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

WP 2.1 upgrade irks UTW

I was bit late to realize this, but after the recent WP upgrade to 2.1 there has been few hiccups with the UTW plugin (specifically release 3.141592 , that I use). The UTW tags would just vanish whenever a new comment was being posted or when you try to edit the post. Fortunately, there is...

Blogging with my vocal chords

Coinciding with the nomination process at the Indibloggies, the good people at the IndiCast, one of the most popular Podcast from India, were kind enough to invite me to talk about the Indian blog awards and help spread the word. It was a short but entertaining chat with Aditya Mhatre, his chum and co-host Abhishek...
Your Computer is your TV too

Your Computer is your TV too

The Indian economy is overheating, the feel-good factor does not merely exist on the story-board of political campaigns, and it has transgressed to Internet as well. Add to this a fizz of Web2.0 frenzy and you have a crazy concoction of Internet euphoria ready for the consumers. Dear readers, after YouTube desi wannabes Tera Video,...

The story of Social Justice

I normally do not post email forwards but this one is bitterly tickling, whoever wrote this has a great career ahead as a satirist IMHO. OLD VERSION… The ant works hard in the withering heat all summer long building his house and laying up supplies for the winter. The grasshopper thinks the ant’s a fool...