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How Can I earn money quickly?

Earning money is many people’s only motto in life. I am not saying that it’s bad or it’s good – as everyone will agree without money we cannot live. To ensure our life’s little comforts we need money; for food, clothes, education, healthcare – we need money. Even for getting love of the beloveds you need money. So there is no way saying ‘I don’t need money’. Those who say so – either they are […]

Check your Joomla! files

Very recently one of my sites was hacked. Nothing dangerous, but the intruders just changed the index.php file. The main file was showing message that it was hacked! So I had to take it off and check each and every file for change. Luckicly found only two other files changed. The hackers injected code to those files and that code was showing the message on index page. That day I understood how difficult it is […]

Just another component creator?

Are you a Joomla! developer? If Yes, you know how repetitive copying and pasting it is. When you are developing a component following Model-View-Controller (MVC) design pattern, you need to do the same thing many times in Joomla!. Often you need to copy and paste the codes. While doing work on some components, I was tired doing this copy and paste, and was thinking how to avoid this. And fortunately found this component at Joomla! Extension […]

How did I connect my Sony BRAVIA to Internet without buying the dongle from Sony

The Sony bigscreen TV on new stand with Sony s...

Recently I bought a Sony Bravia 32″ LCD TV. It supports connectivity to Internet over the wi-fi and ethernet cable. I was happy seeing its specifucations and it was written ‘internet ready’. Later I found the fine print – I have to buy a dongle from Sony to get the Wi-Fi working. The shop at Gulshan asked a price of BDT 10,000 for the dongle. It’s too much for me – $250 for a dongle!