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Post To Facebook Using Gtalk

Facebook status updates can be updated from mobile, mail and browsers. But now you are able to updates fb status via Google talk. 
Today I am going to share a Facebook application named fbbot@bot.im . This fb app is developed by me and can be used to update your Facebook wall statuses from your gTalk. 

fbbot@bot.im is a imfied hosted IM bot and is associated with this application. Application is working with Facebook Graph APIs and using the fbgraph.php class

Here is the simple process - 
Step1. Add fbbot@bot.im to your gTalk or Gmail Chat.
Step2. Install the application, Its very simple open the fbbot@bot.im fb app and click on "Go to app".
Step3. As you allow application with permissions, you will get a code something like FB23sjhwe7ywegwe...
Step4. Send this code to the gTalk IM bot, to the fbbot@bot.im. same as you send message to a friend.
Step5. You will get a confirmation message that you are connected.
Step6. Start using gtalk facebook application to post statuses. All sent…

Get User Profile Pic In Google +

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https://profiles.google.com/s2/photos/profile/{id}
 https://s2.googleusercontent.com/s2/photos/profile/{id}?sz={size}

Example:


  https://profiles.google.com/s2/photos/profile/101560853443212199687


  https://s2.googleusercontent.com/s2/photos/profile/101560853443212199687?sz=100

Create android apps widgets online

App Widgets are miniature application views that can be embedded in other applications (such as the Home screen) and receive periodic updates.

Here is a shortcut : try AppsGeyser.

AppsGeyser is an online service which can convert your web content into an Android App which can be shared and distributed freely. AppsGeyser offers 3 ways to create Android App : -
By URLBy web widget code.By webpage contents.

Get first link in Google search for a keyword using PHP

When you search Google for a KEYWORD and click "I am feeling lucky", you got redirected to this url -


http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=KEYWORD&btnI=1
You will be redirected to the first result link for that given KEYWORD.

I am not sure but knowing that first link for a KEYWORD may be useful for Search Engine Optimization or research etc.
Here is how we can get that link using PHP.
//Get the headers $headers = get_headers("http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=KEYWORD&btnI=1", 1); //The url for redirect $url = $headers['Location'];

Writing your First Mobile App for Nokia

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Writing your First Mobile App for NokiaSep 10, 2011
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You must have basic knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript and you are ready!!

Step1 :- Write your application with HTML, CSS and JS, and test it in browser. You can start with alerting "Hello" or a simple calculator to add two digits. Feel free to use JS libraries like jQuery etc. Put all these files to a folder. For example "HelloApp".

Step2 :- Create an info.plist file in the same folder there your main HTML file is situated.

Offline Web Applications Using HTML5 Application Cache

HTML5 provides a way to use application even when you are offline, developers can list the files that are required for the Web application to work offline and browser keep a copy of that files using its caching mechanisms.

A manifest file is a text file contains the file list. A web browser will read the list of URLs from the manifest file, download the resources, cache them locally, and automatically keep the local copies up to date as they change. When user try to access the web application without a network connection, web browser will automatically switch over to the local copies instead.

To enable the application cache for an app, include the manifest attribute on the document's html tag, like this

...
A manifest file must be served with the mime-type text/cache-manifest. You may need to add a custom file type to your web server or .htaccess configuration.

For example, to serve this mime-type in Apache, add this line to your .htaccess file:
AddType text/cache-manifest .appca…

Managing HTML5 Application Cache in Chrome

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Sep 13, 2011
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To check saved Application Cache data by HTML5 applications, Navigate your Chrome browser to chrome://appcache-internals/