Archive for the 'development' Category

Gamers playing Nintendo Wii

We’re happy to announce that we added 10 new activities to that you can track in your quest to get more fit. The really interesting new statistic you can track is how long you play video games — this is more and more turning into a serious fitness activity with consoles like the Nintendo Wii encouraging gamers to get up and move when they’re playing.

Read the announcement about getting fit by playing video games here.

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New site launched: – Online RSS Reader for mobile devices header including links to the top 10 most popular feeds

We’re proud to announce a new site that has been in the works for a while. is aimed at making it dead-simple to read the latest news from all your favorite sites, including ones you didn’t even know were your favorite sites yet.

Explore new sites with

The concept is simple: Show the 5 freshest items posted from sites that are interesting to read in a clean format that is particularly suited for mobile browsing using a phone or device like a Treo.

Find a feed on

Check it out:

O’Reilly MVC PHP Web Application Framework

We here at Katanaa are big fans of the LAMP development stack.

(Linux Apache MySQL PHP)

Joe Stump over at the O’Reilly ONLamp development group has written a great series of articles on making web applications following the MVC (Model View Controller) method of programming for php.

We found that this framework provides us with a very lightweight framework to build our web applications on, and is very extensible.

Thanks a lot to Joe and the whole LAMP development center.

Read the article (via O’Reilly