Google Topeka

As a sign of gratitude to city of Topeka, Kansas renaming their city to Google. Google on behalf has renamed the company to Topeka as officially announced on their blog. Go ahead Topeka it on Topeka’s search engine. http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2010/04/different-kind-of-company-name.html Happy April 1st Apr 1, 2010lopau

Hit by Xoom Remittance to the Philippines

Seems alot of people are complaining on the new policy of Xoom. Xoom recently announced that they would stop remittance to the Philippines from non US credit cards or accounts. http://blog.xoom.com/2010/03/new-minimum-send-amounts-payment-source.html And later confirmed by an email I sent to their customer service. Thank you for contacting Xoom Customer Service. Firstly, I would like to […]

I keep losing Pagerank

I just noticed that I lost my pagerank on this blog again “Pagerank not Available”. Actually it has been on and off since last year. Check my post last year when my page rank disappered and then came back. Wierd, as I’m not doing any duplicate content and actually this blog hasnt that been active […]

Force.com Certified Developer

Okay been studying force.com for awhile now and I just enrolled for the exam for Force.com Certified Developer. Still one month and half to go but I still need alot of preparation. I’ll take the proctored exam April 21st. Wish me luck. Feb 24, 2010lopau

Looking back at 2009

Wow time flies real fast. Before anything else I want to greet everybody a happy holiday and hope you have a blast last Christmas. This year has been good to me specially after my car accident last February where I wrecked our car but came out with just just some minor bruise and a couple […]

Word Wrap on Eclipse

Over the past few months I’ve changed my working environment(IDE) for PHP from Dreamweaver, which I have been using for the last past years with occasional use of PHP Designer 2007, 2008. It did the work but I wanted more features and tools. Then I switched to ZendStudio built on Eclipse. It was complete and […]

Google Adwords Pending/Under Review

Seems like I’m not the only one experiencing this issue with running a new ad on Google Adwords. Previously when I run an ad it would get approved in less than 5 minutes. Now it’s more than 24 hours and my ad is still not running. The ad is even a simple one, we just […]

Capturing from a miniDV to a PC

Well this is sort of a short review and a tutorial on how to capture from a minDV Sony handycam to your PC. But before that here are some background. I still have this Sony DCR-HC48 camcorder that I bought couple of years ago back when HD camcorder were still pretty expensive about $800-$1500. With […]

Ajax caching issue with IE workaround

If you’ve been developing websites I’m sure you pretty feel a little nausea from browser refreshing after an operation and prefer to work with AJAX for updating, deleting or loading some data from your DB with out the page reloading. Most commonly used is http request is GET, your script runs flawlessly with Firefox, Chrome […]

Taking up Photography

Been a very busy month and couldn’t find time to write a blog til now but I wanted to update you on somethings I have been doing.  I mentioned on my about page I’m a jack of all trades, now some new skill got added. I’m now into photography too. Just recently I finally got […]