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Setting up a custom domain with Github User Pages

Enough documentation is available about this on the internet, but for some reason I find that they are slightly fragmented and none of them give an end-to-end view.  So here is an order in which you can go through these … Continue reading

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How to handle merge conflicts with git

Even though there is enough documentation about this topic on the internet, often the topic of resolving merge conflicts becomes a white elephant that everyone talks about but does not how to do well. So here is a video that … Continue reading

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How to connect to an existing database with sqlite3 3.6.20

If you have the later versions of sqlite, then using the command line client sqlite3 to open a .db file is easy, and is available on the 1st page of a web search, which is that you get into the … Continue reading

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How To get php5-mcrypt enabled / php5-mcrypt installed but not working Ubuntu 14.04

Hi! Yes this blog is alive, and the author is alive too. Recently while dealing with some encryption code in php, I faced this problem – I had checked out code that a colleague had written and was making some … Continue reading

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Blending Features in Canvas HTML5

Reblogging this from Adobe website as a means to easily find the link again – Summary of the post – Adobe has added some specs to the canvas api which will improve the way colors and backgrounds get blended. This … Continue reading

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Bridging the learning curve to Backbone.js

Sharing a URL which talks about how to move from JQuery programming to Backbone style. – i.e. converting an existing codebase into a Backbone based app – http://www.ofbrooklyn.com/2012/11/13/backbonification-migrating-javascript-to-backbone/

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How to write a good itemRenderer?

This is always a million dollar question about how to write an itemRenderer that has been set up with the optimum resources so the final flex application will render smoothly.. Here is an old article by Alex Harui – http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui/2007/03/thinking_about_item_renderers_1.html

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