Unable to send mails through Google SMTP

Most of the developers use Google’s SMTP for outgoing emails on their development environments. And that works for most but setting the SMTP servere to smtp.gmail.com and 465 as SMTP port but their gmail account password will not work if they have enabled Google 2-step verification. For it to work you …

Using Stripe Webhooks with localhost URLs

Stripe, as we know is one of the most convenient Payment gateways not only for the Businesses/Customers but also for the developers since it provides a powerful API to integrate in almost any system regardless of platform or language dependency. As in any other payment gateway it also provides us …

Redactor not saving complete deletions

Most of the apps today use WYSIWYG editors to manage editable content/text and we have some highly customizable options available such as TinyMCE(http://tinymce.com) or CKEditor(http://ckeditor.com). Another great option is Redactor(http://imperavi.com/redactor/) if you want minimalistic UI with extremely simple API. It is simple to implement and comes readily compatible with jQuery. …

Laravel 4.x cheatsheet

Laravel documentation is good and is improving day by day but here is a brief and basic list of important points and methods that we need to work with. Installation: 1 – Download source from github 2 – Put it into the webroot 3 – Install composer 4 – CD to that …

reCaptcha not showing up

Today one of my clients brought up a bug where the reCaptcha won’t show up despite the settings being accurate and in working condition on staging and local machines. Weirdly enough, this issue was happening on IE 9, Chrome 33, FF 34 and somehow it spared Safari 5. Looking into the FF …

Uploadify and Google Chrome “Aw, Snap” crash page

I was having this issues the other day when i would open up a Fancybox popup and a Chrome crash page (Aw, Snap) like the one below would open up. The behavior was pretty random but it happened pretty often. Upon further digging i found out that the crash page …

Ubuntu 14.04 : Dropbox keeps unlinking after reboot

Dropbox desktop version needs to be linked to a folder on your Filesystem to work. You can either use the default location in Documents or provide a different one. If you provide it a location residing in a disk formatted using Linux formatting like Ext4 then it won’t be an …

Fixing ‘parseSdkContent failed’ error in Eclipse

I recently updated my Android SDK tools to API level 21 with the latest Eclipse Juno and everything worked as it should but for this ‘parseSdkContent failed’ error which would pop up every time i would open up a layout file to edit. This was very frustrating since i had …

Ajax-based pagination Laravel 4

Pagination of dataset is a hot topic when it comes to frameworks. I have to agree that Laravel makes pagination a breeze. We almost have to do nothing but chain up a paginate() method with out dataset and we are almost there. Only other thing that we have to do …

Attaching files to Zendesk comments using SDK/API

In addition to generating comments and tickets through Zendesk API, we can also attach files to comments. The method is simple and straightforward. You basically provide the uploaded file path and MIME type to upload method of the Attachments API and it will return an attachment token that will then …