Finally updated my blog theme in 2010

The first day I applied the theme that was on this blog most (almost all) of 2009, I knew I had to change it someday because it was too heavy. The only reason I liked that theme was how it differentiated between two posts on the homepage. Anyway, I have been spending quiet some time during the last few days to update my blog and use widgets (for the first time on WordPress platform :P) etc and I hope I have chosen a nice alternative to my previous theme, although I am pretty sure that some of you will still think its almost the same as the previous one but its not.
Read More Best of ’09: Five most addictive Facebook games

Reviews, Social Networking say Even though gaming on Facebook has been around for a while, 2009 was the year of the social gaming boom. Mafia Wars was the first game since Scrabulous to get a nod from mainstream media, and by the end of the year, you'd be hard pressed find anyone -- even your Mom -- who hasn't at least heard of FarmVille. Then there's the fact that these games are basically cash cows, corralling millions of dollars for Zynga, Playdom, Playfish and CrowdStar (and the prediction that social gaming will be a 5 billion dollar industry in a several years), we'd say this whole social gaming thing has officially taken hold, and we can't wait to see how these games change in 2010. Out of the 500+ games on Facebook,…
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Kohana or CodeIgniter or CakePHP?

Personal, PHP, Thoughts
I am going to start on a small system for internal use and I wanted to re-think my choice of CodeIgniter because it does not have templates or ORM. Guess what, I landed with KohanaPHP. It sounds very tempting that a new MVC Framework based on CodeIgniter with new features (especially ORM) is here but the documentation is really really poor. I tried googling for a book or tutorial and I was really disappointed to have found none. I tried for a book but no books. Looks like I have landed in some weird space that might be good looking but I need to get my hands dirty in the code to learn it and at the end of the day, it may seem that I have lost a…
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