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Monthly Archives: December 2014

WhatsApp The Messagner

WhatsApp is cross-platform application. It is a free messenger. People use WhatsApp to send messages, pictures, videos and audio notes.  It’s a real time messaging application. You can share your current location with your friends and family.  Office you can download it to Android Devices, iOS Devices, Symbian Devices, Windows based devices, BlackBerry phones and Nokisa s40 Devices.  Well,  Don’t have a smartphone? And want to download WhatsApp for PC or Mac? Yes! You are at right place. This tutorial will show you how to easily download WhatsApp for PC Windows(7,8,8.1,10) or Mac.

 

WhatsApp Wiki

Brian Acton and Jan Koum are the founder of WhatsApp. They founded WhatsApp Inc. in 2009. Both are former employees of Yahoo!.  WhatsApp is most popular social messaging application in the world, having more than 600 million active users.

 

WhatsApp Features

  • Free unlimited text messaging.
  • Send unlimited free media files such as images, videos and audio notes.
  • Works with very low internet speed.
  • Consume very less data service.
  • Very easy messaging system for everyone.
  • Share your location.
  • Backup your chat and sent it to your email.
  • Privacy Settings.
  • Delivery Reports.
  • Beautiful and easy user-interface.

Benefits to using WhatsApp for PC or Mac

  • WhatsApp is absolutely free. No monthly or yearly fee to use it.
  • You can be online all time for your friends and family.
  • You can directly save media to your computer.
  • You can send media files to your friends and family directly from your computer.
  • It’s a different experience using WhatsApp on PC rather using on a smarphone.

Downloading WhatsApp for PC; Complete guide with pictures

Feeling Excited? Yes! I am going to show you how to easily download WhatsApp for PC.

Download Android emulator BlueStacks for windows or Mac. (You can download any other Android emulator). Click [Here] to download Bluestacks.

Install BlueStacks on your PC.

Installing BlueStacks

 

Successfully installed blueStacks

 

After successfully installation of Android Emulator BlueStacks open it.

BlueStacks

 

 

Now Click on Search Icon to search WhatsApp for PC. Type WhatsApp Messagner in search text field.

You will see a list of applications just click on install button (See image below).

 

Install whatsapp for pc

 

 

After clicking install button a new popup window will be appear. Click on WhatsApp for messenger to install WhatsApp for PC (See Image Below).

Downloading Whatsapp for PC

 

 

BlueStacks will start downloading WhatsApp for PC.

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Hurray! You have successfully installed WhatsApp for PC. Now close the search popup. On main BlueStacks screen, click on My Applications (See Image Below).

Whatsapp Installed on PC

 

 

Now, You will see the list of installed applications on your PC. Oh Yeah! There is WhatsApp Messenger in the installed application list too 😀

Now click on WhatsApp to open it on your PC.

Successfully installed whatsapp on PC

 

 

WhatsApp is opened. Now click on Agree and continue button to setup WhatsApp on your PC.

WhatsApp Splash screen on PC

 

 

Choose Your Country. Enter your cell number to enjoy WhatsApp for PC.

Setup WhatsApp for PC

 

 

So hopefully you have successfully installed WhatsApp for PC and you liked my tutorial how to easily download WhatsApp for PC. If you have any problem installing WhatsApp for PC do let me know. I will defiantly try to resolve all your problems.  Please share this article with your friends and family. Don’t forget to leave your reviews in comments box below.

See you again with a brand new article :)

Regards,

-Usama Aziz

Snapchat for PC
Snapchat for PC

Snapchat is the most popular app on Playstore and the iTunes store. It is one of the most downloaded apps on both stores. It is quite interesting smartphone app. You don’t have a smartphone? You might want to download Snapchat for PC. In this tutorial I will show you how to download Snapchat for PC (Windows xp, WIndows 7, Windows 8 or Mac).

 

Snapchat Wiki

Evan Spiegel, Bobby Murphy, and Reggie Brown are fonder of Snapchat. They were students of Standford University. Currently Snapchat is not making any profit. Snapchat received 50 million dollars initial funding. They have 60 million dollars in backing.  Snapchat had an agreement with Federal Trade Commission that they will never store user data, such as videos, pictures and other privacy stuff.

Snapchat is growing smartphone app having more than 5 million downloads. Every Snapchat user loves it. It is a great Social media app.

