googleMaps plugin for Joomla 1.6

February 23rd, 2011

For the googleMaps plugin users, the native version for Joomla 1.6 is now available!

Download: googleMaps v1.6

DirectPHP for Joomla 1.6

February 21st, 2011

For the DirectPHP users, the native version for Joomla 1.6 is now available!

Download : DirectPHP v1.6

Joomla Extensions for Joomla 1.6

February 14th, 2011

I’ve published more than 40 Joomla Extensions in joomla.org.

Recently I’ve received a couple of requests to upgrade these plugins/modules to Joomla 1.6.

Some of these are written 3 years ago. I’m not sure if any of you are still using them at all.

So send me a tweet @kksou if you want any of them to be converted to Joomla 1.6. Drop me a note to let me know that they are useful. I don’t have the time to convert all the extensions. There has to be some priorities somewhere. So I will start with the plugin/module with more than a hundred requests for conversion.

New Joomla Release: Google Weather Module - AJAX version

October 5th, 2009

This module makes use of the Google Weather API to display the current temperature, weather condition and a four-day weather forecast, as you can see on the left of the page.

This is the first, and currently the only weather module with the following features:

  • Uses the Google Weather API that provides 4-day weather forecast with images.
  • Allows user to interactively enter zip codes (for US, UK and Canada) and city names.
  • Displays the weather information in many different languages, as provided by Google.
  • Allows you to display two or more weather modules in the same page.
  • Supports both Joomla 1.0 and Joomla 1.5!
  • You can turn on or off the input field.
  • You can specify the default unit for the temperature (in °C or °F)
  • You can switch between °C or °F interactively with no reloading of pages.

Download: Google Weather Module - AJAX version v1.5.

New Joomla Update: googleDirections plugin v1.58

October 2nd, 2009

Added new parameter “hide_direction_text=1″ - allows you to hide the text description on the right of the map.

Download here: googleDirections plugin v1.58

Demo: Show map directions with maps only (and text description hidden)

Latest version of Glade3 (v3.6.7) windows binary

September 9th, 2009

You can now download the latest version of Glade 3 (v3.6.7) windows binary from glade.gnome.org.

Thanks to Roeland from Belgium who informed me about this.

Details here: How to install glade3 for PHP GTK2 on windows?

Hiding the google search bar and Overview Map Control in google Maps

September 8th, 2009

If you’re using the googleMaps plugin, by default, the google search bar is displayed in the lower left hand corner.

To hide this google search bar, please refer to the following article: googleMaps with search bar hidden

By default, the Overview Map Control is also displayed in the lower right hand corner.

To hide this Overview Map Control, please refer to the following article: googleMaps with Overview Map Control hidden

To hide both the google search bar and the Overview Map Control, please refer to the following article: googleMaps with search bar and Overview Map Control hidden

Joomla FAQs

September 3rd, 2009

Have just added Joomla FAQs
http://www.kksou.com/php-gtk2/Joomla-FAQs/

Here you will find a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), Troubleshooting guides, and Tips & Techniques for the Joomla plugins, modules and components written by me.

Many of thees are contributed by users. Thanks to you all!

I’m starting with the DirectPHP plugin:
DirectPHP - FAQs, Troubleshoot and Tips & Techniques

If you know some tips and tricks, share them with the rest too!

New Joomla Update: Google Currency Converter - AJAX version v1.5.6

September 1st, 2009

Added support for retrieving google currency data using file_get_contents() or fread(). So for those people with no cURL library, you can now use the module using file_get_contents() or fread().

Download here: http://www.kksou.com/php-gtk2/Joomla-Gadgets/Google-Currency-Converter-AJAX-version.php

New Joomla Update: Yahoo Currency Converter - AJAX version v1.5.4

September 1st, 2009

This is in response to Alamshahi’s post titled “uncorrect results : missed digits”.

The error occurred when Yahoo returns a conversion rate greater than 1,000. The original program was “confused” because of the ‘,’ in 1,000. Have fixed the bug in this version.

In this new release, I’ve also added support for retrieving yahoo currency data using file_get_contents() or fread(). So for those people with no cURL library, you can now use the module using file_get_contents() or fread().

Download: http://www.kksou.com/php-gtk2/Joomla-Gadgets/Yahoo-Currency-Converter-AJAX-version.php