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Free Captchas, Google App Engine and OCR

Free Captchas, Google App Engine and OCR

Captchas are the distorted, almost unreadable strings you have to retype in a web page in order to do a specific action. The purpose of the captcha is to make sure the form has been filled by a human and not a “bot”. Most of the time you will find captchas on login and comment pages. […]

Go Dynamic with Google App Engine Cron Jobs

Go Dynamic with Google App Engine Cron Jobs

Using shared hosting services still is the most affordable solution for small and medium business projects. However, one of the features you often have to let go using shared hosting is server side autonomous processing. Imagine you want to automatically send an email to all users with expired account or you want to clean a […]

Technology Cost

Technology Cost

When I start a new web project, I am more excited by the new technology challenges I have to face than by the financial and legal aspect of the project.  However, these aspects of the project gave me a lot of headaches in the last few months. Two years ago, excited by my new idea, […]

basbrun.appspot.com

basbrun.appspot.com

I have updated my Google App Engine base website. You can try it at: basbrun.appspot.com and get the code at: http://github.com/pchretien/gaebase. This version is a merge with the developpement done on secretquiz.com.  The site offers a fully functionnal user management system with a simple contact form. The code is distributed under GPL so feel free to use […]

Google App Engine Email Service

Google App Engine Email Service

Help improving Google App Engine, go to the Google App Engine Issues page and vote for the issue 677. This is a big no go for many GAE developpers using the Mail service: http://code.google.com/p/googleappengine/issues/list Take a few minutes to read more about the needs of the Google App Engine community. Philippe Chrétien

SecretQUIZ.com Alpha

SecretQUIZ.com Alpha

I have released a first version of SecretQUIZ.com. This release is in its Alpha stage so it may change considerably in the next few days. SecretQUIZ allows you to securely share information with your friends with no need of complicated encryption applications. SecretQUIZ is based on the authentification principle. You write a small quiz with […]

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