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Mac and NTFS

over 2 years ago | Akshaya Kumar Sharma: Akshaya's World

For those facing issues with enabling pasting of items from Mac (Mavericks to be specific here) to an NTFS drive…just follow the steps mentioned at OSXFUSE Wiki about enabling NTFS-3G and hence write access on the drive. It works just perfectly.Filed under: Computers and Internet, Technology Tagged: Apple, Mac, Microsoft, NTFS

Phonegap Location Tracker in iOS 7 – Pitfalls and solution!

about 3 years ago | Akshaya Kumar Sharma: Akshaya's World

Scenario My latest adventure took me towards developing a location tracking application using PhoneGap. The goal was to continuously monitor the location of the user (obviously the user had to permit the app for doing so – Privacy alert!) and share the info with the peers. This required interacting with the iOS Location Services to […]

2013 in review

about 3 years ago | Akshaya Kumar Sharma: Akshaya's World

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for my blog. It wasnt that bad! Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 20,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 7 sold-out […]

iOS and the Web app – Lessons learned

over 3 years ago | Akshaya Kumar Sharma: Akshaya's World

I recently was working on making a webpage compatible with the portable devices specifically iPhone & iPad. And when I say compatible, there are only 2 things to keep in mind: The graphical elements should maintain the layout or gracefully adjusted to remove the horizontal scroll. The functionalities are preserved – this would include all […]

The new Apple Mac Pro

over 3 years ago | Akshaya Kumar Sharma: Akshaya's World

So, it was brought into my attention from a colleague of mine that Apple is building a server-like hardware which I was complete oblivious about. But apparently they have been doing it for pretty long time now. The product I am talking about is the upcoming Apple Mac Pro. This beautiful thing is best described […]

Ruby Environment Setup Script

over 3 years ago | Akshaya Kumar Sharma: Akshaya's World

One of my most recent adventures have been around exploring Ruby on Rails. And the first step towards learning any language is ‘Environment Setup’…and trust me it isn’t as easy as it sounds. There are multiple options available depending on the settings you are looking for and not all of them worked for me. I […]

The future of phones

almost 4 years ago | Akshaya Kumar Sharma: Akshaya's World

Filed under: Technology Tagged: Nokia Lumia, Windows Phone

Installing Sharepoint Server 2010 on Windows 8

over 4 years ago | Akshaya Kumar Sharma: Akshaya's World

  Perfect guide to install sharepoint server 2010 on Windows 8 without AD and using full SQL Server. Check it out!  Filed under: Deployment/Installation, Sharepoint Tagged: Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft SQL Server, SharePoint 2010, Windows 8

Xaml Spy usage problem

over 4 years ago | Akshaya Kumar Sharma: Akshaya's World

XAML Spy (previously known as Silverlight Spy) is quite famous with Silverlight development groups to investigate into existing XAML based applications. It provides quite an insight to the developer if not the exact solution for a given scenario. I have used the older version ‘Silverlight Spy’ multiple times in the past to get the details of how […]

Refreshing Pivot Viewer properties and templates

over 4 years ago | Akshaya Kumar Sharma: Akshaya's World

In the past, many times I have come around a situation where I want to load a completely different set of facets in the Pivot Viewer without really instantiating a new instance of it! While in the Pivot Viewer’s first version it was relatively simpler (by just loading a different cxml) but in the second […]