Life's random bits By b1thunt3r (aka Ishan Jain)…

Category: Rant

Is Google taking 'Be Evil' to next level

Is Google taking 'Be Evil' to next level

Recent changes in the web space, and behavior from Google is not only getting on my nerves, but may be ultimately really bad for the web in the long term.
The price of being a developer with some know how

The price of being a developer with some know how

As a professional working with Web and Cloud, I have a good array of resources which I would like to be able to use as a individual hobbyist. After creating a super solution for a customer, I start thinking; it would be sweet if I could do this for my hobby projects.
Are we going backwards?

Are we going backwards?

Some not so far in past one was able to use a single jabber based client to access most of them common IM services, i.e. gTalk, MSN (unofficially), ICQ, AOL, Facebook, etc.
Merge Hell with Git

Merge Hell with Git

Today as a developer, you have to be able to trust on the tools you use. In my case I use Visual Studio extensively. We have no more and more projects that are using Git as the version control. With the introduction of Git, we decided to change our workflow for development and management of the new projects.
Windows NT 10, What happened to NT 6.4

Windows NT 10, What happened to NT 6.4

If you have tried out the preview of Windows 10, then you might have noticed that, it was Windows Nt 6.4. But as some news has surfaced; that, in the new version of Windows, Microsoft is going to raise the version of Windows NT from 6.3 all the way to 10 in the final build.
Apt-get for Windows

Apt-get for Windows

Lately I have not kept up with the news, lets say for last year or so. For some reason I clicked on About tab of Chocolatey on the site, usually I just search for the package, and leave it at that. On that page I read that Microsoft is going to implement an Package System (similar to apt-get for Ubuntu and yum for Red Hat), compatible with Chocolatey.
Spotify and Android

Spotify and Android

Is it only me, or does it seems that Spotify is not serious about its app on Android. I have a Spotify Premium subscription and i use it on two different Android devices.
Internet Explorer AJAX cache bug

Internet Explorer AJAX cache bug

We are on the edge of Internet Explorer 11, but there are still some organizations who still insists on using Internet Explorer 8. And it is us web developers who really suffers, because they don't upgrade to a newer browser.
Accessibility?

Accessibility?

Lately I have been reading/hearing a lot about accessibility. And on some level I do agree with some, a new site toady should at least have WCAG 2.0 AA validation. But in today's world, the design wins over needs of the minority!