Tagged: Hack

RSS Feed for Aamir Khan’s blog using YQL and Pipes 8

RSS Feed for Aamir Khan’s blog using YQL and Pipes

As you know earlier I had parsed Aamir Khan’s Blog to create a feed. It was custom screen scraping code to generate the feed.Today, after reading Anand’s blog, I did the same using YQL and Pipes. Using YQL/PIPE is much easier than writing custom code and is less buggy. If you have subscribed...

Tweet 4 Blood 7

Tweet 4 Blood

OK. I was getting bored on Saturday and a friend of mine’s father went through heart surgery on last Thursday. Both events inspired me to code tweet4blood So here it is tweet4blood is at http://tweet4blood.com From where you can tweet your blood requirement with out logging in. It tweets it to @tweet4blood. If...

How to upload video to 12 seconds from web 9

How to upload video to 12 seconds from web

I have been using 12Seconds (aka video twitter) for a while now. You can send your 12seconds video to them by mail or record one on their website. If you already have a video there is no direct way to upload. But you can send it as an email attachment. But when I...

For UrbanDictionary Fans 3

For UrbanDictionary Fans

Here is the scriplet which you can use to lookup a word on urbandictionary. To use pull the scriptlet onto your URL bar. If you select a word on the page and click the scriptlet takes you the word defnition directly or it will prompt for the word to lookup. Urban Dict lookup...

Feed for Aamir Khan’s Blog 11

Feed for Aamir Khan’s Blog

http://feeds.feedburner.com/aamirkhan I am scrapping the html of Aamir Khan’s blog to create feed. I am using feedburner to reduce the load on my server. The scrapping script isn’t perfect yet. It doesn’t show date properly and doesn’t show number of comments. I am working on it will fix it very soon. As of...

Simple mash of Twitter and Google Maps 3

Simple mash of Twitter and Google Maps

Got inspired by Twittervision mapping your tweets on Google Map. They don’t have a widget to put the map on your blog. Nevertheless I wouldn’t have used their widgets as they slow down the site. I hacked a piece of code in php/js to achieve the same on my site. Geo microformat L:lat,lan...