Technology

GNOME 2.14 & AIGLX

Basil / February 22, 2006

Gnome.org has a brief summary of the new features coming up with their version 2.14 release of the Gnome Desktop Environment (read more about Gnome itself here). I love the new features they have coming up for it, and I am consistently impressed at how clean & elegant-looking its interface is. I just recently installed Fedora Core 4 on my…

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Development

Upcoming tutorials

Basil / January 23, 2006

There are a plethora of articles about which I would like to write, and I will easily get caught-up and overwhelmed if I don’t at least make some kind of a plan. So, I’m going to write-up a short list of tutorials I plan to be writing soon with the hopes that it will help me stay focused and not…

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Development

XML Applications

Basil / January 16, 2006

I’m very pro-XML, so I wanted to compile a simple list of interesting applications of XML that can be useful. This is all part of my perpetual grand-unification CMS that I always say I’m working on. Amongst other things, it will leverage as much XML as possible, since its core rendering will be using PHP’s DOM XML capabilities. XHTML RSS…

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Tutorials

Now taking tutorial requests

Basil / January 15, 2006

One of the goals of HidayahTech is to share what little technical knowledge I have with my visitors in the form of easy-to-follow & comprehensive tutorials. So, if you’d like to request a tutorial, please leave a comment to this post with the nature of your request. I’ll start you off with some options: PHP MySQL HTML CSS Object-Oriented Programming…

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Development

Welcome to HidayahTech

Basil / January 14, 2006

After a rough start (still working on the Tawheed Collective), I’ve decided that it’s okay to have two blogs.  The focus of HidayahTech, if you haven’t gathered from the name, is on technology – but there will also be spatterings of science, and general posts as well. Now that I’ve got it looking the way I like, I wanted to…

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