CodeIgniter 2.0 Is Baking

Just when I was loosing all hopes about CodeIgniter, yesterday EllisLab announced about their move to assembla and mercurial, in that there was a small but significant news about CodeIgniter 2.0. A quick look into the change log revealed PHP 4 support is deprecated. Features new to 2.0.0 may not be support PHP 4, and […]

How to get Latitude/Longitude from an address (or Geocoding ) using PHP

While Google’s documents for maps API does good job in showing how to get lat/long from an address in JavaScript they do not really show any example of doing the same with PHP.   So to make you life simple here is a small script in PHP that does that.     $geocode=file_get_contents(‘http://maps.google.com/maps/api/geocode/json?address=573/1,+Jangli+Maharaj+Road,+Deccan+Gymkhana,+Pune,+Maharashtra,+India&sensor=false’); $output= json_decode($geocode); […]

Backup your WordPress blog to Rackspace Cloud Files

  Update :  This plugin is not available any more. You may want to check http://pluginbuddy.com/purchase/backupbuddy/   We all have heard of importance of regular backups, but for a long time I had neglected it for my blog. But recently things happened that prompted me to take backups. While I was looking for option to keep backups, […]

PHPCamp is Back

Preparations are on for second edition of India’s biggest un-conference for PHP developers. It is going to be held on 9 January 2010 at Symbiosis Centre For Distance Learning, Pune. Check out the talks and if you think you can give a better one then please propose your talk. If you have not registered yet, […]

Barcamp Pune 6

The 6th Edition of Barcamp Pune is back in town on 14th November 2009 after almost an year. If you don’t know what is Barcamp check out the nice article by PuneTech and if you are students then why you should bunk the college to attend it. My first Barcamp was Barcamp Pune 3, which […]