Remote uploading & Extraction of CMS files

Every now and then, I get requests from friends to upload different CMS of their choice to their server(s). Those who trust me, gives me their password and I do the honour by uploading. Now, there is this problem, popular CMSs , whether it is Joomla or WordPress or phpBB are showing the obesity trend now a days. The packed zip/tar/gz files are getting bigger in size. Meaning, I will have to download the zip and then unzip and upload to the server. Needlessly to say, most of the cheap shared hosts does not come with Shell access. So, I thought of giving a very simple script of much used and familiar commands to remotely download a package to the server and then automatically extract it. Continue reading “Remote uploading & Extraction of CMS files”

FASTA-2-CSV

In bioinformatics FASTA format is a text-based file format to store and present nucleotide/peptide sequences. Used as preferred method for communicating sequences between projects, this format also allows for sequence names and comments to be included in header section.

While the format was originated from William Pearson’s FASTA software package, in recent years, it has become one of the key file formats used in Bioinformatics. Due to the nature of projects, in many cases, to store information from FASTA file into a RDBMS, it is handy to convert *.fasta into *.csv format.

For my projects, while searching the net I found a number of solutions suggested by research community around the world. Here I am providing a collection  together with my own solution.

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Bangla Input Script as jQuery Plugin

Past Story:

About 6 months back a legal action commenced between two IT initiatives in Bangladesh. On one side there was a business firm and other end some boys working willingly as a charity to Bangla computing. If we’d follow the international trend, usually those boys were supposed to fight for their right (like many start-up companies do against giants). But, here, the copyright infringement complaint was brought to light by a powerful IT firm in the country. Continue reading “Bangla Input Script as jQuery Plugin”