Mobile Registry Implementation

The goal of the Internship/Bachelor Thesis is to implement a Service Registry Java Library for the Android Platform. A Registry provides features to bind Services to arbitrary service requests. In the context of mobile platforms like Android, a Service request is simply asking the user to start an App that is able to handle the [...]

Web services, things you should know – Part 3

During the last weeks I finished the service and it’s already online. A common requirement of projects are due-dates with a very short timeline. Another common side-effect is when such a project has been finished, no-one uses it. What are the reasons for putting developers under pressure to finish projects early when afterwards no-one will [...]

q·.:launcher Registry

http://www.ikangai.com/blog/software/q·-launcher-registry – q·.:launcher registry concepts

Student Workshop on Crowd Sourcing

http://www.ikangai.com/blog/science/student-workshop-on-crowd-sourcing – Free Workshop for Students

Tweedater: How to use

The first step to a successful use of Tweedater is the creation of the XML file that contains the information of the Doodle Poll in the following format: You have to upload the XML file to make it available. An example tool for the creation of Web resources can be found here. After the creation [...]

Doodle & Twitter: Tweedater Part 2

In this blog I want to write more detailed about oAuth and my problems with it. Defined on their homepage there is written: „An open protocol to allow secure API authorization in a simple and standard method from desktop and web applications.” Well I have to admit it is a nice concept and it work’s [...]

Doodle & Twitter: Tweedater Part 1

I have worked as a software developer for some years now and the main technologies I’ve used are located in the Microsoft world. I have started with classic ASP and wrote, together with 2 friends, a framework which tried to port the features of .net to the old-school Asp. I have also good knowledge of [...]

Structuring Tweetflows – Variables, Loops and Sequences

Variables, Loops and Sequences in Tweetflows – http://www.ikangai.com/blog/science/structuring-tweetflows-variables-loops-and-sequences

Tweetflow Logo

Tweetflow Logo – Request for Comments: http://www.ikangai.com/blog/software/tweetflow-logo

PHP allow_url_fopen Workaround

While designing the proxy server for DINGS, I encountered different security policies enforced by all the various hosting agencies I tested the program on. Not only do most web space providers run an old version of PHP, but most of them had irreconcilable approaches on how to handle (remote) files. Some had allow_url_fopen disabled, but [...]