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How to handle NSOperations in your Mobile App!



Each day at our work consists of a sequence of tasks that fill our working hours. Same way, when you create an application, all the interface components (table views, UI controls, alerts, etc.) are run inside the main thread of your application. At some point in your application, you will want to populate these views with data. And this data can be retrieved from the disk, the web, a database, etc.

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Why should you use Syntactically Awesome Style Sheets (SASS?)


Sass is the most mature, stable, and powerful professional CSS extension language in the world initially designed by Hampton Catlin and developed by Natalie Weizenbaum. Sass is completely compatible with all versions of CSS. We take this compatibility, so that you can use any available CSS libraries. Sass boasts more features and abilities than any other CSS extension language out there.

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5 Essential WordPress Plugins You Must Not Miss in 2015!!


WordPress has changed tremendously from a simple blogging platform to a highly customizable enterprise content management system. A lot of enterprises are shifting to WordPress as their preferred content management system due to its flexibility and user-friendliness.

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Stuck in the middle of a project?  What’s next?

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Do you think you get stuck with technical issues at work? Do you need help in development, designing or coding domains? I know the answer is always a big ‘Yes’. It’s the programmer’s worst enemy – it hurts your productivity, your confidence, your happiness and your peace of mind. It doesn’t mean that you are a failure or inefficient. Actually it’s just that the problem you are facing is complicated and you need help. So take this situation as a learning opportunity. First make sure that you do not get angry and frustrated on the situation, these will not guide you to the proper destination. So just take a break or do something else for a while and back with a fresh mind. You can make wonders with fresh eyes and cool mind.

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How to integrate Adwords API in .Net


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Working with Apache Solr – A Developer’s Insights

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Search module is a vital component in today’s web applications. Its importance as well as user friendliness is very critical in the growth of business. Two most important, mostly discussed, and widely used Search Engines are Apache Solr and Amazon CloudSearch. Both Solr and Amazon CloudSearch are search platforms that enable you to search your data by submitting HTTP requests and receive responses in either XML or JSON. Apache Solr is an open source software. It is written entirely in Java and uses Lucene as the “engine”, but adds full enterprise search server features and capabilities. Highly specialized search solution companies like lucidworks, search technologies etc may prefer creating plugins and modules using open source code which gives more the flexibility and control. The current, released, stable version of Apache Solr is 3.3.

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What makes Angular JS so hot?


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Angular Js , the open source JavaScript framework is a winner in organizing and assisting web applications and single page applications. Created by Google to build single page applications, it is completely client-side and entirely JavaScript, so wherever JavaScript runs Angular JS also runs. The size less than 29kb makes Angular JS, highly minified and compressed. The beauty of Angular lies in the fact that every tool is designed such that it works with every other tool in an interconnected way. It uses the Model-View-Controller (MVC) utility to improve browser-based web applications.

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Collaborating with Remote Teams – Do’s and Don’ts

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Often in our work, we do not get managers, designers, developers, research experts etc. working in the same office premises. To get the right skills and experiences, we have to expand our teams beyond within same premises to locations in different cities, states of same country and sometimes even to continents. Managing spread apart teams is a very responsible task and even great managers struggle to establish successful collaboration among remote teams. To develop mutual understanding and trust among teams, to bring all team members to team’s objectives, to keep them stay on track, to give fair deal to all teams irrespective of their locations etc. is a huge challenge that if not considered carefully can lead to disastrous results. There are some key criteria that need to be practiced in order to have successful set up for remote teams.

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Computing Everywhere – What’s in store?

Do you remember the dream you had last night? Everyone dreams, but not everyone remember it.  You don’t worry about it, the great Computing will help you soon. By scanning brain activity, it is now possible to decode what someone is watching. By 2050 it might be possible to actively monitor or download our dreams that will create some wonder in future! Every day, the news media is giving more and more visibility to the effects of computing on our daily lives.

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