 

Snapchat for PC
Snapchat for PC

Snapchat is a social networking smartphone app that allows you to capture and send pictures to your friends and family. Taking pictures and sending it your friends is very easy using this app. One button can capture live picture and send it to your friends or you can make pictures or videos to your wall story. Now I am going to show you how to download Snapchat for PC.

 

How to download SnapChat for PC (Windows  XP, 7, 8 or Mac)

First of all you need to download an Android Emulator. BlueStacks and Andy are good android emulator.  [Click Here] to download BlueStacks and [Click here] to download Andy.

Let’s just suppose that you have downloaded BlueStacks and.  After downloading Android Emulator install it on your PC or Mac.

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After Installation open BlueStacks Android Emulator and click on search button.

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Type Snapchat in search Bar.

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Click on install.

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A popup will appear asking you to complete some settings. Click on continue.

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Now add a Google Account to Androi Emulator by clicking next.
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Click Sign in if you have a Google ID or click Create button in case you don’t have a Google ID.

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Now Enter your Google ID username & password and press Enter. Screen Shot 2014-12-11 at 2.29.04 am

 

Now click Finish Setup.

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Now you will be back on the installation screen.  Aftering Click on install button It will search the applicaiton to 3 different apps store.

Click on Snapchat icon underneath this icon.Screen Shot 2014-12-11 at 2.59.44 am

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After Click on Snapchat Playstore will be open. Now Click Install Button (Blue Color Button).

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Now Google Play store will show you application permissions. Click Accept & Download button to continue installation.

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Hurray! Snapshot starts downloading on your PC :)

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Congrats Snapchat is installed on your PC. Now go to my applicants.

You will see you install applications. Click on Snapchat

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Hurray! Snapchat is working on your PC. Now login to Snapchat or Create a new account.


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So You have successfully downloaded Snapchat for PC. Enjoy Snapchat and don’t forget to share this tutorial with others.

 

Conclusion

Dear readers! If you don’t have an iPhone or Android phone and you still want to download Snapchat for PC or Mac then you are at right place. Just read above mentioned method How to download Snapchat for PC or Mac.

Above mentioned method is quite easy for newbies. If you still have any question or any problem regarding how to download Snapchat for PC or Mac you are welcome to post your problems or questions in the comments box.  I will try to resolve any problem you will face downloading Snapchat for PC or Mac.

 

Regards,

-Usama Aziz

 

Top 10 Best PHP CMS
Top 10 Best PHP CMS

 

In my article I will show you top 10 PHP CMS to power up your website. CMS means a content management system. CMS is a web application that allows you to manage your pages, posts and your website design. These are made to store and retrieve huge amount of data from database. In the modern era of technology CMS are becoming more powerful to ease your website creation and managing tasks. I gathered information from top level CMS and created this top 10 PHP CMS to power up your website.

 

  1. WordPress, PHP CMS
Wordpress, Best PHP CMS
WordPress, PHP CMS

WordPress is the best CMS in the Internet world and also in my top 10 PHP CMS list. Matt Mullenweg and Mile Little developed it on 27th May 2003. WordPress is the easiest and most efficient content management system. WordPress users can easily manage their pages, posts, design, and plugins. It is very easy to change functionality and look without touching any piece of code in WordPress CMS. You can switch your website themes in a very easy way in WordPress appearance section. There are thousands of plugins as well as themes available. The WordPress users can extend the functionality of website like 1 2 3.

 

Using themes and different plugins you can simply change your website according to your specifications. You can change your website to social networking website. You can change your website to discussions site. You can add more power to your blog using extended widgets.

Strong Points

  • Totally User-friendly admin panel.
  • Easy to manage posts, pages and other content.
  • Easy to switch.
  • Thousands of Plugins.
  • Thousand of themes.
  • Huge community of developers.
  • Pretty much help and documentation available on the Internet.

Drawbacks

  • Couple of security issues.
  • Many security vulnerabilities in a standard installation.
  • Overkill basic websites.
  • No official forum available to help users issues.

