Author: Haidersabri

Mactracker…a cool tool

Last week I walked into a huge tech company that had 30" Dell monitors on every developer’s desk. The obvious reaction was temptation on my part. Anyhow, I started to wonder whether my Mac Pro & Macbook Pro would suppor the high resolution it offers. Turns out the monitor needs a graphics card that supports […]

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MySpaceID iPhone SDK

I recently completed the beta version of the MySpaceID iPhone SDK. The idea is to create a cocoa library that is easy for iPhone developers to start using when they want to integrate their iPhone applications with MySpaceID.  This version of the library comes with support of 3-legged-OAuth, which keeps in tune with MySpace’s devotion […]

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Arabic PDF’s on Kindle DX

I recently purchased an Amazon Kindle DX because I really like to read books, and I have a ton of eBooks, articles and larger websites I’d like to read through but don’t have the discipline to sit behind a screen to read. I also find it far less enjoyable to read a book (as opposed […]

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My first post from my iPhone

So it’s 2:30 am and in my home office I’ve been surfing the net, doing some research about OpenID and it’s footprint in the world today. I was curious how well the wordpress plugin for OpenID has gotten when I stumbled upon an article announcing the WordPress official app for iPhone. So yes, I got […]

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HTTP Sniffer for Mac

I’m much more accustomed to doing development on a windows machine. On windows, there is an invaluable tool that all web developers use (or should be using) to help them understand what’s happening on the HTTP pipeline. That application is called Fiddler. Since I started doing more development on my Mac, i have struggled to […]

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MySpaceID SDK’s

For a few months I’ve been working the MySpace Partner Relations team to evangelize MySpaceID, MySpace’s OpenID implementation. We’ve built out 6 libraries in different languages including: Java, PHP, Python, Ruby, C# and AS3. I am currently working on a similar library in Objective-C that can be used for both iPhone and MAC-Native applications. The […]

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Google I/O

Google I/O had its strong points, particularly at the keynotes. It also had some weak points in that a few of the sessions I attended seemed more to be product plugs than actual technology sessions. Here is my high level summary of Google I/O App Engine Before Google Wave was announced, App Engine was the […]

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Scott Hanselman’s MVC Demo at MIX

Scott never disappoints in his presentations.  We are all fans Scott. Anyhow, this is a great piece on ASP.NET MVC, which is something I find to be a very promising addition to the ASP.NET stack. Enjoy the presentation.

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A great video explaining OpenID

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OpenID+OAuth Hybrid Tested

Its very exciting news to hear whats going on with the OpenStack technologies being worked on by a multitude of technology companies.  Now there is a new hybrid protocol that combines the benefits of OpenID with OAuth which effectively make it very easy to move from site to site and keep your data with you. […]

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