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Image Meter Pro is an Android app for image-based measurement and documentation. It can measure dimensions – length, angle, or areas of arbitrary shape – within the image automatically and accurately, taking care of perspective distortions. It supports both metric units and imperial, and can convert between the two systems automatically. As for documentation, you […]
Yesterday Google IO 2012 opened. This is an event I keep an eye on and am very keen to attend myself someday. Today I tried out Android SDK API level 16. Really like the enhancements Google has made in such short release cycles! This entry is my tribute to Google’s engineers. Last year a friend […]
In September, the market capital value of IBM has exceeded Microsoft. It became the most valuable company in the IT service sector once again. This week, IBM is the 1st best-performing stock year-to-date among the Dow 30. In its 100 years of history, IBM has survived various crisis and thrived in every major IT revolution. […]
In the evening I was reading this discussion: http://www.theserverside.com/news/thread.tss?thread_id=61352 Did not read all the comments. Among the comments I have read, this one appeared sympathetic to me. In (my) IT maturity cycle, I don’t think you could get to highly productive Enterprise app development tool without a strong, mature, low-level language and platform to build […]
Truly Aligning Software Design to the Essence of Business Business people have been poor. When they use their equipment, their accountants speak like this: “debit depreciation expense account should be updated and credit accumulated depreciation is increased. Deferred tax asset is reduced.” When they want a software for running business, IT consultants speak like this: […]
I’m reading the book “Writing that Works” by Kenneth Roman and Joel Raphaelson on my commuting train recently. Here is an excerpt from this book: It is believed that with the parameters that have been imposed by your management, a viable program may be hard to evolve. Net net: If our program is to impact […]
For me the current stable version of Android is almost perfect, actually I do not need any more features or stronger hardware performance than my I9000. But the deal breaker is that: The Vital Source bookshelf does not offer any Android client. I have to use Vital Source ebooks ( Why the CFA institute tie […]
Dirk has programmed a game “Nine Men’s Morris” during his September vacation. He exerted every effort on the AI algorithm, GTK UI programming and the Debian/Windows package building ( If anyone sponsors him a Mac box, he will also release an installer for Mac. 😉 ). We have compared his program to many existing Morris […]
Operating systems: Debian Linux at home and Windows XP at work. Web browsers: Ice Weasel / Firefox Blogging tool: WordPress Media player: MPlayer Generic code / text editor: Eclipse Really good-looking, text-heavy documents such as thesis or technical documentation are just too difficult to be handled with Word or OpenOffice Writer. I use TexLive packages […]