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HowTo: Pre-load images using JavaScript HTML without jQuery

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fast-loading pages are pleasing for the visitors. One way to decrease loading times and enhance performance involves maximizing image display efficiency. The times you will need to preload images will almost always involve JavaScript and some degree of interactivity. Note: preloading images does not reduce bandwidth! It only decreases apparent load time, thereby enhancing user […]

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Phishing email passes Yahoo’s filter

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

This morning as I was checking my email, I have noticed en email from “Apple” saying “Your Account is temporaraily frozen” (temporaraily is spelled wrong :) ) As I have an account from apple I urged myself into clicking the link, but then I saw the domain to which it points. As you can see […]

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Yahoo account phishing email passes Yahoo’s spam/phishing filter

| February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Today I have received and email in my inbox on my yahoo account that looks like this: this email has a sender “Yahoo!” and a very intimidating message: “Our system detected an error in your account, we strongly advise you update your account to avoid account Suspension or De-activation.“. Other thing that should make you […]

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Android: Fixed Header and Add Table Rows Dynamically

| October 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

I have been playing around with the TableLayout in android and I was trying to find how to have a fixed header row and how to populate the table dynamically. First to create the layout xml. The simulation of the fixed row, as you can see in many android blog posts or portals, is done […]

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HowTo: Stay annonymus on the WEB: Short Tor usage guide

| August 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

How much important is your privacy to you? I am sure that you know that every site you visit is seeing your IP address, put cookies on your machine and that it can dig a lot of information as your OS, your borwser, location etc… For most of the users that is not a big […]

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HowTo: Android Studio start up error “caches are locked”

| July 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Problem: After running once successfully, Android Studio is getting failed to open. The error is: Files in C:\Program Files (x86)\Android\android-studio\system\caches are locked. Android Studio will not be able to start. Solution: 1- Go to folder where android-studio is installed. (C:\Program Files (x86)\Android\android-studio) 2- Now go back to previous folder. (C:\Program Files (x86)\Android) 3- Right click […]

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Android Studio Open Existing Project Issue: Could not fetch model of type ‘IdeaProject’ using Gradle distribution

| July 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

I have recently started to use Android Studio. I was trying to open an existing projec and I’ve got this error: To solve this issue, delete the “.idea” and the “.gradle” directories under the project directory and try to open again the project by re-importing. Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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Backbone.js Example with SoundCloud API

| May 5, 2013 | 1 Comment

In this post I am going to elaborate on an example of implementation of the SoundCloud (further SC) API with Backbone.js. The implementation of the SC API can be done without Backbone.js, but in the process of building a Single Page web application the usage of a MV* library (framwork) is essential. First off course […]

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Function Scheduling in NodeJS

| March 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

In web applications the need of scheduling on the server side is very important. One example is when you need to clean the expired session of your HTTP server, another would be doing some periodic input/output operations on files. For situations like this you will need to setup a repetitive mechanism to do the job.  The task […]

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Mongoose DataTable server-side processing

| March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

In web site/application, developers often need to display formatted information. The common layout to display them is using tables. One free jQuery plugin that is nice and really easy to setup is DataTable plugin. This plugin allows to create really nice looking tables with advance functionalities. And one of them is the server-side data processing that allow the table to fetch, filter […]

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