Category Archives: Personal

Once Upon a Time in India : #1 – Khaled and his Didi song

Part of “Once Upon a Time in India Series“:  The musician Cheb Khaled must have got the shock of his life and maybe he has still not recovered when his song titled “Didi” captured India in the 90s (1993-1994).  It … Continue reading

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New Series titled “Once Upon a Time in India”

As you grow older, you look back at some event or the other that happened across India, which is where I was born, brought up and live. These events typically captured the imagination of the nation and while they their … Continue reading

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Book Review : Raspberry Pi Server Essentials

This is a book review for Packt Publishing‘s Raspberry Pi Server Essentials. Raspberry Pi is often touted as a boon for classroom computing. I have often seen scenarios where several folks have purchased a Raspberry Pi and after a few sessions with … Continue reading

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Dive into HP IDOL OnDemand APIs

The future lies in processing data and deriving some value from it. Often, the process is tedious and could involve multiple sources of data, images, videos and more to link together. HP IDOL On Demand is a great set of … Continue reading

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Tech-4-Kids @ Xoriant

I was delighted to conduct another Introduction to Computer Programming for 20 kids today. Our goal was to introduce the kids to programming in a fun way and what better way, than to introduce them to Scratch. There are 3 … Continue reading

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Book Review : Scala for Java Developers

This is a book review for Packt Publishing‘s Scala for Java Developers I have been putting off my journey into Scala for a long time now. Being a long time Java Developer, I wanted something to ease my introduction to Scala … Continue reading

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Book Review : Alfresco CMIS

This is a book review for Packt Publishing‘s Alfresco CMIS. The number of solutions being built on top of Content Management Systems is plenty and across implementations, you wish that there was a common API that you could access all … Continue reading

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Book Review : Raspberry Pi Projects for Kids

This blog post is a book review for Packt Publishing‘s Raspberry Pi Projects for Kids. I have been teaching Scratch Programming and introducing Raspberry Pi Projects to kids across Mumbai and this book is of interest to me. The book … Continue reading

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Tips on conducting Programming Workshops for Kids

I have conducted several programming workshops for kids and they have been an enriching experience for me. The kids of today are much smarter, eager to learn and raring to go. This blog post captures a few tips/suggestions that I … Continue reading

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My articles @ProgrammableWeb : January – March 2014

Here is the list of my articles published @ProgrammableWeb in the period : January – March 2014: Google Cloud Platform Announces Price Cuts, Managed VMs and new Developer Experiences  (03/31/2014) Google PaaS Updates App Engine Modules (03/03/2014) Tizen App Challenge Winners … Continue reading

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