Mobile Application Development and Flex

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

Last month, I attended a RIA conference by Adobe at Pune. If I have to choose the most interesting part, I would go with the demo on use of Flash Builder 4.5 for Mobile application development with Flex 4.5. Adobe is trying to answer one of the most sought-after questions – is it possible to […]


NoSQL: Next Generation Databases

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

Since we all used big table in Google Labs & Facebook there is always a mentioning about performance these portals have provided. There are many articles/blogs/stories published on the same and all in all it stops at NoSQL. Early this year, when Netflix migrated to use NoSQL successfully, now almost everyone wants to evaluate this […]


Usability Evaluation Methods – Making the right choice at the right phase

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

In this post, we’ll take a look at some usability evaluation methods most commonly used in software design today. These can be applied at different stages in User Centered Design process. These methods can be broadly categorized into 3 categories – Inquiry, Inspection and Testing. Contextual Inquiry (Inquiry) When – Early stages of development, the […]


Of .NET Versions and Application Porting

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

Microsoft recently released .Net 4.0. It is to the credit of Microsoft, which has made constant improvements in their .Net versions, shown below. Here is a small infographic that shows their progress from version 2.0 through 4.0. I do not see 4.0 as a package that is full of new features, but what I do […]

Web Apps HTML5

Web Apps Come of Age with HTML5

Monday, March 7th, 2011

It is fast becoming the case that web and windows apps actually have a sliver of a difference between them. I would like to share what I have felt about HTML5 for a while now – that it will change the way we write web apps! The following features will make HTML5 a great web […]

Troubleshooting Mobile Applications

Troubleshooting Mobile Applications

Sunday, February 20th, 2011

Factors like availability in different network coverages as well as device resource utilization and memory leaks as well as overall performance contribute a lot in converting the initial buzz to sustainable popularity for an application. Here are details of these for few platforms


A Holistic approach towards Human Centered Design

Monday, January 10th, 2011

“Usability is critical for any application, but for mass-market software, usability spells success or failure more clearly than any other feature.” One of the things that I really admire about Usability and Human centered design is that the user is multi-faceted hence different things work for different users. It’s a multidisciplinary activity. Be that as […]

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