GoDaddy Site Seal takes forever to load

On March 8, 2016, in Browsers, Miscellaneous, by Anuj Gakhar

On one of my sites, I use the GoDaddy Site seal and sometimes, it takes forever to load, causing serious damage to the page load times. It does not matter whether you put the code in the header section of the page or in the footer of the page, it won’t make a difference. It […]

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Installing NetExtender on OS X El Capitan

On October 31, 2015, in Mac, Miscellaneous, by Anuj Gakhar

If you are trying to install Dell SonicWALL NetExtender (it’s a VPN client) on OSX El Capitan, you might run into a situation where it won’t connect to the VPN server and you might see this in the logs. [xml] 10/31/2015 13:09:33.292 [general notice] SSL Connection is ready 10/31/2015 13:09:34.301 [general info] Using new PPP […]


Packt Publishing celebrates 10 years with a special $10 offer

On July 3, 2014, in Books, Miscellaneous, by Anuj Gakhar

It has been 10 years since Packt Publishing embarked on its mission to deliver effective learning and information services to IT professionals. In that time, it has published over 2000 titles and helped projects become household names, awarding over $400,000 through its Open Source Project Royalty Scheme. To celebrate this huge milestone, Packt is offering […]


My 5 minute video intro using PresentMe

On December 17, 2011, in Miscellaneous, by Anuj Gakhar

This week, I did a brief 5 minute video introduction about myself using PresentMe. I thought I should post it here too. PresentMe is a great tool to present yourself and I encourage everyone to give it a try! You will like it 🙂


WordPress, Apache, Pretty URLs and .htaccess

On November 11, 2011, in Web Development, Miscellaneous, by Anuj Gakhar

In this post, I will try to cover all the steps required to enable pretty URLs in your wordpress enabled site/blog. I will be assuming that you already have wordpress up and running and if you are having issues with your Custom Permalinks, the following may help you. First of all, make sure mod_rewrite is […]

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Introduction to Present.Me

On April 15, 2011, in Web Development, Railo, Miscellaneous, by Anuj Gakhar

For the past several months, I have been involved in the technical development of a new startup Present.Me. Simply put, PresentMe lets you share your slides with the world while recording your video at the same time. It uses your webcam to capture the audio/video stream and then puts it together with the slides and […]


Send Video Xmas Greetings for Charity

On December 22, 2010, in Web Development, Flex, Miscellaneous, by Anuj Gakhar

The guys behind have kindly offered to donate to an orphanage in Haiti for every Xmas greeting card that is sent using an app my buddy built here: The idea is really simple – choose or upload a christmas card, record a 15 second greeting with your webcam and then send it to […]


Packt launches fifth annual Open Source Awards

On August 26, 2010, in Web Development, Miscellaneous, by Anuj Gakhar

The 2010 Open Source Awards was launched today by Packt, inviting people to visit and submit nominations for their favorite Open Source project. Now in its fifth year, the Award has been adapted from the established Open Source CMS Award with the wider aim of encouraging, supporting, recognizing and rewarding all Open Source projects. […]


New look ‘n’ feel

On June 3, 2010, in Web Development, Miscellaneous, by Anuj Gakhar

I have just now given a new look ‘n’ feel to my blog. Fortunately, its easy, pretty darn easy with WordPress, given the wide amount of themes available. Now, all I need to do is find someone to actually sponsor the free ad space on the right 🙂 🙂 Hope you all enjoy the new […]


WordPress .htaccess on Zeus

On January 23, 2009, in Web Development, Miscellaneous, by Anuj Gakhar

I normally don’t take up such tasks, but I was recently tasked to migrate an old WordPress installation to a new server and a new version. This sounded like a pretty simple task to do, so I took it up. Upload the files, export data from the old one, import into new one and thats […]

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