This is a walk-through of the steps I personally took in a single year, to begin learning JavaScript. My goal was to be able to get a job in a position where Javascript would be at the forefront of what I do on a daily basis. I should make it clear that my journey wasn’t as smooth as what I’m about to present to you, this should give you a much smoother ride. The inspiration for writing this article is that I’ve been asked how I’ve gotten to the level I’m at in JavaScript in just under a year. (Currently working full time as a javaScript developer at BSkyB.) When I started it would have been great to have a[…]

Hyundai Xcent Overview Introducing a mid-cycle update for the subcompact sedan, Hyundai India has launched the 2017 Hyundai Xcent facelift in the country with prices starting at Rs 5.38 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). 2017 Xcent gets a comprehensively reworked front design. The overall silhouette remains the same, but the grille is all-new and in-line with Hyundai’s bigger sedans while the headlamps have been re-profiled and get new black inserts as well. The front bumper has also been redesigned adding a fresh look and now gets boomerang-shaped LED DRLs as part of the changes. Not only does the Xcent look fresh, but also distinctly different from the Grand i10. The side remains the same, save for the revised alloy wheels, while the[…]

Mahindra Verito Vibe Overview “The best way to save taxes is to cut it short” well! that is what the policy of many Indian Autocar manufacturers recently. Few years ago Indian Government decided to give tax benefits to those cars which are under the sub 4 meter in length or has a 1.2 litre petrol or a 1.5 litre diesel engine, and Tata Motors started the trend and created one of their best sellers the Indigo, then Maruti Suzuki launched their Swift Dzire which also became very popular in the Indian market then we saw Honda launched their sub 4 meter saloon the Amaze in the Indian market recently. Now Mahindra also followed the same path and launched the Verito[…]

Making Things Happen is one of the best project management books I have read in a long term, period. You can stop reading now and just buy the book if you want. Scott Berkun also has a very good Blog to follow. Otherwise, continue for a summary of the book, which is unique to me though. This is something that Scott makes very clear, in that project management is different for everyone and should be. He starts out by saying that we need to learn from the past, which Boeing does with something they call a Black Book. This learning from the past also means from different professions. If you think you have difficult project management, watch a kitchen work[…]

In the last few years there has been exponential growth in the number of mobile phone users. Today, more than 60% of total internet usage is happening via mobile phone. Obviously, the reasons include portability, cheap hardware, easy access to the internet and the increased number of services on the internet. With more users on mobile, the optimization of user experience on the phone is essential. For smaller companies, which often do not have native apps due to cost or time constraints, the web app is the key opportunity where they can win customers by providing the best possible experience. If companies have a dedicated native mobile apps, there is a possibility that many users will prefer their web version[…]