How to find direct download links for music and movies using Google?

Be it music, movies or apps, I love downloading stuffs. But being in a college hostel, I am restricted from using Torrents and also almost all the file sharing sites are blocked. So I began to search for a way to download movies and music without being blocked and the idea of direct download links [...]

Managing Localized Language Websites, ReFreshingly Easy

We recently updated most of the localized language websites of Freshdesk. But it wasn't just an upgrade on the design front. Our aim was to build a robust and scalable system to efficiently manage translations. Now, if I say that I could get a new language website live in under 15 minutes, would you believe it? Here's what we did.

How to automatically reindent code with Sublime Text 3

Sublime Text 3 is one of the most popular text editors across platforms. Although a boon for a developer, it lacks a default keyboard shortcut to reindent code automatically. But the good news is, you can create your own key binding for it. For Mac OSX, Linux, and Windows users, the keybindings settings file can be [...]

Fade Image Within Sprite

Fading an image into another is pretty easy with CSS. Give the element a background-image, then on it's :hover, change the background-image. It's best practice to combine both images into one and shift the background-position rather than use two separate images, that's the idea of CSS sprites. But changing the background position will result in a scroll effect. What if you need [...]

How to deploy a PHP app to Heroku

1. Download and install Heroku Toolbelt: https://toolbelt.heroku.com/ 2. Install Heroku Push (because port 22 is blocked by University's firewall) heroku plugins:install https://github.com/ddollar/heroku-push 1. Create an empty project and Git Repository mkdir heroku-php cd heroku-php git init 2. Commit to Git Place the PHP files in the created directory Now add to git: git add -A [...]

Tweaks for TN Government Laptops

Windows 7 Pro and Linux BOSS come bundled with the laptops provided by TN Government. Let's admit it, Linux BOSS occupying an entire partition of 100 GB is just annoying. To remove Linux BOSS, follow these steps: Boot the system and press F8 Choose "Repair your computer" Windows Installer will load the necessary files and [...]

proBoot – Bootstrap theme for phpBB3

I have used phpBB for quite some time and it has always been my favorite bulletin board software. However, I feel that the UI has not been updated for ages. So I decided to use the Bootstrap framework to spice things up. Base style: proSilver Style Version: 2.0 phpBB version: phpBB 3.0.11 Demo: http://cegtechforum.com/forum/index.php Screenshots: Download phpBB Bootstrap theme [...]

A Day to remember – Interview with Bally Technologies

What seemed to be a very ordinary day, turned out to be one of the best days of my life. October 5, 2012. The day I got hired by Bally Technologies. In the hope that my interview experience might help someone in the future, I am sharing this post with you! Interview Process: Written Round Technical [...]

How to turn off the google safe search filter?

Many web filtering services such as FortiGuard sets the default google search preference as "Strict". While safe search proves to be very useful, it is also annoying at times. So how do we turn it off completely? Simple. Go to https://encrypted.google.com/ There you go! No more Google filtering 😀 For those of you who don't know about [...]

The story behind the YouTube hit “Emptiness”

First of all, Emptiness is one of the very few Indian songs which created a sensation in the YouTube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UyazvxYXTw The story cooked up in the video's description is as follows: Rohan Rathore was an IIT Guwahati student, who was suffering from Cancer. He was in love with a girl named Supriya more than anything [...]