Tag: tips

How to determine Water Heater Age

It is hard to find the date of manufacture of Hot Water Tank, or Water Heater. Most of time they do not put the date on the plate. But we can decode from the serial number. Let me show you how to determine the age of Hot Water Tank of different brand. Manufacturer Trade Names

Asus O!Play HDP-R1 V1.38N

Last time I upgraded Asus O!Play to v1.33N in last Oct. So check the official site, found the latest one is v1.38N. There is also v1.35N in between. The updates from v1.33 to v1.38 are below. Add new feature: Hungarian menu support. Fix bug: O!Play will restart when inserting ASUS HS-1000W. Added MKV header compression

Another Ten PHP Optimization Tips

I wrote PHP Optimization to improve performance. Now I have another ten PHP optimization tips for you. 1. Single-quoted strings. Use single quote when possible. It is faster than double quote. If it is string only, just pick single quotes. 2. The way output data. Could you point which is the fastest way to output

Google Chart API

Google introduced it Chart API last December. For reference, I noted here my tips. I need a 3D Pie chart. The code should looks like below: <img src=”https://chart.apis.google.com/chart?cht=p3&chd=t:50,10,40&chs=500×200&chl=PR|HTTP Status|Whois”/> The code can break down as shown here: “cht=p3” is the chart type, in this case, a 3D pie chart. “chd=t:50,10,40” are the chart values, text-encoded,

jQuery category created

From today, I will start to learn jQuery framework. I compared the popular five Ajax toolkits, including jQuery. Now I choose jQuery as my Ajax toolkit. I will build a Inout Board system by PHP, MySql and jQuery. To replace current Pentacle InOut Board based on the ASP and Access. There is category, Ajax, in

Top 10 Ubuntu Blogs

I have a Ubuntu installation on one of my desktop. I am not a expert of Linux, but I like the spirit of Linux. Free and Open. I alway get the tips, referrence, howtos from these top 10 Ubuntu Blogs. 1) Ubuntu Geek 2) Ubuntu Blog 3) Mark Shuttleworth 4) Ubuntu Fridge 5) All about