Anay Kamat’s Weblog

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  • Active mind and software development

    Every software developer knows the importance of his or her own mind. Well, I feel that software development itself is an excellent mind game where an active mind can help you to drive the design and development of your software effectively.

    If you are involved in the development of software for a domain where requirements keep changing every second, a...

  • Professionalism: A misunderstood term

    Everyday, thousands of students join engineering colleges thinking that they are going to be “Professionals” after completing around four years of course. Once I asked some students the reason behind joining computer engineering in college. One of the answers that I got was “To become professional software developer”. On the other hand, I have noticed students appearing for interviews wearing...

  • Fring with Airtel GPRS

    Fring is an application for mobile phones that allows you to make calls using VoIP. Yesterday I decided to try it out myself. I had mentioned in one of my post that it is possible to make free calls with fring if you have access to public Wi-Fi hotspots, but in Goa, there are no such...

  • 3 reasons to install anti-spyware tool on your PC

    Many times I have noticed that people tend to make their computers secure only by installing a good anti-virus tool and keeping it updated regularly. Most of them use free version of AVG antivirus tool thinking that it will keep their machines free from threats. But AVG product comparison page clearly shows that there is one potentially threat...

  • New adsense killer trojan

    A trojan which hijacks adsense advertisement and redirect users to some other sites that may contain malicious content has been identified by BitDefender. Even though this trojan (Trojan.Qhost.WU) is not resulting in a serious threat to adsense as of now, but in future could affect the revenue of publishers as well as the number of people visiting the...

  • 6 things to avoid when participating in forums

    Forums are one of the best mediums that we could use to find information about a topic or to get help in troubleshooting. While participating in forums, we should make sure that our participation will not hurt other participants. Factors like ego, posts written in manner that is difficult to understand and spamming could make other participants unhappy. Let’s discuss...

  • Writing SEO articles for real people

    You must be knowing the importance of unique, original and useful articles to market your products and websites. Similarly, a good keyword rich article can get you listed in search engine results. Such articles which are...

  • Releasing your software : Delivery model confusion

    Software applications, once they are developed have to be released so that people can use it as per their needs. Long back, I used to think that, one day I will develop some good software and sell it. Few years later I came across GNU/Linux which introduced me to the world of open source system. Soon, I came to know...

  • Why software projects fail?

    Developing of software project is not just a task related to computer programming. Software development involves of lot planning, understanding of requirements, proper design, maintainability and of course, programming. As software planning involves so many tasks, it should be very easy to guess that software projects don’t fail just because of wrong programming, but mostly because, other tasks involved in...