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Title does matter!

Jivha posted an interesting piece (or was it the Kournikova stuff?) on the significance of Titles of blog-posts. I can't agree more with him. A quote from his blog: With the increasing popularity of RSS-based newsreaders it is neccessary that the title of your post stand out from the tens and hundreds of other posts...

Maintenance projects and DPs

Not many developers get the opportunity to be part of a project through the entire SDLC. For many people who are working on maintenance project, where the product is already there, the developer is usually involved only in bug-fixing or minor enhancements. Having been involved in a few, I have always wondered on the question,...

BBM on Nuktachini

As the baton is passed by Ek Cup chai!, my Hindi blog, Nuktachini becomes the first indic blog to host the Bharteeya Blog Mela. Nominations are being invited for BBM's 37th edition. Blog posts written by Indians on Indian topics during December 7 – 10 can be nominated for the mela. This blog had the privilege to host mela once, you...

Generics Preview

Generics is the most profound of┬áchanges envisaged in Tiger. Greg Travis has this nice preview on it. In summary Generics offer the following advantages as per Greg: Better compile-time type checking: With generics, the type casting is implicit in the instantiation you are using, and it’s done at compile-time. By using a particular instantiation, you...