In an effort to revamp my websites, I have ventured into looking at current state of the CSS art. I have been picking up Bootstrap by default for more than a while. At some point, I was very impressed by Metro/Modern design language that Microsoft was adopting and thus used Metro UI CSS 2.0 for my … Continue reading Styling with CSS in 2018
As we have seen in last couple of centuries, every few long decades the world undergoes some kind of stability shift. This may mean a shift in how government works, or how economy works or can be a change is global power dynamics, as we have most recently seen with the conclusion of cold war … Continue reading Culmination of next stage of world stability
Today I needed to find the number of commits per file in a directory. Doing that by going into each files' mercurial log and counting manually is a incredibly boring chore. But, the following PowerShell script came to save my life: If gist embed is not working above, click here.
I liked the describe MyTable in MySQL and missed it on SQL Server when I started to work with it. Turns out, there is a way to do the same there as well: This is not exactly the same as describe MyTable but it serves similar purpose.
There is an irony about fondness of language in a programmer’s life. I am not very particular about any programming language, I can read and understand and code in quite a few of those. But, my affection is not same for every language I know, and there is the irony. My favorite language is C++. … Continue reading Irony of language fondness
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Here follows the 3 rules of variables: a variable shall be declared as late as possible a variable shall be initialized before its first used a variable shall not be initialized with a meaningless value originally posted on Quora
Today one of my friends was asking on Facebook, what are the utilities of Tablets? I commented what I thought about it, and here it follow: Until Surface came, tablet was immature. Now, it is getting a shape and user base too. Here, at US, I see a lot of people using tablets. They have … Continue reading Just another comment on Tablets
Apparently, grammar does not bear any significance. Just look around, lay your ears and listen, read status updates, tweets, posts floating abound in streams of social networks – even newspapers, official documents, emails sent by executives. What do you notice? Every day, with utmost annoyance, I read and hear English sentences, if linguists agree to … Continue reading Defy or deify English grammar?
It’s long, seems like one third of lifetime or may be more! Every year it comes back and adds one more year to my age. Some might argue it as one more year spent, I’d say it is one more year earned. 10/10 is arguably the most beautiful figure as date and indeed a nice … Continue reading Recurring Anniversary