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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

Happy new year

Null Pointer wishes its readers and well wishers and their families a very happy and prosperous new year 2005.

Google Suggest and other things

Joel pointed to Google Suggest, another incredible offering from the guys who always think different. I agree with Joel when he says that “Google is very publicly raising the bar on the quality of interfaces that people will expect from web pages.” What inspires me is the approximate number of search results displayed along side...

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,...