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Atul Gupta
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IT, People and Travel
IT, People and Travel

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Grace Marking for Board Exams
What's it with this grace marking system that CBSE and possibly other boards follow? There was a decision taken by the board recently about no longer giving grace marks. While on the face of it this is a good decision, as it means students will really get m...

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Almost 30 years hence...
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.                                                                                             Ralph Waldo Emerson That's exactly how I have spent this last weekend - being s...

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Travelogue: Jal Srushti Island Resort
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almost an year’s break from any travels, to allow my daughter to fully concentrate on her class X, we finally decided to get out of the routine and go
spend a few days at some resort. Since the decision was taken at a time when
summer vacations of kid...

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A Day at SBI
For many years I am doing most of my banking with ICICI and have hardly visited the branch in the last decade or so. Almost all the banking needs are managed online or via the relationship manager. I do have to have to visit SBI once a year to deposit some ...

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Off Facebook
For those of you wondering where has my profile disappeared from Facebook, please note that I have deactivated the account for a while. I was getting overwhelmed with the public exposure. Wanted to live my life on my terms and not worry about to whom to upd...

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Almost 30 years hence...
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.                                                                                             Ralph Waldo Emerson That's exactly how I have spent this last weekend - being s...

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Revamp School Education
For very many years, our education system has been undergoing changes, but little has been done towards refining the course curriculum. I strongly feel that there is a need to change it and hence this petition - https://t.co/4Pdi4SZCuB If you agree, do sign...

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Post 2: JVM, JRE and Java
When programming in ..net, the key things to know where CLR, the common language runtime, which was the core engine to execute .net programs. The .NET Framework, which consisted of framework class library, libraries for WinForm applications, ASP.NET applica...

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Post 1: Which Eclipse version to use?
In my journey from MS to Open Source the first thing to get to know was Eclipse, and IDE that is most used for development of java projects just like Visual Studio is most used when working on MS platform.  Having worked with VS since back in 1995, when the...

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From Microsoft to Open Source
In some of my earlier posts I have talked about how I spent a large part of my career on Microsoft Platform, but using it and also working and specializing in it. With my joining Curologic , I have since then moved onto open source platform and java, hibern...
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