Archive for March, 2010

PHP How-to: HTTP POST without using cURL

You wanna call a remote web service using HTTP POST in your PHP, but you do not wanna use cURL as cURL might not be supported in your web host. The following codes explain how you can do it without using cURL.

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Use Google History to keep track of what you’ve searched recently

Google History is a free service offered by Google where you can have a list of your recent searches on Google. Many of us may not have known of this Google service. It seems like Google didn’t have too much buzz about the Google History. Anyway, the Google History has some usefulness as follows:

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Wp-syntax plugin for WordPress to automatically format or highlight syntax on programming codes in your blog posts

If you’re like me, running a blog powered by WordPress which you always need to show some programming codes in a number of languages, and you want those codes to be well-formatted with syntax highlighted while being displayed to your users. You can then make use of the WordPress’ Plugin, Wp-Syntax to do so.

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Opera 10.50 for Windows, claims to be fastest web browser ever produced

Latest version of Opera web browser, Opera 10.50 has been released for the Windows. And it claims to be the “fastest web browser thus-far produced for Windows computers”.

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ZooTool – visual bookmarking tool by MooTool(s)


ZooTool is an interactive and beautiful visual bookmark tool for images, links, videos and documents. The ZooTool was developed based on the MooTools by Bastian Allgeier.

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Twitter Location API to support name of places

The Twitter Location API used to tell only latitude and longitude of the location where a person is tweeting from. But now the Twitter Location API is to be extended with the support of name of places or locations, such as “Joe’s Bar on Manhattan” or “downtown LA.”.

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