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Tue 19 May 2009

Java challenge!!

Posted by ankur in Tech (102 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

So, I was going through my Java test papers (I have my endsem coming up). Here's a question that really shocked me.. I din't know the answer, obviously :D.. So here it is for all coders who think they know Java:

**- List the Java buzzwords? [2marks in a 20 Marks …

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Sun 17 May 2009

USB confusion

Posted by ankur in Tech (447 words, approximately a 2 minute read)

My USB ports have been working slow. Really slow.. The speeds even decrease to KB/s while copying to flash disks.. I was looking for a solution.. I checked the specs here and this is the output from lshw (the USB part).

From what I understand in the output.. My …

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Fri 15 May 2009

cURL or libcurl for the app?? Noob doubts..

Posted by ankur in Tech (93 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

My app has to get the xml from the twitter api for which i use libcurl and its functions.. A colleague of mine tells me it would be better to use cURL from within the program itself.. It would make curl a dep. and as I can see from my …

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Thu 14 May 2009

My first app : A command line client for twitter

Posted by ankur in Tech (181 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I've been coding in C for sometime. Been working on a command line app for twitter (I couldn't find one). I've made something and it barely works. It's under heavy development (whatever I keep doing with it all day that is).

Currently, it sends,receives updates,replies to them and …

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