Sunday, October 25, 2009

My Drawings


Monday, October 19, 2009

Add Speech recognition in your web pages

WAMI is a simple way to add speech recognition capabilities to any web page. Actually its a MIT research project.
I tried its working !. Further development is underway. One can try few live samples linked at homepage.

Read a tutorial here:

JQuery plugin to animates over distance instead of time.

Approach is a jQuery plugin that allows you to animate style properties based on the cursor’s proximity to an object. It works in a very similar manner to jQuery animate, however it animates over distance instead of time.

See a working sample and demonstration here: and Geographic Framework for .NET got Open Sourced

ShareThis and geoFramework got Open Sourced.
GPS.NET is a formerly commercial .NET component maintained by GeoFrameworks.

These two set of Open Sourced projects /code-base can accelerate your GPS / LBS development.

Check out these links

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Open Source, Java Script and PHP

I am fond of reading about new technologies and happenings in the software development world.
I am sharing about the new things I find on the web now and then...

Open Source:

Open Source is the buzz-word today ! Even Microsoft is going the "Open Source" way.
Microsoft has introduced full support for PHP in its Web Server Product called IIS. MS now help you install and configure PHP in your IIS by its Web Platform Installer.

Microsoft is promoting Open Source community and products on its site also.
Check out these Ope Source projects in PHP and Dot Net on Microsoft website.

Microsoft has earlier included JQuery (a open source Java Script Framework/ library)

In Dot net platform Open Source projects are increasing day by day.
Here are few Open Source projects developed in Dot Net platform:

Java Script

Java Script is really exciting, but was not earlier when there were no Java Script frameworks available out there.
JQuery has increased lot of interest of programers in JS.

Few useful JS frameworks, libraries and toolkits I have recently found are listed below:

I checked, its really awesome.

  • Check out this Java Script Tooltip Library that provides you very easy methods to bring up fully customizable tool-tips for any HTML element.

  • I found a good JS code snippet to show Client Side Time in the browser. Check it out here


  • Have you ever required to read from EXcel, PDF, HTML and other Data Sources in PHP ?
Try out this PHPExcel library for reading and writing data from Excel and otehr data files. You can create Excel2007 documents in PHP.
Check out all features here.

Will be righting again soon.

Good Java Script Libraray for Drag Drop & resize

Good Java Script Libraray for Drag Drop & resize

Exciting JS Tooltip Libraray

Exciting JS Tooltip Libraray

Check out this exciting Java Script tool-tip library. There are a number of customization option.
Usage is very easy.

Free JQuery Animation library for

Today I got a free JQuery Animation library for

I tested, the performance is good with Intellisence support in Visual Studio.

Compatible versions for dot net F/W 2.0 and 3.5 are available. Although the help system is not woking corectly but one can acquaint with it soon.

Its worth a try.