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Published: 3 years ago

The Organic Food Propaganda

As you move up in Maslow’s hierarchy, you encounter new fears. One of them is food. You start to divide food into “healthy food” and “junk food”. You start to consume nutrition supplements. You start buying organic food for double the price. You start …

Published: 5 years ago

Using HAML views in laravel

Haml (HTML abstraction markup language) makes HTML ¬†look beautiful. Let me stop right there and point out that there is a better option, SLIM. However, it is only available for ruby. This specific project had to be done on PHP, therefore MtHAML (PHP implementation …

Published: 6 years ago

What I would like to see in iOS 7

WWDC is on June 10. Everybody is posting speculations, rumours and this is my first attempt at this trade. I will jump straight into the list. Unlike many other wishlists, this isn’t too long. Widgets in iPhone A social sharing API, so just like …

Published: 6 years ago

Deploying Rails to Openshift – Asset Pipeline Problems

I chose to go with Openshift for a new RoR project. Everything was smooth, until I started to commit and push frequently. Following assets would not compile. vendor/custom.modernizr (from Foundation framework) custom stylesheet_link_tag and javascript_link_tag I finally found that I have to add them …

Published: 6 years ago

A mere mortal’s search for a clean cloud host

Update: Pagodabox now supports PHP 5.4. Now this is my “Go to” host for PHP applications. I want to create a web application. I have two primary choices with respect to to the frameworks I can use. Laravel (PHP 5.4) or Ruby on Rails …

Published: 6 years ago

Drupal taxonomy term jump menu with optgroup for 1st level

Recently I had to create a jump menu in views, listing all terms in a vocabullary. Terms were of maximum 2 levels. This is how I did it: Create a view with “Jump Menu” style Add Term Name & Tid fields Add Taxonomy Term:parent …

Published: 6 years ago

Old habits die hard – “Maximized Windows”!

Yes. Whenever you change from a system in which you are working for quite a long time, it is inevitable to carry some practices along to the new system. Most of the times, such habits yield less than ideal results. As I upgraded to …

Published: 6 years ago

Why we chose iMac?

Today, 7 October 2012, we got an iMac for Netvinyas Softwares Pvt. Ltd. (My company). Many people think it is overpriced. We bought the cheapest iMac, which costs 64,900 rs, today. You can build 2 PCs with better specs for the same price. Why …

Published: 7 years ago

Javascript journey – The differences

So I am diving into the real JavaScript i.e. more than DOM manipulation using jQuery. As it is used for creating Windows 8 apps, cross platform mobile apps (using Appcelerator Titanium) and even on server side (via Node.js), understanding the JavaScript thoroughly is a …

Published: 7 years ago

Summer Tuition 2008…

I did not take tuition for first PU. People around me, including me concluded that the relatively low score in first PUC was because I did not take any external coaching. Solution was to join a coaching center. So I joined I.K. Naik’s tuition classes.

That was fun.