XMPP

How to broadcast a message to your Gtalk friends using JAXL?

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In this era of social media we all look forward to easy and utility tools to easily market our site and blogs. In this post I will demonstrate a ready to use script, which will help you broadcast your message to everyone on your gtalk friend list in one go. jaxl4broadcast.class.php jaxl4broadcast.class.php is an extension of JAXL library. This extension simply saves all your buddy list in an array while connecting with Gtalk servers, and then send out your custom message to all of them in one go. The code that will do the task: function setStatus() { $this->sendStatus($this->status); print […]

Web Development

Konami Code on Facebook : How to implement it on your site

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Yesterday while chatting with friends, I discovered an unusual thing on facebook. Unusual because I didn’t see any sense in what I saw back then. The process to discover this unusual thing is as follows: How to view lens flare on facebook 1. Login to facebook.com 2. Click once anywhere on your home page 3. Click the following sequence of characters using your keyboard 4. Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, B, A, Enter Key 5. Click again on the page or try to scroll the page up or down If everything is done correctly you will see […]

Life

Goa Trip – Beer, Beach and Dirty Dancing

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4 years and finally I had a long and wonderful vacation. Our (me and Sowmya‘s) last vacation was way back in 2005 to shillong and since then I have always said a big NO to all her planning. At times due to my workaholic nature and most of the times due to my laziness. However this time around I was given a surprise one fine sunday, when she told me “We (me, Sowmya, Ashna and Sashi) are going to Goa next weekend”. Day 0: Thursday, 30th April 09 As it proved out, planning well in advance will save you a […]