Monthly Archive: June 2008

Generic toString Method for Simple Java Beans 7

Generic toString Method for Simple Java Beans

I have seen developers writing toString method in each of their bean class. The purpose is to print the bean variables for logging or debugging purposes. I thought of reducing their effort by writing a generic toString method to have in their base bean class. It works for simple bean classes. Its no-brainer...

How to Capture the Screen Using VLC for ScreenCasting 26

How to Capture the Screen Using VLC for ScreenCasting

VLC is a player but also can be used to record a screen cast ( capture the screen as video).Here is the small how to do that. This works with portable VLC too. Start the VLC By going to the installation folder and running the command >> vlc screen:// It will open the...

What made me to revive my  smsgupshup account 18

What made me to revive my smsgupshup account

I just read this new article by Anand about the SMSGupsgup. Even though I don’t agree with the traffic/numbers used for comparison I was forced to re look at Gupshup. I had an account at SMS Gupshup almost an year back. My last msg there was 359 days back and I had 84...

Things you didnt know about Kannada Movies 22

Things you didnt know about Kannada Movies

Mani Ratnam’s debut movie was in Kannada. Pallavi Anu Pallavi Anil Kapoor (debuted) was the hero of the Kannada movie Pallavi Anu Pallavi Juhi Chawala first major hit was Premaloka 1987. IMDB comment “You have seen QSQT, u have seen DDLJ, u have seen Maine Pyar Kiya, but if you have not seen...

Code Search Engines you should know 1

Code Search Engines you should know

Reusing the code/frameworks ( either the in public domain or FOSS licensed code) is pretty common. But searching for useful code online is not very easy.The regular search engines like Google or Yahoo are not designed for code searching. Now there are few specialized code search engines which can fetch better result. Here...