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The Thinking Box

On many of the projects that I have recently worked on, people have told me to, “Think outside of the box.” First of all, I’d like to know what box they are referring to. Second, why do they assume I’m inside of a box? Third, if I am inside a box how did I get […]

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MacOSX Dock on Windows XP – RK Launcher

Wont write much, the picture says it all… Download RK_Launcher from here: http://home.cogeco.ca/~raduking Powered by ScribeFire.

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ScribeFire, very useful

I just installed the ScribeFire plugin for Firefox. It is a pretty cool plugin to do some quick blogging. Shown in the screenshot below is me writing this blog in ScribeFire. Check it out. It is really cool. http://www.scribefire.com/getting-started/ Powered by ScribeFire.

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FOSS.IN/2007 First list of talks.

The first list of talks is out. One of my talks have gotten accepted in it. Yay !. I would be giving a talk on “Component Software Design/Development”. While the topic string looks loaded ;), I would mostly be talking about GCF. This would be my first presentation on GCF. I noticed quite a few […]

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VTK Designer 2 Release Candidate

The release candidate (build 660) of VTK Designer 2 is out. With this we have incorporated the suggestions received during the betas. Plus, standard things like undo/redo, recent files, panels etc work. Plus, with this RC we have included a draft copy of the user manual, so users must be now able to get started […]

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Craftsmanship has finally come to software engineering!

I read this really interesting article on Software Engineering.

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I am pleasently surprised by the feedback I have been getting on the second beta of VTK Designer 2. The feedback is pushing the product to better usability and adoption. Meanwhile we are gearing up our efforts for a new website for VTK Designer 2. Hope everything will converge by the end of this month […]

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Nice to see this..

One of the users of VTK Designer, today wrote to me an email that he used VTK Designer to provide some basic training on OpenGL and VTK. He even sent me some pics.. This intro was given as a part of FOSS Teachers Training Program at GEC, Chandkheda. It is really nice to see so […]

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VTK Designer Beta Build 609

The second beta release of VTK Designer for Windows (Build 609) is now available. We have announced the availability of the beta on our website also.

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Not speaking @ FOSS.IN

Both my talk proposals were rejected this year :(. The reasons given for both of them were valid though. The talk on “VTK Designer” was rejected because it was already done last year. Valid point.The talk on GCF was rejected because it was too specific. Valid point again. The FOSS.IN team is really doing a […]