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Posts, tweets and nothing

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I am starting from nothing, very little tweeting @dipankarsarkar , and hardly any blog posts here. So 1st December is an attempt at reviving my non-existent web presence. So what keeps me so busy from even writing a simple blog post, i will try to summarize that over the next points Sometime a year back […]

Post on twitter/kwippy using .NET

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using System; using System.Collections.Generic; using System.Linq; using System.Text; using System.IO; using System.Net; using System.Web; namespace ConsoleApplication1 { class Program { static void Main(string[] args) { System.Net.ServicePointManager.Expect100Continue = false; Uri address = new Uri(““); // Create the web request HttpWebRequest request = WebRequest.Create(address) as HttpWebRequest; request.Method = “POST”; request.ContentType = “application/x-www-form-urlencoded”; request.Credentials = new NetworkCredential(“username”, “password”); […]

Kwippy feed for wordpress

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If you notice i now have a RSS feed for kwippy on the sidebar. That is done by using RSS widget functionality within the wordpress theme section. The image below outline the complete setup which i use for my blog. Its really simple to set this up :).Enjoy.

First wordpress plugin : Kwippy poster 1.0

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Just created my first wordpress plugin, from concept to implementation in 3 hours :D. This plugin basically posts an update on kwippy when you publish a new blog post. This can be a good tutorial for someone trying to build their own plugins actually. Enjoy. Updated: Official WordPress plugin page :

Nginx + django fcgi lessons

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Today was a good day as i learned some valuable lessons about django and nginx. ALWAYS close the database cursor in django, it can lead to some pretty wierd memory issues going forward. FIND the most optimal number of database connections you initialize for you connection pooling. This will let you optimize on memory going […]

Pownce gone, use kwippy

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In a blatant act of self promotion, now that pownce is finished, I can confidently write that we are the only other django based micro-blogging network with some traction. I do admit the user interface needs a bit of work, but if you interact with our community, you will realize that they are a set […]

httpfuse : best way to aggregate links

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Httpfuse is a very simple concept which allows collaborative link aggregation. The strength lies in the fact that a significant part of the functionality is developed and it is well populated with data. I have displayed one of the fuses i developed over at httpfuse, does it not look great. I have worked upon the […]

Kwippy fireeagle

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Kwippy has fireeagle integration now 😀 …. and all done in 2 days flat. The API is not that stable to be honest, but has the potential for greatness. The kwippy integration basically has a small signup application that is independent of the main app, there is a signup page which integrates and then the […]

Kwippy facebook application

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Hello all kwippers and people who want to archive their status application, we just released an application which lets you do just that and more if you are integrate the application with kwippy. here is the link We need more people 😉 , feel free to invite your friends too  ….

My first post at kwippy blog

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