 


 

  1. Joomla
Joomla, Best PHP CMS
Joomla, PHP CMS

Joomla is on the 2nd in “top 10 PHP CMS to power up your website”. It is a powerful open source content management system. It enables you to create websites and web application. The Joomla Project Team developed it on 17th August 2005. Joomla has more than 2000000 very active users and contributors. It is the 2nd largest content management system. It uses MySQL to save information and it is based on object-oriented programming. Joomla users can easily create websites. Joomla has a lot of plugins and themes to customize the look and feel of your websites.

Strong Points

  • User authentication using OpenID, Google and many others.
  • More than 7500 extensions to extend the functionality.
  • Huge documentation.
  • Very active users and contributor community
  • Strong security.

Drawbacks

  • The admin panel is not user-friendly.
  • Not very good themes are available compare to other CMS.
  • Overkill for simple websites.

 


 

  1. Drupal

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Drupal is another very popular content management system powering millions high profile websites and web applications. It is an open source content management system. The Belgian Software programmer develops it in January 2001. It can store and retrieve information from MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle, SQLite and PostgresSQL.

 

Drupal has active users and contributor community. It has well-organized documentation. By reading the documentation you can install, configure, modify and use Drupal. The documentation includes pretty much help for theme designers and developers, plugin designers and developers and more.

 

Drupal has more than 6,500 add-ons to extend its functionality according to your requirements. You don’t need to touch any code to change the functionality because there are a lot of modules to change or extend the functionalities.

 

Strong Points

  • Great community support.
  • IRC Channels for support.
  • Face to face meetings for support.
  • Drupal is highly extensible.
  • More than 6,500 add-ons.
  • Many companies offering paid support for Drupal website or web applications.

Drawbacks

  • Lack of free high quality themes as compared to other content management systems.
  • Lack of commercial high quality themes as compared to other content management systems.
  • Overkill for simples sites
  • Overall Complicated theming system.

 


 

 

  1. MODx PHP CMS
MODx, Best PHP CMS
MODx, PHP CMS

MODx is a free, open-source CMS. It is also a web application framework. MODx is used to create many online solutions. It is award-winning CMS. Managing content is really easy in MODx. It uses MySQL for storing data.

 

MODx is developer-friendly CMS and it is very easy to customize for PHP developers. MODx is also a designer-friendly. It has great theming functionality.

 

In MODx Modules or plugins are called “Extras”. MODx users can install Extras within the admin panel.

Strong Points

  • Powerful content management system.
  • Standard coding.
  • Very useful in search engine optimization.
  • Easy maintenance.
  • Freedom for designers to implement the design.
  • Freedom for developers to implement code.

Drawbacks

  • Not fit for small projects.
  • Lack of themes compares to other CMSs.
  • Lack of extensions compares to other CMSs.

 


 

 

 

  1. CMS Made Simple
CMS Made Simple, PHP Best CMS
CMS Made SImple, PHP CMS

CMS made Simple ranked at 5th Position in our top 10 best PHP CMS list. Ted Kulp developed it on 28 July 2012 as a content management system and community. It uses MySQL database for storing information. It uses PHP template engine Smarty for its template system.

 

CMS Made Simple is the faster and easier management of website content. This is scalable for small and large corporations.

 

Strong Points

  • Easy to install.
  • Fast and easy management.
  • SEO Friendly.
  • Customizable themes.
  • Good Help and support
  • Many add-ones.

Drawbacks

  • Memory Intensive.
  • Lack of quality themes.
  • There is a performance issue.
  • Slow speed for large websites.

 


 

 

  1. ExpressionEngine, PHP CMS
ExpressionEngine, Best PHP CMS
ExpressionEngine, PHP CMS

ExpressionEngine is a commercial and open-source content management system. It is built on CodeIgniter. ExpressionEngine and CodeIgniter both are products of EllisLab. There are a lot of websites built on Express Engine CMS.

 

There are not many plugins and extensions. ExpressionEngine have 22 modules and 100 official plugins only. But, the modules and plugins are most likely to be used. It has wiki, discussion forum, member management, eCommerce, mailing list and more plugins and modules.

 

Strong Points

  • Paid Support System.
  • Powerful member management.
  • Better Security.
  • Designers-Friendly.

Drawbacks

  • Expensive for commercial websites.
  • Overkill simple and smaller sites.
  • Lack of modules and plugins.

