Ko Chit's Blog (36)

10 questions to ask when selecting open source products for your enterprise (By Chamindra De Silva)

Source: http://www.itpro.lk/node/7051

About the Author: Chamindra de Silva is head of Strategic Initiatives, Global Technology Office at global IT services company Virtusa and the director of Sahana - open source Disaster Management Project, which was founded following the Asian tsunami of December 2004. He has been… Continue

Added by Ko Chit on July 1, 2010 at 6:30am — No Comments

10 simple but provocative ideas that may change the way you think (and live) …

1) Have no fear

Don’t be afraid to fail. Don’t be afraid to say what you believe is right. Be brave with what you do. Fear will only arrest you and your future.

2) Nothing is wrong with you

Everyone is unique. If you don’t fit into certain group or type of people, please don’t feel that something is wrong with you. Or don’t try to force yourself to join with them. You are who you are. And don’t let those anxieties affect the way you live.

3) Ask questions (more…


Added by Ko Chit on January 28, 2010 at 2:30pm — 28 Comments

In Memory of Uncle U Win Aung (1944-2009)

In memory of Uncle U Win Aung, I like to share one of his beliefs and optimism for the future of Myanmar. The following was the last Question and Answer from the Time Asia’s 1999 November Interview:


TIME: But it's the end of the rainy season. Do you see clarity on the horizon?

Win Aung: Yes.

Source:… Continue

Added by Ko Chit on November 4, 2009 at 3:00pm — 3 Comments

ALPHA Ko Ye's အိတ္ေဆာင္တိပိဋက

I am excited to read about this new pocket Tipitaka developed by Ko Ye Myat Thu's Alpha Mandalay. Ko Ye has been working in many Buddhism related IT projects for longtime. I like to share the article about the product from Lawka Ahla here. Congratulations Ko Ye!

Source: http://www.lawka-ahla.com/news.php?item.827

အိတ္ေဆာင္တိပိဋက… Continue

Added by Ko Chit on September 23, 2009 at 12:00pm — 5 Comments

SourceForge 2009 Community Choice Awards

Best Tool or Utility for SysAdmins


Best Project for Academia


Most Likely to Change the Way You Do Everything

PortableApps.com: Portable Software/USB.

Best Project for Multimedia


Best Tool or Utility for Developers


Best Visual Design

PortableApps.com: Portable… Continue

Added by Ko Chit on July 24, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

Twitter Hacked Secrets Exposed

Source reference: Web Guild http://http://www.webguild.org/2009/07/twitter-hacked-secrets-exposed.php

Twitter was hacked by a French hacker and some of the valuable company secret information were exposed. The hacker's pseudo is "Hacker Croll" and he/she gained various level of access including Gmail and Paypal accounts of twitter employees. for the detail… Continue

Added by Ko Chit on July 16, 2009 at 6:30am — 3 Comments

60+ Open Courseware Collections to Help You Be a Better Teacher (By Christina Laun)

The following is a great resourceful guide written by Christina Laun. I suggest visiting the original site for full reference and related links.

60+ Open Courseware Collections to Help You Be a Better Teacher

By Christina Laun Source:… Continue

Added by Ko Chit on February 9, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Funny and Creative 404 Error Pages

For those who are designing web pages. Here comes all funny 404 custom error pages for your websites ready to use :-)

This one is my favorite:

For more..…


Added by Ko Chit on January 27, 2009 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

ကၽြန္ေတာ္တုိ႕ႏွင့္ မုိဘုိင္းလ္ဖုန္းေရာဂါ (by Yangonthar)


This blog is so good that I have to copy and post it here. Sorry I didn't ask permission from Yangonthar, who is the owner of this post. I hope he will forgive me.

I like all our MyanmarITPros to read. Thanks,

Ko Chit

Source: http://myanmarictweek.com/page/2/ Posted by Yagonthar

ျမန္မာေငြ က်ပ္ေျခာက္ေသာင္းမွ် ရွိရံုမွ်ႏွင့္ ဖုန္းကိုင္ႏိုင္ေတာ့မည္။ ထိုသတင္းသည္ ေတာမီးပမာ ျပန္႔ႏွံ႕သြားၿပီးေနာက္… Continue

Added by Ko Chit on December 14, 2008 at 8:00am — 16 Comments

Open Source and Outsourcing

What Outsourcers Can Learn from Open-Source Communities

The following article from CIO site is very valuable - it tells how outsourcers can copy the success from open source practitioners:

Source:… Continue

Added by Ko Chit on December 5, 2008 at 4:00am — No Comments

OWASP - the free and open application security community

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) provides a lot of learning opportunities. Especially they have recorded sessions from their conferences. I thinks it is also good idea some Myanmar Security Specialist to join them and promote similar forum in MM.
Please visit www.owasp.org for details.

Ko Chit

Added by Ko Chit on November 10, 2008 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

1st Anniversary of Myanmar IT Pros

One year ago, Ko Phyo and I started MyanmarITPros.com to get connected with our old and new IT friends. We also have a simple vision to help as much as we can to fellow IT professionals and students through our social network site. Today, we have 2853 members and are very proud to have all of you here. We also thank you for active participation as well as valuable contribution you make during the year.

As any site can expect, our site has been up and down with some disturbance (or… Continue

Added by Ko Chit on November 5, 2008 at 12:53pm — 20 Comments

Sitagu Sayartaw is joining Myanmar Bloggers' Community

Please visit his blog at http://www.sitagusasana.blogspot.com/ and show your support.


ko Chit

Added by Ko Chit on June 25, 2008 at 11:17pm — 1 Comment

Any Project Idea? MyanmarITPros will sponsor your group's domain and hosting package

Dear MyanmarITPros,

I will like to see more of you getting involved in OpenSource Technology and Communities. I believe that is the way of our IT future, and we, people from developing countries, can benefit a lot from OpenSource initiatives. For this simple reason, I want to sponsor hosting packages (your group's own domain/MySQL/PHP full support, etc.) to our Groups or whoever is interested, to start, create and contribute in any legal OpenSource projects .

For example, I…


Added by Ko Chit on June 12, 2008 at 11:51am — 8 Comments

Open Source Tools for MyanmarITPros

Dear MyanmarITPros,

Do you want to host a Web Conference? Instread of paying $50/month, we can get a free web conference account from Dimdim http://dimdim.com/

Do you need AVI Screen Recorder and AVI-SWF Convertor? Please get Camstudio at…


Added by Ko Chit on June 2, 2008 at 9:40am — 1 Comment

Burma Viral Video






Added by Ko Chit on May 17, 2008 at 12:41pm — 4 Comments

Bill Gates offers three million dollars for Myanmar relief

Source: AFP http://afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5gESUzlZ84BAl2Yk2c5o2ffpFEu6g

Microsoft's Gates offers three mln dlrs for Myanmar relief

Speaking at a…


Added by Ko Chit on May 12, 2008 at 4:16am — 1 Comment



The following experienced NGOs have all been established on the ground in Burma formany years, including in Irrawaddy, Bago, Yangon Divisions and Rakhine and Mon States. They are variously already conducting

assessments and…


Added by Ko Chit on May 7, 2008 at 11:07am — No Comments

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