In Heroku, there is no way to change HTTP session timeout (or some other php.ini settings) from user interface. For this create a file with name .user.ini and specify the properties in it. This file is to be created in root folder of project.
In our case we Read more…
Create custom fields for a course in Moodle/Totara.
1. Go to Site administration. Select custom fields inside Courses as shown below:
2. Select option – which type of custom field do you want (say, menu of choices):
3. Fill the below form as per your requirement and save:
4. Now Read more…
In a project we are working on there are large number of pdf files for which field mapping data is stored in the database. In this project pdf forms are auto filled with data from Salesforce. Which PDF form field is mapped to which corresponding Salesforce object or field is Read more…
In one of our web development projects, we used font family named Calibri for breadcrumbs. This font worked fine on Ubuntu and Windows but on each browser of Mac fonts appeared bold.
We wrote the following code for making the text font normal and consistent for all operating systems:
.breadcrumb Read more…
If you want to redirect from http to https in CakePHP, generally redirect method code is like this:
$this->redirect(array(“controller” => “myController”,”action” =>t; “myAction”));
But if your site is running on http protocol it will redirect to the url with http protocol:
‘http://www Read more…
Retrieving users’ data from Moodle using External Java Application
We can write a basic REST moodle client code using Java to fetch users’ records from moodle. Before writing the code, you need to perform below steps in Moodle which are required in order to fetch the data:
1. Create external Read more…
You can create snapshots of the EBS volume which can help to restore to a prior state in future if required. Better is you can create a bash script and put the commands for taking snapshot in it and then put the script in task scheduler to run at specific Read more…
1. Login to Amazon Linux-AMI / Centos / RedHat:
2. To Upgrade from a previous version of the scripts:
# sudo yum install perl-DateTime
3. To install the scripts for the first time:
# sudo yum install perl-DateTime perl-Sys-Syslog perl-LWP-Protocol-https
4. Download & Unzip Read more…
In this post I will give an example of a Selenium script to count the number of products displayed on a web page. This is the screenshot of webpage:
As you can see products are displayed row wise with 4 products in 1 row. On scrolling down there are many Read more…
Index is used for storing values for a specific column in a table. An index is created on a column of a table and used to speed up search queries.
For Example :
Suppose we have a database table called Users with three columns – User_Name, User_Age, and User_Address. Assume that this Read more…
Let’s consider, we have a demo Restful service (created in Java Spring here but you can create in any language) to login user which accepts username and password as input and returns Success/Failure in response.
Request Object : Demo Login Request class :
Response Object :
Here is how to call Read more…
Description : Cakephp 3.0 provides a way to display different front end view for different clients using Themes. Theme is a plugin which follows the same structure as other cakephp plugins. Before Cakephp 3.0 it was only used to separate front end view for the clients. But in Cakephp Read more…
ACORD pdf forms are editable. We can not only fill data in existing input elements but also add more elements (like new buttons and fields) in the forms and invoke actions to submit data from pdf to an external URL.
In the example below we have an ACORD PDF in Read more…
Description : You have Fillable PDF on which you have button “Save Entered Data”. On button you want post the form data to php file.
Follow these steps :
1. Open Form with Adobe Acrobat Pro. Goto–>Tools.
2. From Tools, Go to Tools–>Rich Media.
3. Click on Select Object Read more…
See the screenshot below :
Line no 7 and 8 indicate problems due to no word wrapping
<table id=”dg” title=”Activity Info” class=”easyui-datagrid” style=”width:100%;height:81%”
toolbar=”#toolbar #searchtoobar” nowrap=”false”
rownumbers=”true” fitColumns Read more…
Steps to write script in Adobe Acrobat Pro
1. In Adobe Acrobat Pro, open Tools panel on the right, and search for Action wizard.
2. Double click on Action Wizard to open it. Click on New Action Wizard. It will open a new window. Click on More tools label and Read more…
Sometimes, HTML to PDF conversion does not show the same styling in PDF as it shows in HTML.
There are several reasons for that such as :
1. Bootstrap classes:
Using bootstrap classes in creating PDF could be the problem. A4 paper size has different width and height than our screen Read more…
While working on a project, we wanted to read csv from s3 bucket, store this data in another local file and insert it into database. We had S3 bucket url where csv was kept.
Samp S3 URL -‘http://www.xyz.com/1234.csv’;
Below is the sample code which reads Read more…
In one of our Moodle projects, we wanted to retrieve the list of users enrolled in a particular course. One way of getting this data was to query Moodle database and join all the relevant tables as listed below:
1. mdl_context – get records with contextlevel = CONTEXT_COURSE (CONTEXT_COURSE = 50) and instanceid Read more…
How to connect to Mysql in Selenium script?
Step 1: Import Mysql connector (JDBC driver):
Download connector from:
Download this jar file and import in Eclipse : MySQL-connector-java-5.1.18-bin.jar
Follow these steps in Eclipse:
Add the downloaded Jar to your Read more…