Category: Open source
Voice interface is not a common application user interface, we do not usually interact with application using voice. But when it comes to mobile it makes more sense. We are used to talk to a phone all...
If you are reading these lines, chances are you will not click on any of my ads. In one of my previous articles, I have explored several revenue models for open source projects. I...
Real estate on your web page could be as important as real estate in real life. You got very little space on your client screen and need to use every inch (or pixels). Errors and messages take up valuable space that could be better used for more important things.
That is why Gritter is a great JQuery plugin – it saves real estate on your page by showing alerts, messages and errors in a floating bubble way, that is both informative and (because you can configure Gritter to fade away after a few seconds) non intrusive:
This image was taken from one of our new site’s design, we decided to use Gritter instead of putting the errors and notification inline.
CakeOTP is a reference implementation of User Registration with a secure, table-less and expirable implementation of One Time Password for the popular CakePHP development framework.
New in CakeOTP release 1.1
Sometimes you need to enable silent (implicit) login for your users. A good example of this would be this – after a registration process, you would want to automatically login the user, rather then having him retype the user name and password.
In CakePHP there is a simple method in the Auth components that lets you login on the user’s behave.
Here is how it is done: