Liar Liar

Whose Lie Is It Anyway?

A few months ago, I came across this perplexing insight from the Stack Overflow Developer Survey. The question asked developers to evaluate their competence in their chosen skill set, and almost 70% of the respondents judged themselves as “above average”. Only a minuscule 10% admitted that they are below average. Even the Stack Overflow folks […]

Aiming for the Cloud Foundry Certified Developer (CFCD) certification? Here are some tips.

I recently cleared the Cloud Foundry Certified Developer (CFCD) certification and thought that I would share some tips for the benefit of others. CFCD is a professional cloud native developer certification. It’s an excellent way for the developers to demonstrate their Cloud skills in general and Cloud Foundry expertise in specific. CFCD is a remotely […]

So, less educated drivers cause more road accidents? Think again.

Let’s accept it. Most of the educated lot has this popular perception that maximum accidents are caused by drivers who are illiterate or received very less education. We think that, in general, educated people are likely to drive more cautiously, be more aware of traffic rules and would abide by them and would obviously exercise […]

Dealing with Languages

Our friends and colleagues from other places often ask us, “How do you Indians manage back there amidst a myriad of languages?” I have always found this difficult to answer, for I was mostly able to manage my Hindi with some hints of English. You would agree perhaps that whether we have hundreds of languages […]

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.

Overdoing the Anna Hazare thing?

It’s the parliament that has the “rights” to do it, we cannot allow a herd of people to dictate how laws should be made in this country, though they are free to suggest. Anna’s team should have the capability to convince the parliamentarians, they cannot wage a war to get their things done.