Archive for April, 2010

Taste the first cup of your Android mobile application – Part 1 : Setup Android development environment

April 30, 2010 By: admin Category: Android, Mobile

Android is an open source mobile operating system developed by Google. Actually, it’s not just an operating system, it is a software stack for mobile devices that includes an operating system, middleware and key applications. (more…)

How do I find the number of columns of a HTML table by using jQuery?

April 29, 2010 By: admin Category: jQuery

Some times, in Javascript, we need to find the number of columns in a HTML table which is built dynamically with the data retrieved from database. jQuery provides built-in functionality for that. (more…)

How to build, deploy and run uPortal-3.2.1 with Tomcat application server and MySQL database on Windows

April 25, 2010 By: admin Category: Portals, uPortal

uPortal is an open source Java-based portal framework with built-in portlets and allows developers to develop custom portlets on top of it. uPortal can aggregate content, present self-service applications, personalize presentation and content on the basis of groups and user attributes. The important features of uPortal are listed below as described by uPortal’s website. (more…)

Call to undefined function mb_strpos() or mb_stripos or mb_strlen or mb_strtoupper or mb_stristr

April 12, 2010 By: admin Category: dotProject

mbstring (Multibyte String) provides multibyte specific string functions that help you deal with multibyte encodings in PHP. In addition to that, mbstring handles character encoding conversion between the possible encoding pairs. mbstring is designed to handle Unicode-based encodings such as UTF-8 and UCS-2 and many single-byte encodings for convenience. (more…)

How to upgrade dotProject

April 12, 2010 By: admin Category: dotProject

dotProject is a very useful open source project management software, written using PHP and MySQL. It includes modules for companies, projects, tasks (with Gantt charts), forums, files, calendar, contacts, tickets/helpdesk, multi-language support, user/module permissions and themes. (more…)

How to retrieve all the radio button groups’ values in a hash table?

April 12, 2010 By: admin Category: JavaScript, jQuery

Some times we need to design a HTML form with dynamic radio button groups that means :

  • data is retrieved from a database
  • we don’t know how many radio button groups would be
  • we don’t know what each group’s name would be

We just want to retrieve values of all radio button groups and send them to the server as a name value pair. (more…)