• 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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Imitinef Mercilet – Free Blood Cancer Medicine ~ is a Hoax

Many of you might have a received mails similar to the one below. Subject: Free Medicine for Blood Cancer!!!! Please don’t delete this without forwarding Dear all, I have forwarded it to the maximum I can. Let it reach the 110 crores Indians and the remaining if any. Put yourself, if you or your brother […]

Photo Gallery updated!

Angshuman’s Photo Gallery updated! @ http://www.applegrew.com/pg/adeb.html

Lomography

Learnt a new word today – Lomography. It is an approach to photography that tends to oversaturate the colors; making even the dull pictures look appealing. More info @ en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lomography.

ridiculous_fish » Blog Archive » Will it optimize?

Nice post on GCC Optimization. ridiculous_fish » Blog Archive » Will it optimize?.

New Photography

I have a friend Angshuman Debraj. His photography and Photoshop finishings are very impressive. So, I have now built a gallery for him on my server at www.applegrew.com/pg/adeb.html. For more updated pictures and his musings about his photography head to his blog @ www.angshuman.com.

Fix non-stop repeated proxy authentication dialog box in FireFox.

If repeated proxy authentication in Firefox bugging you so much, here is the trick to fix it. I tried and it is working fine. In FF Location bar, type about:config, and press Enter. “This might void your warranty!” warning page may appear. Click I’ll be careful, I promise!, to continue to the about:config page. In […]