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Greenplum Announces Big Data Analytics Platform

GreenPlum (A division of EMC) recently announced their Big Data Analytics Platform. Take a look @ http://www.greenplum.com/social-meets-big-data/ Here are the key announcements: They are releasing their Social Big Data Analytics Platform called Chorus. They have created a new SKU called UAP (Unified Analytics Platform) … Continue reading

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How to use “Ant” program on Ubuntu/Linux machine behind proxy

Lot of people need to use Ant program on machines behind proxies. Here I tell you how to configure your machine to get Ant to use right proxy. There is a great topic on configuring proxy for Ant @ apache: http://ant.apache.org/manual/proxy.html. … Continue reading

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ls -R on Ubuntu does not recursively find files matching the pattern in sub directories

Problem: ls -R – Lists all files recursively. ls a* – Lists all files matching pattern “a*”. However: ls -R a* does not list all files in sub directories matching patter “a*”. Why it happens This happens because of specific … Continue reading

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How to set proxy for Ubuntu Server 11.10

I spent lot of time figuring out how to set proxy on Ubuntu Server from command line. There are multiple ways mentioned on internet. Some works and some dont. Here’s what works and what dont. Hope this is useful. What … Continue reading

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Millenial Media XNA Ad SDK for Windows Phone 7 Review

I tried using Millenial Media XNA Ad SDK for Windows Phone 7 few days back and ran into so many issues that I decided to blog for others to be able to quickly resolve them. I was able to resolve … Continue reading

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Ad Frameworks and Networks for Windows Phone 7

Following are the popular ad networks for Windows Phone 7 as of today and thier Pros and Cons. Other networks are also coming up, I will update this page if I find more interesting networks. Ad Network Silverlight/XNA/Both Pros Cons … Continue reading

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Analytics solutions for WP7 Apps

WP7 has started becoming popular in developer community. One of the big gaps for WP7 Development was lack of good (& free) analytics platforms. Here’s a list of various analytics platfrom existing for WP7: Platform Pros Cons PreEmptive Solutions 1)      Free … Continue reading

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How to start learning Android App Development

Often people ask where to start learning Android App Development. I have found that even though most of the material is available online it’s probably more efficient to buy/borrow/steal(not that I recommend it ) a book and use that to … Continue reading

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Android: Layout_Weight not taking effect or not being proportional to what you set

Problem: While developing for Android I found out that lot of times Layout Weight I was setting was not taking effect properly. Some times it did not take effect at all and at other times it was not proportional to … Continue reading

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Error 1047: An update cannot support fewer languages than the previous app instance supported.

On Windows Phone these days while submitting an update on Windows Phone market place you can face errors like: Error 2003: The [NeutralResourceLanguage] attribute is missing on the entry assembly. Error 1047: An update cannot support fewer languages than the previous … Continue reading

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