The is a popular feature of Facebook that have been implemented by many websites.  The widget increases traffic and helps to publicize your stuff.  The Facebook official documentation about how to do this is here: In general, the process is fairly simple. Requirement – You should have a Facebook account (this is actually optional […]

Sample WebM Video
May 19, 2010

Below is a sample WebM video encoded with Wildform Flix which is a FREE WebM encoder. You need a HTML5 enabled browser and browsers that support WebM videos. And while at it, why not read WebM Overview. Which browser can see this video? I tested playback with these Chromium builds (Chromium is the base of […]

WebM Overview
May 19, 2010

On, February 19, 2010 Google finalized its acquisition On2 Technologies, the creator of the VP8 codec, the codec used in WebM. (On2 (formerly The Duck Corporation) was also the company which created VP6, the video codec used in Adobe FLV2 format.) On May 19/20 during the Google I/O Developers Conference in San Francisco, Google released […]

Download the Free software from Wildform (currently Windows only).  Check for updates, Flix WebM will also support 2-pass encoding in the near future. Open the input video (this video should be playable on your computer as Flix uses codecs installed in your computer to read the video).  Almost all format are supported: WMV, MOV, AVI, […]

The Andoid programming book, Pro Android Games mentions’s Raycasting Tutorial. The chapter is about developing games on Android, the mobile OS from Google. The tutorial refered is applicable for all devices, since it’s mainly about the concept, so why not head over there and learn about ray-casting. An excerpt from the book is shown […]

Chrome is shaping up to be the best browser around.  It’s fast and it is developer-friendly, with its own Firebug-like tools.  Under View->Developer->Developer Tools you can find the goodie. See below for screenshot. The Element inspector can be accessed with the Magnfying Glass icon on the bottom, and then you can hover your mouse to […]

This tutorial demonstrates how to use a custom view class (that is a class derived from View or its subclass) in an XML layout. This demonstration assumes basic familiarity with Android SDK and its XML layouting mechanism, the code is written in Android SDK 2.1. Creating The Custom View Class To begin with, let’s create […]

Here are some samples and brief explanation of HTML5 Canvas text related functions. A HTML5 compliant browser (such as Firefox 3.5) is required in order for the examples to work. Basic Text   Use strokeText or fillText, both takes x, y and maximumWidth. The colors are determined by the fillStyle and strokeStyle <script language=”JavaScript”> function […]