 


 

 

  1. PyroCMS, CodeIgniter Based PHP CMS
PyroCMS, Best PHP CMS
PyroCMS, PHP CMS

PyroCMS is open-source content management system. It is built on CodeIgniter. It is a modular CMS. It is very lightweight and customizable system. It is perfect for CodeIgniter developers to kick-start their projects. It has a cleaner codebase.

 

There are many features that make PyroCMS a very powerful for your website. It has a very easy theme and plugins development. It is really a developer friendly CMS.

 

Strong Points

  • Easier Theme Development.
  • Based on MVC.
  • Easy to extend.
  • Great Admin Panel.

Drawbacks

  • Lack of Quality themes.
  • Lack of Plugins and modules.
  • Not Blog Friendly.

 


 

 

  1. Contao, PHP CMS
Contao, Best PHP CMS
Contao, PHP CMS

Contao has a great user interface. It uses Ajax and Web 2.0 features to improve user usability. It has advanced content editing feature. Contao users can edit multiple records at once.

 

Contao has many built-in modules. It is perfect for medium and large websites. It has a flexible form generator, built-in file manager, built-in newsletter module, built-in calendar module and many others.

 

Strong Points

  • Designer-friendly.
  • Impressive built-in modules.

Drawbacks

  • Lack of quality themes.
  • Less Documentation.
  • Lack of tutorials.

 


 

 

  1. Concrete5, PHP CMS
Concrete5, Best PHP CMS
Concrete5, PHP CMS

Concrete5 is a powerful content management system. It is also a framework for developing web applications. Designer websites using Concrete5 is very easy. You can customize theme styles without touching any piece of code. It is easy to create your own theme if you are familiar with HTML and CSS.

 

Concrete5 allow user to edit website content directly form rather than going to the admin section and it makes concrete5 very user-friendly for non-technical users. Concrete5 follows best practices in terms of security.

 

Strong Points

  • Easy to convert HTML to concrete5 website.
  • Active users and developers community.
  • Paid business-class hosting + support package.

Drawbacks

  • Lack of quality themes.
  • Less Documentation.
  • Lack of tutorials.
  • Plugins are costly.
  • Incomplete documentation.
  • Workflow still I development.
  • Paid support is costly if you do not host with them.

 


 

 

  1. CushyCMS
CushyCMS, Best CMS
CushyCMS

CushyCMS is hosted CMS in our top 10 PHP CMS list. It is a new approach to consent management system. Editing a site is very easy with CushyCMS like using a word processor. All common icons are on top of the editing window.

 

Strong Points

  • Easy content management.
  • Suitable free plan.
  • Very easy to get started.

Drawbacks

  • Lack of quality themes.
  • Less Documentation.
  • Lack of tutorials.
  • Paid plans are costly if you are not using it for multiple websites.
  • Email support is not for free version.
  • Too basic for large websites.

 


 

 

If you like my “Top 10 PHP CMS to power up your website” then Please share this article with your friends and family. Don’t forget to leave reviews about my article.

 

Thanks & Regards,

-Usama Aziz

 

best php framework laravel
best php framework laravel

Top 10 Best PHP frameworks

I welcome you to my new article top 10 best PHP frameworks to build web applications. PHP stands for Hypertext Processor. PHP is a major programming language for web development. It is easy and advance programming language. Majority website on the Internet are based on PHP programming language.

 

To make development easier and more efficient programmers use PHP frameworks to build websites. Using frameworks you can create web-based applications easier, quicker, and safer than core PHP. In my article I will help you to choose the best PHP framework for you. Choosing a wrong framework before building your web application can cause you serious issues and choosing a right framework before developing web application can save you a lot of time and other resources. A right framework can defiantly gear up your RIA development.

There are a lot of frameworks in the market. It is a really difficult job of selecting a right framework for your website development. I have researched honestly and gathered the top 10 best PHP frameworks for you. You can compare the web application requirements with listed frameworks and simply you can choose one framework for you.

You can compare the web application requirements with listed frameworks and simply you can chose one framework for your web application. Remember one thing in choosing a framework that there are always advantages and disadvantages. So every frameworks have advantages as well as disadvantages.

List of Best PHP Frameworks

 

  1. Laravel PHP Framework
best php framework laravel
best php framework laravel

According to my research larval framework is the best PHP framework in the history of PHP. Larval is a free and open source PHP framework. It is based on MVC. The best thing in Laravel is very well organized documentation for developers. You can produce the best results using Laravel framework. Larval is perfect for all kinds of web applications, small or bigger Websites. Larval syntax is very expressive that will help you code with more efficiently. Larval is good to manage third party packages like MySQL, SQL Server, SQL lite and postgresSQL.

