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The Wincy Code

8 Jun

Tweet And more… Robert LongDan sat brooding over the naked body that lay spread eagled on the floor. His brows furrowed as he fixed his gaze on the nether regions of the body. His eyes glazed and he looked up at the glittering sky through the glass ceiling of the Loo’vre. A poke in his […]

The Alienation…

8 Jun

Tweet And one more… Scene – I “So what is the least distance the fly must travel to reach from one vertex of the cube to the one exactly opposite to it ? Remember that the cube is hollow and the fly cannot fly !” – Bang ! It was like getting shot point-blank with […]

To Err… is Human…

8 Jun

Tweet Another one dug out from the depths of the old blog…. Err… The baton has been passed. The colors of space have faded into the sunset. From the depths of Core Dumps the Error has risen… The slanting beam of highlight from the sole Breakpoint that was hanging beside a loop cast an eerie […]

Lighttpd + PHP + MySQL + eAccelerator = WordPress on steroids

30 Apr

Tweet Introduction I recently shifted my blog from Dreamhost to Mosso. Dreamhost was constantly throwing up out of memory errors for my blog and there was no quick way to detect why other than disabling all my plugins and enabling them one by one. That is one route I did not want to take. I […]

The Ground Beneath My Feet…

14 Apr

Tweet This is a post I wrote 3 years back when I was trying my hand at creative writing… It was lost in cyberspace until recently when I chanced upon it… Hope you like it… For the uninitiated, 15th of August is the Indian Independence Day… (more…)

Scream for me Bangalore….

18 Feb

Tweet When Iron Maiden performed for the first time in India, on the 17th of March, 2007 at the Palace Grounds in Bangalore, Bruce Dickinson, in a response to the ergo familiar complaint of Indian fans, “We have waited for 17 years for you guys….”, replied that it won’t be 17 months before they come […]

Implementing and Configuring SAP MII – The Book

3 Feb

Tweet It was early last year when Dipankar and I were approached by SAP Press to author a book on SAP MII 12.0. From there, it has been a very enriching journey for both of us as we discovered that we had a lot more to learn, both about SAP MII as well as the […]

Thou shalt not fight with your wife over ice-cream…

29 Dec

Tweet … And especially when Craig is around with his camera… Well, this happened at BarCon08 in Bangalore, the night before SAP TechED.  After a round of drinks and Dinner at the 13th Floor, I wanted to have ice-cream and thus dragged the gang, including Craig, to a famous ice-cream parlour (Corner House) on Residency […]

Jon Reed Interviews 3 SAP Mentors on their SAP TechED Bangalore, 2008 experience

24 Nov

Tweet Fellow SAP Mentor Jon Reed of JonERP.com who made it a point to be physically at SAP TechEd Vegas and virtually in Berlin and Bangalore, did a small virtual round table with SAP Mentors Dipankar Saha and Somnath Manna of IBM India and Abesh Bhattacharjee (yes… me  😆 ). Below is the article that […]

Tour de Flex : Your Desktop Guide to the world of RIAs

17 Nov

Tweet Tour de Flex is like mana from heaven for newbie developers who want to know what Adobe Flex & AIR are capable of.  It is an application built with Adobe AIR which is basically a component browser which showcases the Flex components with over 200 examples, source code and links to the relevant documentation. […]