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You’re Doing It Wrong – ACM Queue

You’re Doing It Wrong – ACM Queue. All CS students must read this. I thought of this once but never realized that this has so much impact.

Why The New Guy Can’t Code

Why The New Guy Can’t Code. Read the link above to know how IT companies’ technical interview should be. Not asking some quiz. It is really frustrating when you are asked such questions in interview which you know is never going to be needed in the job.  When you get reject because of those questions, […]

TataSky HD firmware updated.

The TataSky HD digicom auto updated today. The UI is hell lot sleeker, smooth and non-obstructive. And a hell lot more HD channels. I am loving it. 🙂

If you think Javascript and Html DOM are synonymous or the same thing, then you need to read this.

The DOM and JavaScript – MDC Doc Center. If you think Javascript and Html DOM are synonymous or the same thing, then you are badly mistaken. So if nodejs has Javascript interpreter then that doesn’t mean it will have DOM too! Read the above link to understand this very basic concept.

Installing nodeJs in Windows (The easiest way)

The immensely exciting nodejs is not really made to run on Windows, but like me, if you want to develop on a Windows system then you will need to install it on Windows. Installing nodeJs on Windows Get the Windows binary from Download the complete package. The current version is 0.4.4. You can download […]

New (possible) social engineering attack using forums.

First a disclaimer: I am not 100% sure if the incident that I am about to mention was really a social engineering attack to steal my email id. The attacker introduced himself as Osher. Osher if your intentions were really good then do let me know and I sincerely apologies. The incident Refer to the […]

Why Is PayPal Screwing Indians? Short version.

Today I received the following mail from PayPal As part of our commitment to provide a high level of customer service, we would like to give you a 30-day advance notice on changes to our user agreement for India. With effect from 1 March 2011, you are required to comply with the requirements set out […]

Amar’s blog: Making sense of standard deviation

Amar’s blog: Making sense of standard deviation. Very good blog post which tries to explain the intuitive meaning of Standard Deviation.

Java subList() gotcha.

Recently I stumbled upon an issue of stuck thread. The thread seemed to be stuck with stack trace something like the one below:- java.util.SubList$1.nextIndex( java.util.SubList$1.nextIndex( …Repeated 100s of times… java.util.SubList$1.nextIndex( java.util.SubList$1.hasNext( java.util.SubList$ java.util.SubList$ …Again repeated 100s of times… java.util.SubList$ java.util.AbstractList.hashCode( java.util.Collections$UnmodifiableList.hashCode( org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.util.CollectionUtils$DelegatingCollection.hashCode( … My initial reaction was – huh?! Well googling revealed a blog post […]

Bloggers’ Rights | Electronic Frontier Foundation

Bloggers’ Rights | Electronic Frontier Foundation. Rights of a blogger.

Java Performance in 64bit land

Roo’s View » Blog Archive » Java Performance in 64bit land. Verdict: If your application runs on 32bit Java then don’t upgrade to 64bit Java! You surprised? Click on the link above.

Windows Phone 7 is, as we speak, losing fantastic applications because of its approval process.

Designer Silverlight » Blog Archive » Windows Phone 7 UX – One Size Does Not Fit All. I would like to quote one para from the linked post. I can’t overestimate how frustrated my clients are with the Microsoft approval process. It ranges from sadness to fury. Clients who are on virtually all other platforms […]