• Wifi STB Remote+ (JAVA) for laptop and desktops

    My Android App Wifi STB Remote+, which works as a remote for TataSky+ HD Settop boxes, now has a laptop/desktop counterpart. This application is built over Java and packaged as a Jar file. (Download link below.) So, Java (JRE 8 or JDK 8) needs to be installed on the computer where you want to run […]

  • Important Javascript Fundamentals for OOP Developers

    In this guide I have tried to put together all important nuts and bolts of Javascript. I had a really hard time learning JS, since all these parts were scattered over the net. I gradually found them over the years. I hope I have covered all of them. Please let me know in the comments […]

  • Lessons learned from PhoneGap (Cordova) and jQueryMobile on Android

    I recently created my first Android app – JustTodo. This is a simple app but took considerable time to finish due many unexpected problems. Google wasn’t too helpful either. Here is a list of issues I faced and their solutions I discovered. General tips Zooming and Scaling I presume that you have already encountered suggestions […]

  • The Emperor’s Old Clothes

    This is a republication from ACM’s archive of Prof. C. A. R. Hoare‘s lecture at 1980 ACM Turning Award. Prof. Hoare is popularly known for inventing QuickSort. The original piece can be found as PDF here. The primary reason for republishing this is the source PDF’s fonts. The PDF fonts are too horrible to read. […]

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Moved to eApps Cloud hosting.

Looks could be deceiving. While to users applegrew.com and its children (cink and blog) may look the same as before, but under the hood they are running from a new server. I have moved to eApps cloud based hosting plan from my previous VPS plan. Since for a few cents more I am getting more […]

CInk is now Online!

CInk | Applegrew. CInk (Beta) is now online at http://cink.applegrew.com/, and do check out its gallery at http://cink.applegrew.com/art.html.

Official Kinect Developer Kit: now available for download

Official Kinect Developer Kit: now available for download – Next at Microsoft – Site Home – TechNet Blogs. Finally official Kinect SDK released. Click the above link to learn more. Official Kinect SDK page: http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/redmond/projects/kinectsdk

Have you used Google’s new Search By Image?

I tired this. Don’t expect much though. It seems to be decent for searching places, art pictures (which means it can search abstract patterns, symbols etc.) and creatures. For everything this else it simply seems to match images’ histograms. Anyway this is not bad and quite useful. The google UI too is cool and supports […]

Minz Meyer’s Researchkitchen – CSS – Auto-height and margin-collapsing

Minz Meyer’s Researchkitchen – CSS – Auto-height and margin-collapsing. Wow! This is totally new. I never knew this concept. I was working on project of mine and was at my wits end when I stumbled upon this issue. Nice, learnt something new. 🙂

Javascript PC Emulator – Reviewed

Javascript PC Emulator. There are many crazy people in this world, but he is not one of them.  😛 The author of the above link has done something cool. Crate pure JS system emulator. That’s right a JS code which  can load binary kernel of the OS and run it inside your browser! Click the […]