  1. Codeigniter PHP Framework
Codeigniter php framework
Best PHP framework codeigniter

Codeigniter is powerful and one of best PHP frameworks. It is very easy to use. No configuration is required to use Codeigniter. Just download and start developing amazing web applications. The coordinator is based on MVC. Codeigniter powers mostly known web applications. Codeigniter framework is awesome for agile web application development. Codeigniter is a good example of “Write less do more”. If you want to spend more time away from your computer than Codeigniter is the best option for you. It’s a framework with a small footprint.

  1. Cake PHP Framework
cake php best php framework
Best php framework cake php

Cake PHP is on number 3 in my top 10 best PHP frameworks to build Applications. Cake PHP is a rapid PHP development framework. Cake PHP is really helpful to keep your web application very safe and very secure. Major features are Input validation, CSRF protection, SQL injection prevention and XSS prevention. Cake PHP helps you to make web applications much easier and faster. Write less and do more the best thing in Cake PHP framework.

  1. Symfony 2 PHP Framework
symfony 2 best php framework
best php framework symfony 2

Symfony 2 is the best framework to speed up development of the website. It is very well documented, Free under MIT license and getting more popular day by day. Many popular websites, Content management systems and forums are powered by the symfony. The popular CMS Drupal powered by symfony as well as most used forum script on the Internet phpBB is used Symfony.

  1. Phalcon Framework

Phalcon

 

Phalcon built on C, but offered PHP extension. Falcon is fastest framework in my list. Phalcon offers no compromise in speed. Phalcon offers high performance and lower resource consumption. Phalcon is capable to save processor time and boost performance. If you are looking for fast and high performance framework then Phalcon is best choice for you.

 

  1. Yii PHP Framework

 

Yii-Framework Best PHP framework
Yii Best PHP Framework

 

Yii is a high performance and professional and best PHP framework. If you are looking to develop web 2.0 then Yii is the best choice for you. Yii helps you to write clean and re-usable code. Yii has a powerful caching feature. Best Yii Features are MVC, caching, user role based control, authenticating, scaffolding, testing, DAO/ActiceRecords, l18N/l10N and many more. Yii is perfect for developing a social media website. Yii can simply save your time. Yii is good at security. It comes with input validation, XSS Prevention, SQL Injection Prevention and Output filtering.

 

  1. Zend Framework 2
Zend Framework PHP Best Framework
PHP Best framework Zend Framework

I am using Zend framework for last 2 years and I am really satisfied with its performance. It is one the leading PHP frameworks. Zend is a good PHP framework for developing web applications using object-oriented programming. It is really a powerful framework. Zend framework is a lightweight and easily customizable framework.

  1. Aura PHP Framework

 

 

PHP Best Framework Aura PHP Project
Aura PHP Best framework

If you are looking for clean code, truly independent packages and fully decoupled libraries then Arua is the best framework for you to go further. Quite a lot of developers are using aura. Aura is quite similar to Cake PHP. Best features are formal namespaces, late static building, anonymous functions, trails, short syntax and many more.

 

  1. Kohana PHP Framework

 

 

Kohana PHP Best Framework
PHP best Framework Kohana

Kohana is elegant and beautiful PHP framework designed for those who need rich features in their web applications. Kohana allows you to create web application quickly. It has many common components: Translation tools, code profiling, database access, encryptions, validations and many more. Kohana is a very fast PHP framework. It is well optimized for real world usage.

  1. Fuel PHP

 

 

PHP Best Framework Fuel PHP
Fuel PHP Best PHP Framework

Fuel PHP is the last framework in my top 10 PHP framework list. Fuel PHP is the simple yet flexible framework. Fuel PHP is an MVC framework and has the full support of HMVC. You can extend almost every core class without touching any code. Security is always important that’s why Fuel PHP enables output encoding to make it secure. Fuel PHP is good in preventing XSS and SQL Injection attacks. Fuel PHP comes with Input validation and query builder to assist you in preventing SQL Injection attacks.
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Thanks Readers,

-Usama Aziz