Saturday, November 12, 2005

Build a Linux Answering Machine

This article describes how to build a Linux-based telephone answering machine using a low cost winmodem (softmodem) for the telephone interface. We describe how to install the drivers and libraries, and how to select and install the proper modem card. The answering machine program is a couple of hundred lines of C code in a single file. If you've ever used a telephone you should have no trouble understanding the code.

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Thursday, November 10, 2005

PHP FTP Functions Tutorial

This tutorial will guide you through using PHP's powerful FTP functions to upload files. You will learn how to set up connections, log in with a username and password, check the connection status, upload files, close ftp connections and other useful ftp functions.

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uTorrent BitTorrent Client for Windows

The long awaited uTorrent 1.2 has been released. Along with a slew of improvements, the most notable new feature is Mainline compatible DHT (Trackerless) support.
uTorrent is an efficient and feature rich BitTorrent client for Windows sporting a very small footprint. It was designed to use as little cpu, memory and space as possible while offering all the functionality expected from advanced clients. With BitTorrent, you can download files faster and contribute by sharing files and bandwidth.
Features include Multiple simultaneous downloads, Smart bandwidth usage, File level priorities, Configurable bandwidth scheduling, Global and per-torrent speed limiting, Quickly resumes interrupted transfers, UPnP support (WinXP only), Supports popular protocol extensions, Trackerless support (Mainline DHT), Localized to different languages, Typical memory use less than 6 MB, Incredibly small only 105 KB.

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Wednesday, November 09, 2005

AJAX Framework for PHP

Symfony is an open-source PHP5 web framework based on the best practices of web development, thoroughly tried on several active websites, symfony aims to speed up the creation and maintenance of web applications, and to replace the repetitive coding tasks by power, control and pleasure.

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CSS and Dreamweaver Reference Sites

Dreamweaver-Templates has a great roundup of links for webmasters and web site developers, broken down by category, of CSS and Macromedia Dreamweaver reference sites. If you're looking for some CSS tips and tricks, or just trying to use Dreamweaver to realize CSS layouts more effectively, this is a great jumping-off point.

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Tuesday, November 08, 2005

BitTorrent Server for Linux

LinuxTracker is a BitTorrent server for Linux distributions. It will host any torrent containing a Linux distro, and even email people who have marked an interest with that Linux distro. It also provides a league with top (and worst) seeders.

The Linux Mirror Project
Another excellent BitTorrent Linux download site "The Linux Mirror Project" and is an online tracker which is used to host, serve & seed Linux Distributions, Kernels & Applications. They have an ftp server which Distributions can be uploaded to by their maintainer(s), or can be simply sync'd off one from their mirror servers. No registration is required to use the site. Simply click on a category to start browsing their online torrent directory.

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Monday, November 07, 2005

RapidLeech - Free Server Transfer Script

Rapid Leech is a free server transfer PHP script for use on various popular upload/download sites such as - The script transfers files from rapid share (for example) via your fast servers connection speed and dumps the file on your server.
Currently works with: rapidshare, megaupload, MyTempDir, and

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Microsoft Development Tools FREE

The Express Editions are an expansion of the Visual Studio and SQL Server product line to include lightweight, easy-to-use, and easy-to-learn tools for hobbyists, students, and novice developers who want to build dynamic Windows applications, Web sites, and Web services. The Express products consist of:
- Visual Web Developer 2005 Express Edition, a lightweight tool for building dynamic Web sites and Web services.
- Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition, Visual C# 2005 Express Edition, Visual C++ 2005 Express Edition, and Visual J# 2005 Express Edition, targeted programming tools for students and hobbyists who wish to learn the fundamentals of Windows programming.
- SQL Server 2005 Express Edition, a database for building data-driven applications.

There are no licensing restrictions for applications built using the Express Editions and so can be used for commercial purposes.

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