Showing posts from December, 2009

How to create a self signed SSL certificate and how to use it with your web Server.

SSL certificate is the foremost important aspect of any website. If your website is running without the SSL, the modern browsers will stop the users from entering the website. Of course, there are ways to bypass that, at your own risk. As long as your website has no commercial data exchange, sensitive user information, etc, you are still good to run a website without a proper SSL certificate. For example, a blog can run without an SSL.  Note that Google AdSense accepts websites without SSL.  But the topic of this post is about Self Signed SSL certificate. How to create one, how to use it, and where to use it.  Let us see where to use it. For any website which is used for internal purposes, it's always a good idea to use Self Signed SSL, instead of paying for a real SSL certificate. Internal I mean, within a company, team, or for personal uses, for testing purposes, etc.  Now, let us see how to create a self-signed SSL certificate.  What you need A Linux machine.  OpenSSL utility  A

Enable or Disable GPRS/EDGE in iPhone - The Simple way

I use the iPhone 2g with Bharthi Airtel in  India. It Unlocked and jailbroken. I had a problem with editing APN settings (GPRS/EDGE settings), in fact, it's intentionally done b y Carrier. They are hidden; you will not be able to see Cellular Data Network option under Settings-> General->Network-> Cellular Data Network To enable or disable GPRS the only option, I think, is to change the settings here. To do this all you need is 1.        Jailbroken iPhone with USB Cable 2.        A PC You don't have to worry about Wi-Fi or SSH or WinSCP or even Cydia Download. The procedure –ITS VERY SIMPLE J 1.        Download install iPhone explorer and plist editor for windows they are free and simple use 2.        Connect you iPhone via USB cable (make sure your iTunes recognizes it) 3.        Run iPhone explorer Click on root. You will see a dialog box as shown bellow.   Select first option say OK   Browse to the carrier.plist as shown bellow           

How to change the font size of Browser in iPhone

If you find it difficult to read the text in iPhone browser here is the solution Just follow these steps 1.       Go to any web site you want. 2.       After loading click on the address bar of the browser 3.       Delete whatever you have in the address bar. 4.       Paste the below code in the address bar  javascript:for(i=0;i<document.getElementsByTagName ('*').length;i++)void(document.getElementsByTagName('*' )[i].style.fontSize='18pt'); 5.       Tap on Go button at the bottom Notes: you can change the value 18 to whatever font you want. Make sure that you do not have any New Line character int code.