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

Tomcat as NT Service

I recently received a query from Zena Sam based on one of my post at Javaranch on installing Tomcat as a Service. She writes: I have seen your post about Tomcat Service in Javaranch site. I looked at the posts…am trying to a similar thing what you have tried to…call a batch file from Wise...

Blog strolling -1

With most of the bloggers being IT professionals and students (I seem to be too sure on that), it is a refreshing change to see a lady “criminal psychologist” blogging. Thenga, Manga, Pattani, Sundal is the blog I stumbled upon recently (though I didn't quite get the need of having another blog with the same...

Zooming in on India's map

At least there is some initiative for India. Me thinks Map My India, the desi version of Mapquest has still long way to go but it's good. I tried searching for my locality at my native place Bhopal (only a limited number of cities are covered as of now) and though it just managed to...

Gosling coming to India

The Java “pitru-purush” (father figure), James Gosling will be on his maiden India visit this week. He would be here to participate in the Sun Tech Days, taking place on May 20-21 at Hyderabad. The theme for this year is “Turning Ideas into Innovation”. It should be a grand event as there are almost 3...