Since 2003
A brilliant (sic) coalesce of Technology (where the emphasis is on Java), Internet, Blogging, Indic-blogging, current-affairs, politics, entertainment industry and topics that concern India.
Java for young developers

Java for young developers

Are you teaching someone Java? Do you know anyone who is taking an introductory training in Java? Do you want your 5 year old kid to start on Java? If yes, then you can help them further by introducing to free interactive IDEs made just for this purpose.
Writing custom XPath rules for PMD

Writing custom XPath rules for PMD

PMD comes with a set of handy rules, which more than often are sufficient for any project. However, in real life projects you also need some custom rules to be created. This article talks about writing custom PMD rules using XPath.
Author Spotlight Wordpress Widget

Author Spotlight WordPress Widget

Author Spotlight is a new Wordpress widget recently created by me and added to the Wordpress plugin repository. The Widget displays the profile of the author width the author website link and author profile photo on the Post (Single) page.
PODvantage

PODvantage

Self publishing is no more vanity publishing and in this age of e-publishing more and more brick and mortar publishers are adapting to the new trend. In this article Debashish Chakrabarty and Ravishankar Shrivastava would take you to the world of self-publishing where they also explore the POD scene in...
An interview with Dr Sugata Mitra

An interview with Dr Sugata Mitra

An interview with award winning scientist & proponent of the Hole in the Wall (HIW) experiment: Dr Sugata Mitra. He started the experiment at the slums at Kalkaji, Delhi in 1999 & proved that kids could learn computers without formal training and teachers.

Latest entries

39th Bharteeya Blog Mela

Ladies and Gentlemen! It's my privilege to host the weekly celebration of Bharteeya Blog Mela this week. And here is a formal invitation: Translated, that means: nominations for the 39th mela are open and may be submitted using the comments area for this post. If you go by rules, they have been quoted by last...

Phew…

Months of activity, loads of brickbats (ranging from bad template — despite the excellent work by Chugs, poor management, disagreement with the methodology, rigging at the polls, being partisan to Hindi blogdom right unto being pooh-poohed on my anonymity and bad English) and now a breeze of praises, organizing Indibloggies was arduous compared to the...

Thorns of Desire!

The song itself may not matter, picturisation does. The song is being played everywhere. Pubs, Panwallahs, Auto-rikshaws, market places, leave alone the promos on your pious home TV. Your kaamwali bai may be humming it silently (your kid may do that stealthily). The raunchiness of this titillating music video Kaanta Lagaa has stung every nook...

Hindustan times' ePaper

News paper giant Hindustan times has come up with a new ePaper concept. The catch is, it is a premium, subscription based content where they promise the replica of the print edition would be available online even before it would reach regular reader's doorstep. The concept is one coined by Bodhtree who are apparently servicing...