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Small posts here and there about my life

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sathya

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The day finally came to launch the product but there was no fanfare. No big payoff. No feeling of fulfillment. It was merely a quiet launch with one beta customer. You didn’t know what to do with yourself so you sat there all day refreshing a view on the database to spy on what they were doing. Answer: not much. The things they did do, they did wrong. They found bugs. They found ways to circumvent all of your carefully constructed system rules and validations. Not because they were master…

sathya

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By default, Oracle Forms Application Server serves Oracle Forms applications using the built-in Jinitiator JVM. While JVM works swell with cutting edge browsers1 it pretty much crashes most of the other browsers2 and doesn’t work at all in Chrome. There are workarounds but the workarounds do not play well while working with multiple tabs.

sathya

3 minutes read

March 19 1985, 05:28. Date and time a certain SJ (no, not Steve Jobs, me{#aptureLink_cm5348bQ3b}!) came into this world. Fast forward to March 19, 2010. Today. Yesterday. couple of days ago. 25. I’ve “officially” completed 25 years of which 22 years were spent in Mangalore{#aptureLink_nUtmkwPZQR}, 9 months in Austin{#aptureLink_7txdYQLi6P}, and the remaining time in Chennai{#aptureLink_qHryz2Xwgy}.

sathya

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Most of the Ruby gang{#aptureLink_MgTFsoEnqR} are very well aware of the “Stupid SMS series”. For the uninitiated, it was Nitin’s way of…. umm… timepass ? by sending SMS to all of the Ruby gang{#aptureLink_ycd65g2C6k} which made absolutely no sense whatsoever ( I hate to admit it, but it’s true, Nitin is a version of “The Amit{#aptureLink_d77PbHimNT}“).

sathya

5 minutes read

Couple of days ago, I tweeted this little message{#aptureLink_lnXlscR4cW}. July 9, 2007 is a red letter day for me - for that was the day I started my career as a working professional. As I tweeted that, I was greeted over IM by few of my friends and colleagues. It didn’t strike me much as soon as I tweeted, but few hours later I was just amazed as to how fast time has gone by - and how far I’ve come. To think, I applied for this position as an afterthought (“should I really ?…

sathya

3 minutes read

Its been a while since I’ve posted (crap nearly a month) on my blog - so what have I been upto and what’s happening ?
For starters, work, work, work, more work - did I mention work ? There’s just 2 people here in Austin for the project I’m with and as we hit the project go live date, there’s tons of work to be doing - and the 2 of us are just about struggling. My colleague being the Business Analyst & Implementer -means that he’s got to report to his…

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