If you want to host you webapp somewhere and test/present it for free, you can use the free service given by Heroku or Openshift by Red Hat.

Herokuwww.heroku.com – is a good place to get a free web host. It supports most of the web programming languages like Ruby, Node.js, Clojure, Java, Python, and Scala. If you need database you get a 5 MB database for free.

You just need to push your app to your server via git to deploy it.

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I recently came across this article about github pages.

If you make a repo with name same as your username then the content of the repo is hosted as subdomain http://YOURUSERNAME.github.com

Read here: http://help.github.com/pages/

So now you can host your blog at Github sub-domain for free and update via Git. Cool! B-)

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“OK! Now I can’t bear it anymore” - The condition after our endsems got over, as Insti bandwidth usages was on peak, one had no work other than running behind monkey (yeah we do have monkeys in our campus, all around us, so blessed we are, aren’t we?) to scare them to death or stick your bum to chair and do some time pass on internet.

But they say there is solution to every problem, here was it.

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While I was working during my winter break at home I had to use git a lot for debugging KDE apps. So, I thought of writing this article. It will help newbies a lot to just read this single page and get started with. No need to read that GIT book or tutorial if you are short of time and you need only basic stuff for your job.

So first of all,

What is Git?

Git is a distributed version control system, which is designed by the same person who made the Linux kernel, Linus Torvalds. Written completely in C.

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While writing an Application for an Advertising company I came across this utility, this called Cron. It’s a GNU-Linux application to run programs or scripts at specified date/time, so basically you can schedule you jobs using Cron.

How to use it: It’s actually a demon. (In case you don’t know) Demons are applications which are started once to keep them running in background and sit idle until they are required. It is already installed in most of the Linux distributions.

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