Category: Technology

Major bugs and workarounds

Imagine you have been given the job of installing AC vent ducts in a house. Great. So you begin your work, starting from the basement for some reason. And there in the basement, you find a major fire outbreak. ????????? ????????? ????????? Oh great. So...

Viraat roop

Starting work on Time Manager

Okay, I have started working on the long demanded (for and by me) time management software. I got this idea a really long time ago and have seen nobody working on it so I think it is time I myself wrote it. Basically, it is...

CLion

JetBrains CLion

After a million years of trying out different IDEs, that I could use seamlessly on different machines with different operating systems, it seems I have finally found the right thing. To keep the record, here is a list of software I have tried: vim –...

VSTO installed in VS 2013 Community Edition

VSTO for Visual Studio 2013 (works with Community Edition also)

There are two ways to get Microsoft Office Developer Tools/VSTO for Visual Studio 2013: Download Visual Studio Tools for Office that works with Visual Studio 2013. As of today, file to be downloaded is “cba_bundle.exe“. Download Web Platform Installer (WebPI). File name is “wpilauncher.exe“. This is basically a...

UML Background Dark

Practical UML: A Hands-On Introduction for Developers

Abstract This tutorial provides a quick introduction to the Unified Modeling Language. The heart of object-oriented problem solving is the construction of a model. The model abstracts the essential details of the underlying problem from its usually complicated real world. Several modeling tools are wrapped...

Marketing and Technology

Marketing and Technology

So I had a chat with my boss. After a massive fuck-up, where I refused to deal with constant belittling from a DTL (Domain Tech Lead in PayPal) and then started working from home instead, I was contacted by managers and architects to ask me...

FVWM

FVWM

Just updated fvwm_patches project on GitHub, so all the patches apply on latest FVWM CVS snapshot. This has sent me back to those times when I was amply free and was full of enthusiasm. Let me tell you a story… Those were the times when...

Sorting for humans

Sorting for humans

If you are anything like me, you have at least once in your life tried to sort all the cards in a deck. Which sorting algorithm did you use? Well, humans generally use Insertion sort without even thinking. But the interesting part is that insertion...