APC Alternative PHP Cache, is a nice little caching add-on to PHP which can increase the performance of PHP significantly. APC works by optimizing the PHP compiler and storing the final compiled code in the memory. So this saves the burden of having to retrieve the source file from the disk and compile it every time when a visitor requests a page.
Hack the Planet, the same group which hacked Linode just a few weeks ago, also hacked in to the name.com servers. This news comes with a chain of allegations claimed by HTP ( Hack The Planet ) . According to HTP and to put a long story short, they wanted to break in to a IRC network called swiftIRC and to do that they needed to hack in to the Linode because its the host of SwiftIRC. So to break in to the Linode they decided to break in to Name.com and acquire the linode.com domain. So they broke in to name.com and also at the same time one of HTP’s member found about a cold fusion exploit and they gained access to linode by using that. Continue reading →
Google glass made the headlines on tech sites since its been released. Glass really seems a nice idea but still the uses of it are really less. Even though Google has made available the API for it, the hardware elements you can address are limited. A programmer called Lance Nanek has found a nice set of officially unannounced sensors idling on Google glass by pushing a Android app to it via the debug mode. He has listed the details on his web site . Google Glass got,
Contact forms are vital for many occasions other than just for web sites. Even if you don’t own a web site some times you might want to collect feedback from other people on internet forums, facebook and such. If you own a web site, it might be easier for you to create a contact form by a plugin or coding it yourself. But there is very easy way to create a contact forms without the requirement of coding or integrating.
Jotform Instant is designed to do the exact purpose, Forget the coding or finding a plugin part, Jotform Instant is really easy to use as their title says “Instantly Brewed Forms” . Visit their web site and you will be presented with variety of form creation choices. Don’t worry its really simple and initiative Continue reading →
Google Panda and Penguin updates are a major nightmare for the link spammers and black hat seo people out there. These algorithm updates targets sites which has low quality content and back links pointing to your site. However this can be a major drawback for the quality sites too because, spam links are a thing which you can never avoid. I know this with my experience and personally I never do link building for my own sites. I believe that the quality content is the key and back links will come automagically if you have good content because people will link and share my posts on their web sites and such.
Godaddy is the cheapest place to buy domain names. If you want to register a new .com Godaddy got many coupon codes available just for you, $0.99 .com coupons are common and in any given time .com’s wont net you than $8 if you used a coupon. Coupons change time to time and I will keep you posted about new coupons on this link.
Nginx is the web server that people use for speed. And I have published a guide on how you can auto install Nginx. Few days ago developers have discovered a serious buffer overflow vulnerability on Nginx versions 1.3.9 to 1.4.0. This is documented on CVE-2013-2028. According to the statement , Continue reading →
If you want to get OpenVPN running on your server, the easiest way is using the OpenVPN-AS ( Access Server ). OpenVPN-AS is the commercial version of opensource OpenVPN project. But they are kind enough to let you use the OpenVPN-AS free for 2 concurrent users. Of course you can buy licenses and increase the user limit, But for personal use its enough.
Installing OpenVPN-AS is very easy compared to the regular OpenVPN and it comes with a nice web based management interface as you can see on above screenshot. Also the web interface has nice options like showing bandwidth usage, connected user info etc. You can run OpenVPN-AS on 128MB ram VPS or higher. 128MB of RAM is more than enough for this purpose. Just grab a 128MB OpenVZ VPS from Ramnode or BuyVM and lets get in to the installation, Continue reading →