Aug 042014
 

If you love coding but hate having to boot up your computer everytime you wish to write, compile or interpret code, maybe you are forgetting that little computer in your pocket. Yes, your android phone! 1 GHz processors and 512+ RAM is far superior to the configuration people used to work with only a few years back.

In this article we will look at how you can write, compile and run your C code on your Android device. There are two basic things that you need a) The Editor and b) The Compiler.  But before we discuss editors and compilers, you would ask “How on earth am I going to write code using the stock android keyboard?”. Continue reading »

Jan 092014
 

Grails is a high productivity framework for JVM, based on Groovy language.  It has been around since 2006. Since then, innumerable sites have successfully been launched using the framework. Below are 15 reasons that make Grails the web development framework of choice:

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Aug 192013
 

Imperative style of programming is more suited for stand-alone applications running on single core hardware.  With Cloud Computing, SAAS, Agile rife in software industry complimented with multi core processors, it is inevitable that software programmers adopt a new style of programming that is more suited to the modern ecosystem. Hence a modern approach to software development is the need of hour.

Typesafe Stack is an alternative to traditional Java Technologies such as Java Enterprise that modernizes software development on the Java Virtual Machine to cater the needs of modern day applications. It provides strategies for scaling up to multi core and scaling out to cloud, tools to avoid bugs up front. It emphasizes on developer agility, productivity and enthusiasm. Continue reading »

May 292013
 

Web and Mobile application interfaces have been going through a massive overhaul over the past couple of years. Web developers around the world have been relentlessly launching one great platform after another – Twitter Bootstrap, jQuery UI/jQtouch, Lungo, Ext JS to name a few. Sencha happens to be one of the most aggressive players in this space having recently launched their flagship Ext JS and Touch offerings. But what exactly is different about these frameworks? What has the nature of this overhaul been? Continue reading »