• 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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The HDFC scumbags.

I got a call from HDFC saying that I am being offered a Credit Card which has no renewal fees. I needed one but only for international online transactions like paying for this server, but didn’t want to incur any additional maintenance charges. Well so, I inquired and was assured that there are NO MAINTENANCE […]

The Carrier Frequency: Setting up OpenCV 2.0 in Eclipse on Windows

The Carrier Frequency: Setting up OpenCV 2.0 in Eclipse on Windows. A guide on how setup OpenCV 2.0 in Eclipse Helios; and this actually works.

Important links for HDFC Credit/Debit Card owners.

HDFC Credit Cards are good but their site suck, at least the site navigation and the number of places you need to register. Below are the vital links that every HDFC Credit Card users must bookmark. Credit Card Important Links:- HDFC Bank Credit Card Login – https://netbanking.hdfcbank.com/netbanking/CCLogin.html HDFC Pay Credit Card Bill – http://www.billdesk.com/pgidsk/pgmerc/hdfccard/index.jsp Create […]

Cold night

It is 3am in the night. I am still wide awake and have pulled back the window shades to let the cold winter air come in. Dunno what but there is something magical about cold winter nights. Something inside me likes cold nights like this. I catch cold quite soon but still the cold wind […]

Oracle Outlines Plans for Java Platform

Oracle Outlines Plans for Java Platform. Oracle’s Java RoadMap.

Movie Review: Anjaana Anjaani | The Vigil Idiot

Movie Review: Anjaana Anjaani | The Vigil Idiot. Great comic. 🙂