App & Software, Dev & Design, Development, Magento, Tech, Tools, Web

8 powerful magento extensions and their benefits


Magento is a great eCommerce platform which remains the first choice of leading brands when it comes to developing a productive e-commerce website, which can sell the products effectively. There is no doubt that Magento is a popular CMS for e-commerce websites, however if you are looking for making your


Android (Java), App & Software, Dev & Design, Development, Django, Mobile, Software, Tech, Technology, Tools

Test GCM and APNS push notifications online


This article introduces pushwatch, a tool to test GCM and APNS push notifications online for free. Pushwatch is a simple and easy to use online too that helps you send test GCM and APNS push notification messages both in simple and JSON format to your android and iOS devices respectively. Pushwatch


App & Software, Blogging, Dev & Design, Development, Django, Python, Tech, Tools, Tutorials, Web

Adding robots.txt to your Django Project


In this post we are going to list multiple ways of adding a robots.txt file to your django project. Robots.txt or Robots exclusion protocol is basically a text file that defines the rules for search engine robots (or bots) to inform the robots what part of the website should be


App & Software, Development, Linux, Tech, Terminal, Tools, Tutorials

mysql_config not found – mysql-python on MAC OSX

mysql python

I recently faced this error while installing mysql-python on my MAC machine. EnvironmentError: mysql_config not found There are two steps to resolve this error. First make sure you have mysql installed. If mysql is not installed, Install mysql and then in your bashrc add the path to your mysql installation.


Devops, Server, Tech, Tools, Web

Fluentd vs Logstash, An unbiased comparison

Fluentd vs Logstash

Fluentd (official website) & Logstash (official website) are open source data collectors, majorly used for transportation of log data to a centralized location / server. In this article we are going to compare Fluentd and Logstash data collectors to transport log data from various servers to a centralized server. We are going


Javascript, jQuery, jQuery plugins, Mobile, Tools, Web

A simple crossbrowser, cross device multiselect jQuery plugin – sumoselect

The problem: Problem appeared to me first, when i was looking for a select plugin for one of my website. My requirements were simple, i want a light jquery plugin which i can customize easily according to my site’s design. Also i want it to be consistent across all the


Installation & Setup, Software, Tools

Phabricator Installation – Step By Step Guide


At techstricks, we believe that more you organize yourself and your team, easier it will become to achieve your goals. In this post we are going to discuss about a set of tools that will help your start-up or company to get more organized. Better yet, what we are about