Jack D. Herrington (a senior software engineer with more than 20 years of experience) writes in detail on how to build a chat system on a web application using Ajax, XML and PHP.
To view the detailed information about the wireless networks in the Airport menu (hidden by default), hold down the option key while clicking the AirPort menu icon in the menu bar. The detailed information below the name of the connected network is:
On hovering the mouse over the network name for a second, a tool tip displays the network’s signal strength and the type of security it’s using. This is useful for quickly finding the public connection with the strongest signal.
While browsing, I came across this page which details the current projects DARPA (US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) is working on. After reading it all, I have to agree, it is truly bad-ass.
Another one from Collegehumor. In their words:
Parody of Slumdog Millionaire, if the gameshow had been the Price is Right and Drew Carey had been the one beating the truth out of that kid.
In a network system, connecting to your Windows PC from the Mac is a real easy process.
First you have to make sure that the folders you want to access are being shared from the Windows PC. On a PC, a folder can be shared by right clicking the icon, selecting the properties option and then the sharing tab.
If your Mac is connected to the network, then in the Finder menu, click ‘Go’ and then ‘Connect To Server’.
In the address bar, type in the name of the PC you want to connect to prefixing it by smb:// and then click connect. Read the rest of this entry »
A recent botnet which infected the PCs with malicious Zeus kit, just hit the killswitch taking down 100,000 PCs. The Washington Post recently wrote about the botnet using the Zeus kit, which steals information from the infected PCs using a Trojan.
Last Saturday I got my eyes operated for removal of glasses by LASIK Laser. All went well and I am recuperating very well. I am away from reading and writing for at least a week more.
See you all soon.
For setting a specific file type to always open by default with a specific application in OS X do the following:
To completely reset the dock back to the original factory settings do the following: