Cloud Security : One mistake that can close down your cloud operations in few minutes

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Few days back, I was in a discussion with a senior person. Our discussion was centred around cloud and security. We talked about lots of common and obvious processes and measures we can take for security of our applications on different platforms including but not limited to Amazon EC2, Azure and Google Cloud. After discussion, […]

How to handle checkout when we are selling unique products?

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Checkout process for unique product has to be handled in different way than products which are available in quantities. Products with one quantity are unique product. Paintings, concert tickets, hotel rooms, flight tickets ( when you choose a specific seat) are unique products. Old household items are also unique items. We have two types of […]

In defense of QA team: Who is responsible for errors in any software or website?

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Consider this hypothetical situation. Something very precious was in a building. Building was being guarded by a guard who was responsible for the safety of precious item. A thief using his intelligence and luck stole that precious item from building. At a later stage, thief was caught but he claims that only security guard can […]

Your projects are not your real baby, you may need to dispose them

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“This project is my baby, I don’t want to see it perform badly, I will give everything to protect it”, Does this sentence sound familiar to you? You may have heard it from your colleague or may have said it yourself. In my view, ‘Like my baby’ is a metaphor which is over used and […]

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2 things you should never do as a programmer

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You will find lots of guides and articles on the internet about what you should do to be a good programmer. A lot has been written on what we should do to excel in any field. In my view, its not only what we do which make us good in our profession. It mostly depends […]

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What are some limitations of PHP?

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Recently I answered a question on quora. I am reproducing it here again. In my view question is not complete and does not provide context which has to be evaluated to answer. So I am writing this answer based on two assumptions. First of all I am assuming that questioner is evaluating few programming languages […]

Drupal vs Zend : which one should be used for application development?

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“You have done that specific site in Zend, don’t you think our application is also suitable for Zend instead of Drupal”, I just got this email from a prospective client. This question has been asked to me many times. I am a big fan of Drupal as well Zend, so this question always put me […]

Why randomization is a difficult algorithm to implement?

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If you are doing programming, You must have used random numbers. They are useful in many situations when you want to give some randomization to your program output like lottery draw, random banners generation, random user display etc. In PHP rand function is being used to generate random numbers, but is it really random number […]

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7 things every web developer should know about Linux administration

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Web programming is not only about how you develop your applications, its also about how you deploy your application or website.Although control panels are being provided by almost every shared hosting company using which we can easily deploy our applications but as soon as application grows in terms of size or scalability we need to […]

How to identify Bigdata? A first hand explaination

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Bigdata is the word which is being used very often but yet to be defined properly. How much data can be classified as big data? Does big data only means big in size or big in complexity or both? If hard disks can be clubbed together to store very very large amount of data then […]

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