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Simple Dashboard with Tab Slideshow

I had almost forgotten about Tab Slideshow for Firefox but an appropriate application of it jogged my memory. We wanted to show a few build reports on the dashboard and also wanted th...

Dec 07, 2011

Airport Express as Remote Speakers for Airplay - Also with Linux

I have an airport express that I used to use as my wireless router when I travel. Very convenient and useful when hotels do not provide a wireless.(Yes I am looking at you Marriott.) ...

Sep 30, 2011

Why I use Firefox over Chrome?

For development I choose to use tools which make the code transparent. Hence I prefer to use simple text editors over IDEs (although I like IntelliJ for Java code), or browsers that h...

Dec 18, 2010

Boost your BASH - and never again work with a plain shell

Over the past few months I have been using a community version of bashprofile, bashlogin, emacs settings and such. It started when Muness shared his bash_vcs (which was pimped command...

Oct 25, 2010

Software KVM that works on linux, OSX and Windows

I was using Teleport for Mac as my KVM. But I could only control a mac mini and my laptop with it. I was looking for something that would work with Ubuntu and MacOSX switching the key...

Sep 12, 2010

Ruby Kaigi 2010 - Report

Returned from Ruby Kaigi last weekend. The conference was held in Tsukuba International Convention Center and attended much of the enthusiastic ruby community (including Matz, Chad Fo...

Sep 12, 2010

Ruby Kaigi 2010 - Rocking the Enterprise with Ruby

Uploading the beta version of the presentation for today’s ruby kaigi talk.

Aug 28, 2010

Streaming Media from Ubuntu to Bravia

Over this weekend I set out to connect my Ubuntu machine with my Sony Bravia TV.( With inspiration from Sachin Dharmapurikar and DLNA.)

Aug 04, 2010

Setting up wireless usb card on Ubuntu - Lucid Lynx

I have faced the same problems with Wireless Networking as mentioned bymany on the web.

Jun 25, 2010

ActiveResource is an oxymoron?

One of the projects I worked on recently consisted of a number of applications interacting with each other over REST. These applications were written with an intention to obtain loose...

Jun 07, 2010