"LFY July 2011" tag
What's up with the DEs!

Exploring Software: Unity, GNOME Shell and the Notification Area

Do the new desktops succeed in creating intuitive, simple-to-use and distraction-free desktop environments? It is hard to be passionate about something that everyone does! I was reminded of this by a blog about…

Debugging introduces bug(s)?

Joy of Programming: How Debugging Can Result in Bugs!

We typically debug code to find and fix bugs. However, debugging itself can cause bugs. This is an interesting phenomenon that we cover in this month’s column. Consider the following simple Java example,…

An angry bird or a free bird?

FreedomYUG: The Mockery of Freedom — Angry Birds v/s Free Birds in a Cloud

They are taking away freedom from our consciousness. All we’re left with is a clenched fist holding on to our mobile devices. That, and the poisoned idea that there are only two kinds…

Time to keep things updated

CodeSport (July 2011)

In this month’s column, we will look at how software upgrades could lead to failure in some cases, and how online software updates can help to reduce application downtime. In the last couple…

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