Saturday, December 29, 2012

CodeIgniter internationalization

CodeIgniter is an open-source PHP framework that follows the MVC architecture (Model–View–Controller). Its main advantage is being simpler and lighter (4Mb all wet) than Zend or Symfony, with a fast learning curve. We will detail in this post the internalization by language files in the version 2.1.3 of this framework.

Sunday, December 16, 2012

A transparent screen for Christmas!

In most recent sci-fi movies, transparent screens are widely used: Iron Man 2, Minority Report, Avatar… They all have those future-like interfaces that help us project in a not-so-far future technology paradigm while being relatively close to ours. But why are they so widespread?

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Domain names: the big leap forward

There are now 302 domain name extensions, of which 280 are geographical, and 22 generic. Strengthened by this observation, the ICANN has unilaterally decided the need to drastically increase the number of these extensions by opening an unprecedented process of creation by its order of magnitude.