About Me

M Asif Rahman

My name is M Asif Rahman. I love creating things! I am long time WordPress Enthusiast and Serial Entrepreneur. I am Founder of A. R. Communications, Alo Ventures, 360 Web Expert etc etc. I do read a lot and I write too, I foundered The Tech Journal, The Dhaka Times etc and serving information to millions. I invest and love to help startups and proudly involved with Trance App, Leanplum, FutureStartUp, Facebook and several other companies from their early stage. Among many other things I am Google Glass Explorer, and I appear in various WordCamp around the world. And most importantly I am a blessed Dad of a super cute little princess, and husband of a lovely wife! [More about me]

What’s Happening!

Introducing UniServer WPReMix

UniServer WPReMix is a portable local server for Windows Operating System, which comes prepacked with WordPress. Its a simple zip package, you just have to extract and run, you will get a fully configured WordPress installed and ready for your test or local development. I made this to make things super easy for new WordPress developer. Its light weight, and no more server and port configuration.

UniServer WPReMix
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Get HostGator $174/Month Dedicated Server For Only $99/3 Month

I just noticed that HostGator are offering a new deal on their dedicated server. Their basic dedicated server which they sale at $174 USD per month normally, now available at only $99 USD for 3 Month or $199 USD for first 6 Month, means direct $423 or $845 discount respectively. Server details, coupon, links inside.

HostGator Dedicated Offer
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Man of Steel Will not be as dark as Nolan’s Dark Knight Trilogy

I was reading a nice interview of Hans Zimmer composer of “Man of Steel“, the soon to be released Superman movie. Due to the heavy involvement of Christopher Nolan, the director of The Dark Knight Trilogy I had a feeling he will try to make this Superman reboot in a new Dark way. And first trailer also gave us that hint. Now Zimmer giving us new hope.

Man Of Steel
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Solution For PHP Split Function deprecated Error

split() is a very common PHP function. Here I am not going to discuss its usage. But I will give a super simple solution for the error “Deprecated: Function split() is deprecated“. This error is annoying, and will happen to everyone using split() function. So, keep reading for the super easy solution.

Why We Are Getting This Error Suddenly?

From PHP.net

preg_split(), which uses a Perl-compatible regular expression syntax, is often a faster alternative to split(). If you don’t require the power of regular expressions, it is faster to use explode(), which doesn’t incur the overhead of the regular expression engine.

And, apparently “split” is removed as of PHP 5.3.x, in the preparation for PHP 6.0.
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