies that could have empowered us are used to chain us instead. With printed books, You can buy one with cash, anonymously. Then you... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2011 at ranjithsiji's blog
The Fedora 16 Roadmap is set. The version is codenamed 'Verne' named after Jules Verne. It comes with even more great features. After the dispute with Ubuntu and Gnome team fedora considered as a decent rock solid distribution with Gnome Shell interface. Fedora 15 performed with an unbreakable desktop than... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2011 at ranjithsiji's blog
After a short delay Linus Torvalds announced the release of Linux kernel 3.0. There is huge change in numbering 2.6.XX gone and 3.0 came. But no big changes or scary features. Regular changes of driver codes and updates. That is all. There was more excitement about the Linux Kernel 2.6.38... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2011 at ranjithsiji's blog
Orbit is an awsome image slider plugin with HTML5 features. It uses Jquery so it is a jquery slider. The size is near 4kb. Works best in Chrome, Safari, FF3.5+ (but is tested for IE7+, FF3.5+, Chrome and Safari). You can add awsome captions and use css3 to style it.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2011 at ranjithsiji's blog
At last microsoft is one of the largest contributor of Latest Linux Kernel 3.0 code base." Microsoft released 20,000 lines of device driver code to the Linux community. The code, which includes three Linux device drivers, has been submitted to the Linux kernel community for inclusion in the Linux tree.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2011 at ranjithsiji's blog
Now a days phpmyadmin is using widly for managing mysql databases in almost all hosting environments.Think of an alternative ? Chive is an alternative tool for PhpMyadmin, it is a webbased MySQL database management tool. The web-based user interface supports most of the common operations needed by software developers and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2011 at ranjithsiji's blog
I have a small inetwork in my home. We have two internet connections one wired line and other is my internet dongle. I used wired line most. One day I got stuck with that and decided to share my dongle to all others. I used a script called Nat script... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2011 at ranjithsiji's blog
Install restricted extras and utilities in Linux system is a real pain and time consuming. We are saying that all the hardware drivers are taken in linux automatically but we want to install mp3 support, rar support, acobat reader and lot more ... also it require a good internet connection... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2011 at ranjithsiji's blog