Translating Web Apps into Urdu

Urdu language was born out of several languages. Mainly it borrowed its vocabulary from Sanskrit, Hindi, Persian (Farsi), Turkish, and Arabic. Urdu is extremely flexible in adapting words from other languages. For example, currently in every day Urdu language, as well as Urdu literature, words from Western languages are commonly used. Words like editor, president, … Continue reading →

Young, Brilliant, and Right – What Happened to All of Us?

When I was young, I used to hang around on an online forum. The forum’s founder was a wonderful German guy. He took special interest in me and encouraged me to learn things. It was because of him that I started learning PHP, CSS, HTML. He gave me free web hosting and even bought me … Continue reading →

Thank God! Finally…. They are Dead

Some people just don’t know how to make others feel happy. It is not for lack of trying, they are just unlucky that way. Their lives are the plain texts of sorrow and misery. As they grow older, all their good things become bad things. They usually live longer and end up growing into a … Continue reading →

Best Social Media Plugin for WordPress: Floating Social Bar

I have tried many social media plugins on different WordPress sites. During my previous jobs, freelance work, and on my personal blogs. The problem with most WordPress social media plugins is that they are usually full of features that I don’t need. Just like most other bloggers, I also want simple buttons that make it … Continue reading →

Out-Dated and Poorly Written WordPress Tutorials

It is fun to make sense of a poorly written tutorial with bad code. Last night I found an old tutorial with a nice idea but some mistakes with the code. I decided to write a better version of that tutorial. Fixing it was like a puzzle, and I enjoyed it. Now we will be … Continue reading →

What do I have to learn to write my own blog template from scratch?

Answer by Noumaan Yaqoob: Start with basic HTML and CSS. Write plain HTML/CSS documents using a plain text editor such as notepad. This will strengthen your understanding of HTML, CSS, web design, layout and formatting, etc. Blogger uses template tags so you need to learn how those blogger tags are used in an HTML+CSS template. … Continue reading →

Which SVN Client to Use on Windows

I was working on my jQuery Tabber Widget plugin and needed to check out using subversion. I was working on Windows 8 and had forgotten how I had SVN set up on my old Windows 7. So I had to go through the whole process again, trying different SVN clients for Windows. I decided to … Continue reading →

How to Convert Videos for iPad, iPod, Apple TV and iPhone

A common issue that most iPad, iPhone and iPod users face is playing videos in formats not supported by iOS devices. It would have been best if VLC was available for iPad, but it is not. The best way to deal with this is to convert videos into supported formats. iPad supports .m4v, .mp4, and … Continue reading →