Posts tagged ‘Review’

June 11, 2011

Criminal Minds

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

My Review: Criminal Minds

Show Summary:

The Behavioral Analysis Unit consists of an elite team of FBI profilers who analyze the country’s most twisted criminal minds and anticipate their next moves before they can strike again.

Criminal Minds stars Thomas Gibson as Unit Chief Aaron Hotchner, Joe Mantegna as Senior Supervisory Special Agent David Rossi, Paget Brewster as Supervisory Special Agent Emily Prentiss, Shemar Moore as Supervisory Special Agent Derek Morgan, Matthew Gray Gubler as Supervisory Special Agent Dr. Spencer Reid and Kirsten Vangsness as Analyst Penelope Garcia.

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June 11, 2010

Football Simplified – A Simple Guide to World Cup 2010

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

To make things short and sweet, there are two teams each comprising of 11 players excluding any substitute players and the main idea is for each team to score goals in the opposing team’s goal area.

The cards

A Yellow Card is shown by the referee to indicate that a player has been officially cautioned. In football a player can still continue playing if he gets a yellow card, but if he receives a second caution (shown the yellow card again) and then he’s given a Red Card

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June 8, 2010

How to use Twitter, Short links (URLs)

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

Having trouble fitting a link into just 140 characters ?

There are a variety of websites that can shorten your long links, making them easier to fit into Twitter’s 140 character limit. These services can provide you with a shorter version of any URL you want to share. Then, you can use the shorter version in your Tweet, and anyone who clicks on it will be redirected to the longer URL. It’s that easy!


Here are a couple of examples of free link shortening services that are popular with Twitter users:

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May 12, 2010

Calculator-Bar: Firefox Addon, Simple Tool for Number Crunchers

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

Calculator-Bar Preview Image of Calculator-Bar is a Mozilla Firefox add-on which lets you open and make calculation on Calculator panel above the status bar of the browser. The power of this add-on lies in its simplicity and usefulness.

You can show and hide the calculator, just clicking on the nice little icon in the status bar,. I think it’s the best feature as it does not clutter the workspace when you don’t need it. It is operatable by the Num-Pad on the keyboard as well as buttons on the panel.

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May 11, 2010

Word Count Plus: Firefox Addon, Tool for Bloggers and Writers

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

Word Count PlusPreview Image of Word Count Plus shows you the number of currently selected words. You can choose to add that number to a counter, in which case you will also see a running total. A great Mozilla Firefox plug-in for article writers, bloggers, even useful when writing official e-mails.

Its icon sits unobtrusively in the status bar. To use, select some text on the page, then right-click and choose Count Words from the menu. The word count will show up in the status bar.

You can also choose

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May 8, 2010

Behind The *Asterisks*: Firefox Addon, making life easy

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

Behind The *Asterisks* (EladKarako Mod) is a 7 Kb Addon provides a Fast Way To View The Content Of The “Password Field”, which normally Shows only Asterisks representing real characters.

This add-on has no configuration and really easy to use, simplicity at its best; It shows the content of password field as a normal text field.

If you are Firefox-ing at office,

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May 6, 2010

MeasureIt: Firefox Addon, A Must have tool for Web-Developer

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

MeasureIt is a useful utility to help in measuring the on screen display in a Web-Browser. It is must have measuring tool for every web-developer, designer or any technical person; heck, even a regular Joe would find a good use for it ! It’s really a very simple to use Mozilla Firefox add-on for increased productivity.

It Draw a ruler across any webpage to check the width, height, or alignment of page elements in pixels.

Instructions for Use:

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May 1, 2010

Multi Links: Mozilla Firefox Addon

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

Multi Links by Grizzly Ape Preview Image of Multi Links is a Mozilla Firefox add-on which  lets you open, copy or bookmark multiple links at the same time rather than having to do them one at a time.

I especially like the quick ON / OFF functionality it provides just by clicking it in the status bar of Browser; because i find it difficult to work when its activated as sometimes i accidentally drag the mouse to open unwanted links.

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April 30, 2010

IE Tab, IE Tab 2: Mozilla Firefox Addon

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

IE Tab 2 (FF 3.6+) by Preview Image of IE Tab 2 (FF 3.6+) is yet another very useful add-on for Mozilla Firefox as it saves me from the constant hassle of copy and pasting the URLs, I want to open in my Microsoft Internet Explorer. One more great tool for web developers and designers to keep handy.

IE Tab uses your currently installed version of Internet Explorer to render web pages in Mozilla Firefox.

IE Tab for IE Tab 2 for Firefox is a browser extension that allows you to use Internet Explorer to display web pages in a tab. This is useful in many cases where

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April 28, 2010

Robots.txt: Guide to Robots exclusion standard

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

robots.txt, also known as the Robots Exclusion Protocol or Robot Exclusion Standard protocol, is a convention to prevent cooperating web spiders and other web robots from accessing all or part of a website which is otherwise publicly viewable. Robots are often used by search engines to categorize and archive web sites, or by webmasters to proofread source code. The standard is unrelated to, but can be used in conjunction with, Sitemaps, a robot inclusion standard for websites.

Here are few facts, i have discovered while working with robots.txt and are difficult to find anywhere,

  • The robots.txt patterns are matched by simple substring comparisons.
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