Monthly Archives: April 2008

Microsoft Silver Light

What is  Microsoft Silver Light?

It is a browser plug-in technology for providing easy platform with synergistic change for the web applications. Microsoft Silver Light is developed with multiple qualities like audio-video playback ,animation , and vector graphics- quality that characterize a good internet application.Silver light compatible with softwares like Adobe Shockwave, Adobe Flash, Apple QuickTime , and Java FX. Silver light enables the creation of rich, visually stunning and interactive content and applications that run on multiple browsers and OS. It was developed under the codename Windows Presentation Foundation/Everywhere (WPF/E).

Silver light is congenial with many web browser products used on Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X Operating Systems.Microsoft Silver Light is liberately or freely available for all platforms and browsers supported.It allow Windows Media Audio and Video (WMA, WMV7–9) and VC-1, It also supports MP3 audio. Silver light is extremely fast – for example: you can play more than one videos at the same time without stuttering or dropping frames.By using Microsoft Expression Studio and Microsoft Visual Studio, designers and developers can collaborate more effectively.

How can I edit Virtual Host in http.conf

In order to edit virtual host, you will need to edit http.conf which is as follows :-

NameVirtualHost *

<VirtualHost *>
ServerName www.domain.tld
DocumentRoot /www/domain
</VirtualHost>

<VirtualHost *>
ServerName www.otherdomain.tld
DocumentRoot /www/otherdomain
</VirtualHost>

this server alias can also be set in for alternative for a host for name-basd virtual host.

Linux VPS vs Windows VPS Hosting

Linux VPS Hosting is the cheapest way to purchase a VPS( Virtual Private Server )web hosting account. If you will select Linux based VPS package you won’t need to pay licensing fees which makes cheap Linux VPSweb hosts to pass along reduced operating costs into a lower final product price. Normally, the average costs for cheapLinux VPS packages are in the range of $50 per month and below; depending upon which cheap Linux VPS host you select. Whether or not you buy Linux VPS will also depend upon your Linux VPS review and product requirements in terms of the technologies you want to use with your VPS account.

These Linux VPS will not run all applications if you are a Windows developer. However, cheap Linux VPS solutions will work for the multiples of large and small businesses, including most like web design, reseller, and development firms. So if you can work with a Linux VPS hosting package , we suggest you do. Linux VPS Hosting will save you cash on a recurring basis. The other benefit that a Linux VPS comparison will reveal to you is that a Linux VPS package has much more features as compare to WindowsVPS.

Define FFMpeg

FFMpeg is a program which record, convert and stream digital audio and video in various formats. It is a command line tool that is composed of a collection of open source(free) softwares and open source libraries. FFmpeg includes libavcodec, an audio and video codec library used by many other projects, and libavformat, an audio/video container mux and demux library. The name of this FFmpeg comes from the MPEG video standards group, together with “FF” for “fast forward”. FFmpeg was started by Fabrice Bellard and is now maintained by Michael Niedermayer. Many FFmpeg developers are also part of the MPlayer project, and FFmpeg is hosted at the MPlayer project server.

It is developed under Linux, but it can’t be compiled under many OS, including Windows etc. There are no releases. Instead, FFmpeg developers recommend using the latest Subversion snapshot as development attempts to maintain a stable trunk. FFmpeg is released under the GNU Lesser General Public License or GNU General Public License it depends on which sub-libraries one would include. It is an open source software.

What is Zend Optimizer?

The Zend Optimizer is a free runtime application software which enables PHP to run the files encoded by the Zend Guard. This can be freely used by anyone looking to run encoded applications.The simplest way to get a PHP runtime that includes Zend Optimizer is to download Zend Core – the leading production quality PHP 5 stack.

Zend Optimizer is bundled within Zend Core along with a certified copy of PHP containing the latests bug fixes, Zend’s FastCGI technology, a copy of MySQL or DB2 Express-C, and an Apache web server for a easy to install stack.; Zend Core Support Subscription, gives you access to an automated downloads of security and critical fixes and other support features that real PHP applications require.

For enterprise-class performance enhancements with an up to x25 increase in server throughput, try Zend Platform. Zend Platform’s Performance Enhancement Technology was specifically created to help optimize the responsiveness and processing efficiency of robust, high traffic PHP-based websites. At the same time, Zend Platform’s PHP Intelligence Module provides insight into performance bottlenecks and run-time errors.

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