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Android Get App Signature

November 15, 2011
ABOLKOG

A while ago, I was developing an Android app, and I wanted to integrate this app with Facebook. I followed the Facebook SDK useless documentation and of-course I faced several problems.

One of these problems was at the beginning of creating the Facebook App, I was asked to enter my "Android App Key Hash". They way for getting this Hash Key is to use the key-store tool, but for some reason the key was not accepted by Facebook.

Other solution for this is to use java code to get the hash

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I was working on a project using cakephp (Version 2.5.2) and I need to run shell as cron jobs on my shared hosting server. I faced some issues executing the shell from the cpanel, so I thought about writing this quick tutorial to help other who are struggling with running cron jobs on shared hosting.

Writing the Shell

  • I created new shell called Mycron and saved it to app/Console/Command/MycronShell.php
  • In my shell I needed to use User model and Email components, so I added t
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I've been working with CkEditor  for a while now. It is a pretty cool editor and makes it easy to compose and edit posts.

Recently I was working on modifying TEDxKhatoum website and I needed to embed a lot of Youtube videos into the website posts and articles. I am using CkEditor version 3 and I did not find a plugin to embed the youtube videos into the posts, and honestly I am too lazy to copy and paste the embed code from youtube. I read CkEditor documentation and found out that it is n

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I've been playing around with CakePHP for a while now. I have been working on a website and I wanted to allow guests to download articles from the website in PDF format. I cam accross this plugin CakePDF and I decided to use it in my website. However, I faced some problem creating PDF using WkHTMLToPDF engine. In this article I will show how did I install the plugin with CakepPHP.

 My Environment

  • OS: Ubuntu Linux
  • PHP 5.3.10
  • CakePHP 2.3.1

Step1: Installing CakePDF

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ABOLKOG

A while ago, I was developing an Android app, and I wanted to integrate this app with Facebook. I followed the Facebook SDK useless documentation and of-course I faced several problems.

One of these problems was at the beginning of creating the Facebook App, I was asked to enter my "Android App Key Hash". They way for getting this Hash Key is to use the key-store tool, but for some reason the key was not accepted by Facebook.

Other solution for this is to use java code to get the hash

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ABOLKOG

I cam across this project recently, The Deacon Project. This project aims to bring the push notifications to android more platform more easily. I've tested the deacon project and I liked it. It is very easy to use.

Requirements

  • The deacon library: You can download it from here: http://deacon.daverea.com I downloaded version 0.2.0 beta.
  • Meteor server: Meteor is an open source http server, the meteor server will be used as push server. Can be downloaded from here: http://www.m
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ABOLKOG

In this article I will explain how to install LAMP on ubuntu. LAMP stands for Linux, Apache, Mysql, PHP

Step 1: Installing Apache

  • open a terminal and type the following command
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In this document I will explain how to use javamail api to send SMS message through a gateway.

Requirements

First, you will need to include mail.jar and activation.jar into y

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