Saturday, April 03, 2010

Configuring tomcat and JSTL for lazy folks

Configuation of JSTL for tomcat for lazy folks.
Often people do not want to spend time in configuration
For them the steps are mentioned below

if you have tomcat already setup and running go to step 6
1. Download java sdk 1.6 from the location Java sdk
2. Install Java
3. Download tomcat6 from the location Tomcat (use the proper version for your OS)
4. extract tomcat zip to a folder say tomcat
5. Start tomcat by going into the tomcat\bin folder and hitting startup.bat
6. Download JSTL library from JSTL
7. extract the lib folder into the WEB-INF folder, i.e. the files should look as
tomcat\webapps\<yourapp>\WEB-INF\lib\jstl.jar
tomcat\webapps\<yourapp>>\WEB-INF\lib\standard.jar
8. your setup is ready, restart tomcat and you are good to go.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

3d or not to 3d, that is the question

Recently 2 largest companies launched 3D TV. P to go out and blow a wad of money for it? Think again. Here are some reasons why you might not want to do so...
1. Too less content
2. High cost of content manufacturing
3. High cost of content delivery

Imagine blowing a wad for watching one or two movies...
Nah not now

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Positioning a logo at the bottom

To position a logo at the bottom in Firefox is easily achieved by the below code

some logo

if you want it to work in IE then you need to include the doc type as below
"http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd">

hope it helps.

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