Archive for the ‘Software Development’ Category

Speaking your Audience’s Language – Localisation in the World Wide Web. Awareness Survey

by Pablo Matamoros - 21 January 2009
Illustration by Markus Koljonen

Most people, including technology professionals, don’t know the meaning of the terms internationalisation and localisation. How many people know what a localisation specialist does? How many organisations localise their products?

According to LISA (the Localization Industry Standards Association), “localization is the process of modifying products or services to account for differences in distinct markets” while “internationalization is the process of enabling a product at technical level for localization”. In other words, internationalisation involves the creation of a design that makes it easy to adapt a product for different regions or ethnicities (called locales), while localization is the adaptation itself. Internationalisation is done once per product, localisation is done for each locale of the product.

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Real Estate Website – Part 2, Database and phpMyAdmin

by Jorge Oyhenard - 29 September 2008

Mini PHP and MySQL Course Tutorial

Let’s see step by step, the logic to create a Web Application to manage a Real Estate agency using a hands-on approach and PHP and MySQL.

In the previous delivery, we discussed the elements necessary to carry out this application Web of Real estate, now we are going to practically see like Creating Base de Datos and the mentioned Tables. Read the rest of this entry »


Share Your Site With ShareThis

by webmonkey - 8 September 2008

Share ThisThe following article was originally published by under a Creative Commons License.

Who can keep track of the ever-expanding list of bookmarking sites, social aggregators and micro-blogging services? Not me, but ShareThis can.

It’s a little widget that you can add to any page to help your users share your content. Webmonkey uses it at the bottom of just about every page, including this one.
In this tutorial, we’ll go over the basics of using ShareThis, then dig a little deeper. By the end, you’ll be able to have your widget look however you want and emulate some commonly desired features, like the ability to e-mailing your articles a friend.

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