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Inheritance in C++

I was casually looking at some material on C++ on the web today when I came across this. The first read messed up with my head. After a while I thought of doing some experiments with g++, because for some strange reason the phrase “private virtual functions” popped up in my head. And I thought […]

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Bought a copy of Windows Vista Business yesterday. Why Windows Vista Business? Because it costs less than Home Premium, the only other edition that comes with Aero (apart from Ultimate ofcourse). It costed something like 8000 bucks !!! but I believe its worth luxury/premium price (atleast so far I believe that 😉 ) Some of […]

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People and Decisions

Starting and growing your own business is probably the best way to learn about realities and life. I have probably learned the best of the lessons in life over the last two years. Lesson #1: Most people do not have what it takes to make and keep promises. I have interacted with people that have […]

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Prabhu Ramachandran, Python and Visualization

About two weeks ago I met with Prabhu Ramachandran at his office in IIT Bombay. I can safely say now that I have never met a person with the right mix of technology, enthusiasm, extreme simplicity, humility and brains that he has. We spoke for a couple of hours on our passions for Open Source […]

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A small place in a big book

A photo of the page with an image of vtk designer on the top right corner.

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VTK Designer in KDE SVN

After about two years of development (29th October 2004 was when the first version was released), VTK Designer has managed to get into the KDE SVN. After giving a demo of VTK Designer at FOSS.IN 2006, Aaron Seigo suggested that I try getting an SVN account and importing VTK Designer into the SVN. And I […]

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Finally a complete development environment !!!!

After over six months of saving, planning, negotiating and what not; I now have a complete development system. A 64 bit AMD Athlon PC with 1GB RAM, 512 MB NVIDIA 6800 GS Card with 512 MB Video RAM, 120 GB HDD, 19 inch Monitor with a legal copy of Windows XP SP2, Microsoft Visual Studio […]

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VTK Designer 1.0.5

Five months of development effort and about 70,000 lines of code and over 200 pages of design and user documentation later; VTK Designer 1.0.5 Beta is finally out today. In-fact it is getting out as I type this journal. For about one or two weeks now I have been getting remainder emails from people interested […]

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First Project Delivered

Today our company delivered our first complete project. I am supposed to not speak much about the project itself for a couple of more months; but I can share the feeling of having completed the task. The last few weeks have been extremely heavy with long working hours and no holiday (not even a Sunday). […]

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More VTK Designer Stuff

The feature additions for VTK Designer is now complete. No more new features will be added. From now on for another 45 days we are going to fix up the remaining bugs, package it, give it some shape and put it up for distribution by the end of next month. The pic below shows VTK […]