Saturday, January 28, 2006

Live Score Board with AJAX

A simple, no-fuss live score board tutorial. You may have been visiting's scoreboards, etc. Most of em are in flash, java, etc. But here is something plain and extremely simple.

All you need to know is some PHP, JavaScript and yes XMLHttpRequest.

Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Building a Tag Cloud

Building a Tag Cloud | Ruturaj's Home Page: "Building a Tag Cloud"

If you've been on and have been amazed how its done,

The link will help you do exactly that!

Monday, January 16, 2006

MySQL Jobs

MySQL AB :: New Event Feature

The future is right for MySQL, begining from MySQL 5.1, MySQL will feature a "Event" feature, which if you compare to its M$ counterpart MSSQL are termed as "Jobs"

MySQL have added a new table in mysql database, called "event". Which will basically hold all the meta-data for the "jobs"

Check a sample record from mysql.event
            db: tp
name: e1
definer: tp@localhost
execute_at: 2006-01-13 03:42:00
interval_value: NULL
interval_field: NULL
created: 2006-01-12 19:40:00
modified: 2006-01-12 19:40:00
last_executed: NULL
starts: NULL
ends: NULL
status: DISABLED
on_completion: DROP

Thursday, January 12, 2006

Thunderbird 1.5 is out !!!

Mozilla have released their latetest Thunderbird v 1.5.
It has got a lot of improvements like
  • Exporting / Importing RSS links as OPML
  • Phishing Detection
  • Security fixes
  • Server-side spam/antivirus support
One of the mails Thunderbird thinks is "Scam"