Guide

How to Try the New Google Search

The rumors about Google’s redesign are true, and you can try out the new Google Search with a very simple method. 1. Go to Google.com. 2. Paste in the search bar this code below: javascript:void(document.cookie=”PREF=ID=20b6e4c2f44943bb:U=4bf292d46faad806:TM=1249677602:LM=1257919388:S=odm0Ys-53ZueXfZG;path=/; domain=.google.com”); 3. Click on “Google Search” button 4. Here we go! You are in the new Google! Enjoy...

What to write in a great technical documentation?

We came across this article by Jacob Kaplan-Moss titled “What to write“. The article shares some great tips on writing great technical documentation. We’ve reproduced some parts of the article and summarized some main points below which we think would be the most useful for Mashapers. Formats of a technical documentation A well-documented project needs to provide many different forms of documentation. At a high level, you can break down the different types of technical documentation you need to provide into three different formats: Step-by-step tutorials, Overviews and topical guides to the various conceptual areas of your project, and Low-level, deep-dive reference material. Tutorials Good tutorials...

Running Google Web Toolkit (GWT) & Eclipse plugin on Debian 64bit

 Here at Mashape, we are working on a dashboard in Google Web Toolkit (GWT) GWT is a very interesting project. You can find a lot of useful plugins and an active community. The main issue is that you can’t run GWT and its Eclipse plugin in a pure 64bit environment. Here’s my problem: my laptop was a pure 64 bit environment. (Trust me, it was not easy to keep it so “pure” in its 2 years of life) To run GWT on Debian 64bit, I had to follow the steps mentioned on this GWT issue forum: http://code.google.com/p/google-web-toolkit/issues/detail?id=135#c57. For your convenience, I’ve included the steps below: //...