PHPNW12 Conference – an inspirational knowledge pot

"Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man."
-Francis Bacon

Fix wireless and touchpad issue after installing/ upgrading ubuntu

Recently I uninstalled windows on one of old my laptops and installed Ubuntu version Lucid.
I had two major issues after installing Linux -
1. Wireless network stopped working
2. My laptop touchpad also stopped working

Pretty Urls in Yii

Yii makes the process of URL management very convenient and effective with its CUrlManager class and the URL Manager
application component.
The application component is used to configure the paths in the config file while the CUrlManager class is used to manage paths of an application. In this post we will look at how to configure urls to make it look nice.

An inspiring day at the Manchester Girl Geeks Tea Party

Opportunity could take different forms, and this time it was in the form of a tea party and the opportunity was to learn and get to know interesting people. This was my first geek tea party and I was amazed by what a two hour talks over an afternoon tea could bring. The Manchester Girl Geeks ( @mcrgirlgeeks ) is a group of manchester based girls who are either studying/ working or just keen in STEM (Science/ Technology/ Engineering/ Mathematics).

Install SQL Developer on Linux

1. First make sure java is installed. If not follow this link to install.

2. Download SQL Developer.
The download is in an rpm format. Debian does not support RPM package management. Hence use alien to convert this file format.

3. Install SQL Developer package and dependencies