Trying Out Gliffy as Online Diagramming Tool


I like free online tools as I use Mac, Ubunutu, Windows, iPhone and iPad at different times from different locations for same or different purposes, both office work or chess or other interests. I use http://www.onlinehtmleditor.net/ as Online HTML Editor. I use http://www.jsoneditoronline.org/ as online JSON Editor. Now I wanted to come out of Visio… Continue reading Trying Out Gliffy as Online Diagramming Tool

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Finding Union and Intersection of 2 Large Lists


One of my colleague who works on performance tracking and tuning of applications asked for some helped around how to find the union and intersection of large lists. He works mostly on Python and Perl. Being a Java guy, I prepared a sample program for him to do this allowing to determine the size of… Continue reading Finding Union and Intersection of 2 Large Lists

Small Java Program To Convert Unicode Character Filled Sentences To Native or UTF-8 Character Filled Sentences


My colleague John asked for a tool from me last week so that he can finish the translations / localization works that he was doing. To solve it in a lazy way, I did some google around a bit but couldn’t figure out any easy tool that will convert Unicode characters \uxxxx to native locales.… Continue reading Small Java Program To Convert Unicode Character Filled Sentences To Native or UTF-8 Character Filled Sentences

My Thoughts On SCJP Java 6 Exam


Recently I have been thinking about the industry standard technology certifications, particularly around Java/JEE technologies. I am not exactly sure how valuable the technology certifications are when you are already an experienced veteran in the industry. But I can guess that it will give an impression to your upper management to accommodate you for the… Continue reading My Thoughts On SCJP Java 6 Exam

Title Revision from Software Engineer to Senior Member of Technical Staff


Recently I got a title revision in Salesforce.com as a Senior Member of Technical Staff (SMTS) although without any salary hike. When I joined Salesforce at November 5, 2007 I was assigned the title of Software Engineer. My grade was already high within the Software Engineer title holders at that time falling a little short… Continue reading Title Revision from Software Engineer to Senior Member of Technical Staff