Why is it modern to be non-Java? Java have a high reputation for being  solid and scalable in large enterprise solutions

Why is it modern to be non-Java? Java have a high reputation for being solid and scalable in large enterprise solutions

A very philosophical question, this one. I see modern those languages that were not there a couple/few years ago. Definitely java is seen as the older, more enterprisey technology. I don’t think many startups in silicon valley use it, they use more php (facebook), python,…

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How to add speaker notes to reveal

How to add speaker notes to reveal

I came across to a great HTML Presentation Framework: reveal.js, which is a framework used to create stunning presentations using either a visual editor or simple text. https://github.com/hakimel/reveal.js/ Its create flexibility allows me to create my slides using Markdown https://help.github.com/articles/markdown-basics and convert everything by using…

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How do I access variables from the main class from another class (java)?

How do I access variables from the main class from another class (java)?

Fields are declared outside of a class’s methods and are usually found right below the class declaration. Fields can be accessed by all methods of a class. They can also be accessed from other classes (unless they are private) using the dot operator. If a…

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How to resize a VirtualBox vmdk file

How to resize a VirtualBox vmdk file

The below command will resize the image to 50GB VBoxManage clonehd "source.vmdk" "cloned.vdi" –format vdi VBoxManage modifyhd "cloned.vdi" –resize 51200 VBoxManage clonehd "cloned.vdi" "resized.vmdk" –format vmdk

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How to Delete Auto Backup Photos without a plugin.

How to Delete Auto Backup Photos without a plugin.

i. Open “Instant Upload” under your Google+ Photos ii. Hit the End key. Your browser window will scroll down to the bottom of what’s currently displayed. Since Google+ will load up more photos, hit End again. Repeat as necessary. iii. Click and drag from below…

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Get the list of the tables in Oracle

Get the list of the tables in Oracle

The corresponding mysql command “show tables” in oracle is: SELECT table_name FROM user_tables

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SpinRite

SpinRite

SpinRite is a computer software program for scanning magnetic data storage devices such as hard disks, recovering data from them and refreshing their surfaces. When the program encounters a sector with errors that cannot be corrected by the disk drive’s error-correcting code, it tries to…

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Varnish

Varnish

Varnish is my faviourite cache server, here I list bits and pieces on that I’ve picked up when working with this very fast and sparsely documented cache server. Find the least cached URIs To improve your cache hit ratio, the best thing to do is…

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Set Gmail as Your Browser’s Default Email Client with a Simple Hack

Set Gmail as Your Browser’s Default Email Client with a Simple Hack

Open Gmail in Chrome. Press Ctrl+Shift+J (Windows) or Cmd+Opt+J (Mac) to open Chrome’s built-in JavaScript console. Paste the following into the console and press Enter: navigator.registerProtocolHandler("mailto", "https://mail.google.com/mail/?extsrc=mailto&url=%s", "Gmail"); Chrome will prompt you, asking if you’d like to “Allow Gmail (mail.google.com) to open all email links?” Click…

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Booting Operating System from USB Drive in VMware Fusion 3.x

Booting Operating System from USB Drive in VMware Fusion 3.x

There are a lot of how-to guides on the internet to create a bootable Windows7 USB drive. Unfortunately you can’t boot such a USB stick out of the box fromVMware Fusion on Mac OS X. But there are workarounds to get the USB based Operating System booting…

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