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Software developer

MySQL database backup

Once in a while we all need to keep backup of all the MySQL databases in our system. We can easily do that with mysqldump, but one small issue with mysqldump is that it generate a dump of all databases … Continue reading

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Xdebug with PhpStorm on Windows 10

Tools Required: XAMPP Xdebug extension PhpStorm Steps: 1. Download & Install XAMPP (from here) 2. Download correct Xdebug extension file (from here) and configure your php.ini (xampp\php\php.ini) file with the following lines NOTE: You need to restart your apache after … Continue reading

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Zend Framework 2

Step 1 – Composer I wrote this step in a separate post which is here. Step 2 – The Skeleton Application In order to build our application, we will start with the ZendSkeletonApplication available on github. Use Composer ( to … Continue reading

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Virtual Host

What is virtual host? According to Wikipedia: Virtual hosting is a method for hosting multiple domain names on a computer using a single IP address. This allows one machine to share its resources, such as memory and processor cycles, to … Continue reading

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Composer is a tool for dependency management in PHP. It allows you to declare the dependent libraries your project needs and it will install them in your project for you. The problem that Composer solves is this: a) You have … Continue reading

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How to unblock the internet using proxy

Step 1: search on any unlocked available search engine with this term “free public proxy server ip”, you will be looking for a website that lists public proxy server ip, for example: (choose the highest download speed) copy IP Address and Port … Continue reading

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GUI Client tool for Closure Compiler

Google built some excellent tools for JavaScript development. One of them is the Closure Compiler. A common development scenario is at the end of every project when we finally deploy the code in production we usually minify and merge all … Continue reading

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Eclipse Open Source Developer Report 2012

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Oracle vs Google! (opening slides)

Here is the Oracle’s 91 page Opening statement: and here is Google’s 71 page Opening Statement:

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Bangla Pad Updated

Bangla Pad 2.0 Released!!. It contains few new features like better font, undo/redo, save and Save as.. now works correctly, also it now has a context menu for copy/paste. Download BanglaPad / Download Java ————————————————– Bangla Pad 1.3 Released!!. It … Continue reading

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CSS Minimizer

Update 5 April 2012: One more algorithm added. Now CSS Minimizer is powered by Closure Stylesheets Compiler developed by Google. ————————————————————————————– In my earlier days when I was very new, i worked on some amazing web apps, those are still … Continue reading

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We’ll never see another Steve Jobs.

Rest in Peace

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OSCON Java 2011, Talks

“Java: The Good, Bad, and Ugly Parts” by Josh Bloch JDK 7 in a Nutshell by Joe Darcy On The Cusp Of A Java Renaissance by Bob Lee Twitter: From Ruby on Rails to the JVM by Raffi Krikorian Who … Continue reading

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