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Remove .svn files recursively on linux

find . -type d -name .svn -exec rm -rf {} \;  

Introduction to Agile

Introduction to Agile Practices from cspag67

Facebook error message… really?

Whoops! I thought Facebook pays millions to Product Managers and Testers!

Tomcat – Sharing of Session Cookies across Subdomains

Since I have multiple microsites i.e. subdomains on touchsy.com , I needed a way for users to be logged-in to one subdomain and then access other subdomains without having to login again. I found out that it is fairly easy to achieve it through Tomcat context configuration. Here is the context configuration: <Context sessionCookiePath=”/” sessionCookieDomain=”.touchsy.com”> […]

Debian/Ubuntu Linux: Change Timezone to IST

Change timezone of Debian/Ubuntu machine to Asia/Kolkata or any other timezone mv /etc/localtime /etc/localtime.old ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/Asia/Kolkata /etc/localtime  

How to Build A Large And Scalable ECommerce Platform

Nice article on Pluggd.in by Amitabh Mishra, VP Snapdeal providing insights into large scale ecommerce system!

Launching soon…

Launching Soon…

Removing JSESSIONID from URLs for Spring Security 3.0+ applications

jsessionid in URLs look annoying, more so in search results. Disabling them from URL is just a configuration in your spring-security.xml file for Spring version 3.0 + : use the disable-url-rewriting=”true” in the security namespace for http tag. the http tag becomes: <security:http auto-config=”false” disable-url-rewriting=”true”> If you are not using http cofiguration and using FilterChainProxy, this […]

Came across this brilliant stuff on how to get Press Coverage/PR for Startups @dharmesh

PR for Startups – Great article Onstartups 

Shortest Horror Story

On a beautiful cold winter day, he was enjoying hot shower closing his eyes as if cherishing the waterfall. Suddenly his elbow hit something … … … …sending a chill down his spine … … and then the whole body! … … … horror had begun to take shape… … … … he opened his […]