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Author Archives: Prahlad Yeri

Prahlad is a freelance software developer working on web and mobile application development. He also likes to blog about programming and contribute to opensource.

How to create android dialogs in a reusable manner


 Creating dialogs is a very common need in your app to show a dialog box to the user in order to fetch a value, be in a mobile, desktop or even a web application. Furthermore, the values can range from anything like simple OK-Cancel dialog results to a list of “check-able” values or even a date-range. I experienced the need ...

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The REAL way to make Eclipse run faster on Ubuntu


If you are still one of those people who are frustrated with the crawling speed of eclipse IDE (especially after the recent clunky releases of Juno/Kepler), then you are in good company! Most of the advice you might have read until now for speeding up Eclipse must have involved tweaking the following parameters in eclipse.ini file:         ...

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An Introduction to Go – Elegance with Power and Simplicity


Whilst I usually try to stick with only `bread-butter` languages (i.e. php, python, java & C#), my last project involved the Google appengine web app written in Google’s own flagship Go language. Being a polyglot who is always intrigued by new languages, I couldn’t help being curious about how it was coding with Go, hence I took on the project. ...

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