Say you’re writing a book, and you need to name a German character, how do you do it ?
Online tools and web services – not to be confused with desktop based software.
Tip of the Tongue: Find that word that you’ve been thinking about all day but just can’t seem to remember.
Like the previously mentioned Firefox Menu Editor, FFChrome is a new Firefox addon that lets you trim the contextual menu of your Firefox browser to show just the most useful commands.
Finch is a free web service that strips web pages of all extraneous content (CSS, images, Flash, metadata, frames, etc.) so you’ve less data to download on your slow internet onnection. Use it to speed up your browsing on dialup, mobile phones, or anything else that’s slow, as well as make Internet cheaper for pay-per-megabyte plans.
Usernamecheck allows you to check the availability of your preferred username on 63 different social sites.
Nothing looks more unprofessional than a couple of spelling mistakes on your site so here’s an online tool that will help you quickly spell check an entire web page though it wont’ fix these errors for you.
If you’re looking for a dead simple online image editor to perform only the most basic image editing tasks, Google Appengine based Picjuice is the answer.
Yahoo recently introduced a web based tool called Smushit to help you optimize the size of web images without affecting visual quality.
Ubiquity is a new Firefox plugin that can be used as a command line for creating simple Web mashups. Check this simple tutorial on how to write a new Ubiquity command.
Schmap is like your virtual business card â€“ key in your contact address, website URL, phone number, email or any other details that you want to reveal in public and it creates a personal web page for you with all this information.
WriteMaps is a web based tool that you helps you quickly draw a conceptual diagram of your website online for free. You may also use the tool to plan the layout of an upcoming site or for generating the sitemap of an existing website.
Issuu web based PDF viewer renders slides as images instead of Adobe Flash – this is useful as it will enable people to view your PowerPoint decks on mobile phones or inside web browsers that do not have Flash plugin.
MyTextFile is an online text editor that also supports full screen mode for distraction free writing. You can log into MyTextFile with your existing Google Account as it is built using the Google App Engine.
The traceroute command, known as tracert in Windows, helps you figure out the amount of time it takes for your computer to reach any website. You can also identify the path taken by Internet packets to reach the destination server starting from your local machine.
Read Wikipedia articles, refer to Google Maps, watch YouTube videos, view Flickr photos, inside Microsoft Office Word, Notepad, Adobe Reader or other Windows applications without opening any browser.
Now that you know the basics of Amazon S3 and are equipped with tools to manage files on S3, let’s focus on how data gets stored on Amazon S3 using Buckets.
What are QR Codes? How can I convert some text into a QR image? Can you decode QR Codes on the desktop ? Is it available for the iPhone.