How To Install Tomcat and Opengrok on Windows

You become a writer simply by reading and writing. “You learn best by reading a lot and writing a lot, and the most valuable lessons of all are the ones you teach yourself.” – Stephen King King’s quote on writing can just as well be applied to Software Development. You become a good software developer simply […]

Read More »

ಅಮ್ಮನ ನೆನಪು

ಅಮ್ಮ ನಮ್ಮನ್ನಗಲಿ ಸರಿಸುಮಾರು 6 ವರ್ಷಗಳಾಗುತ್ತ ಬಂತು. ಇಷ್ಟು ಕಾಲ ಸರಿದ ಮೇಲೂ ಅಮ್ಮನ ಮಧುರ ನೆನಪುಗಳು ಆಗ್ಗಿಂದಾಗ್ಗೆ ಕಣ್ಮುಂದೆ ಸರಿದು ಹೋಗುತ್ತಲೇ ಇರುತ್ತವೆ. ನಮ್ಮೊಡನೆ ಅಮ್ಮ ಈಗ ಇಲ್ಲದಿದ್ದರೇನಂತೆ, ಅಮ್ಮನೊಡನೆ ಹಂಚಿಕೊಂಡ ಸಂತಸದ ದಿನಗಳ ನೆನಪುಗಳ ಮರುಕಳಿಕೆ ಕಡಿಮೆಯಾಗುವ ಲಕ್ಷಣವಂತೂ ಕಾಣುತ್ತಿಲ್ಲ. ಅಮ್ಮನ ಕೆಲ ವಿಶೇಷ ಗುಣಲಕ್ಷಣಗಳ ಮತ್ತು ಅಮ್ಮ ಭಾಗಿಯಾದ ಕೆಲ ಸ್ಮರಣೀಯ ಘಟನಾವಳಿಗಳ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಬರೆಯಬೇಕೆಂದು ನನಗೆ ಬಹಳ ಸಮಯದಿಂದ ತುಡಿತವಿತ್ತು. ಅಂತೂ ಈಗ ಗಳಿಗೆ ಒದಗಿದೆ. ಮುಗ್ಧತೆಯ ಅವತಾರವೆಂದರೆ ಅದು ನನ್ನಮ್ಮ. […]

Read More »

The Land of Smiles

At the end of my short trip to Thailand with my family, I longed to linger around a little more. We spent an eventful eight days spread out between the capital city of Bangkok and the quaint northern town of Chiang Mai. We had to reluctantly let go of the golden southern beach islands due to lack […]

Read More »

Hiking Half-Dome Yosemite

I fulfilled my long cherished dream of scaling the majestic Half Dome in Yosemite in the fall of 2016. My overnight backpacking trek to the dome materialized after months of persistent applications for a hiking/backpacking permit, followed by a handful of training hikes in the hills in my neighborhood. I would strongly recommend making your […]

Read More »

The Power of Cheatsheets

Cheatsheets are incredibly helpful lookup/guiding documents that you fall back to time and again. For that elusive bit of information that you just can’t retain in your head after repeated Googling over time, cheatsheets can save you the pain of rework. I have built up a reasonably large assortment of cheatsheets over the last couple […]

Read More »