Category Archives: web development

Twitter Places API

Gigaom reported that Twitter is going to launch “Places” API that allow user to link their tweet to specific location on a map. Raffi Krakorian promises that twitter places API is going to provide more contextual information such as a … Continue reading

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Simple OAuth using SignPost

SignPost is dead simple java API for OAuth by Matthias Kappler. I would like to share with everyone how I used this to connect to Foursquare. Establishing a Connection to Foursquare Establishing a connection to foursquare require us to create … Continue reading

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Making Google Search More Social, My Wish List

I have been spending the week playing around with Google’s search and map API for my location aware website. I would say Google has done an amazing job in enabling developers create search application on the fly. Review Sharing Google … Continue reading

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Mashing up Google Map and Foursquare

Location based service like four square is amazing and have a huge potential how we share data with our peers. Imagine if we can have a user generated content to locate places to get the best bargain in town or … Continue reading

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Introduction to OAuth Basic

OAuth allows you to share your private resources (photos, videos, contact list, bank accounts) stored on one site with another site without having to hand out your username and password. Giving your user name or password to a social media … Continue reading

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Top 10 Chrome and Firefox Extensions For Designers and Developers

I have used Google Chrome for the past 1 month. Google Chrome extensions may not be as many as the ones for Firefox, but they are definitely growing. Here are some of Firefox extensions and their comparable counterpart in Google … Continue reading

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Managing IFrame using Fancybox

Web 2.0 has enabled us to create mash ups of content within our site.  At the same time it also enable a new type of security attack, namely cross site scripting, commonly referred to as XSS attacks. Cross-site scripting exploit … Continue reading

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Geolocation is cool

I have been fiddling with geolocation technology for the past few days.Seems that this technology has been adopted by many famous sites. Geolocation aware sites Foursquare is a famous geolocation media where we can ‘check in’ to places on the … Continue reading

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Creating Custom Report in Google Analytic

Google analytic (GA) is a simple yet powerful tool to obtain your website visitor demographic. A few weeks ago I launch my experimental image gallery, Nu-LightBox. Ideally I would like to test that my image gallery works well for every … Continue reading

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Analyzing your web page performance with Page Speed

I notice that somehow my image gallery animation is very jaggy when I view it from google app engine.  The weird thing is when I open the HTML page in my local box,not through google app engine, the animation is … Continue reading

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