Saturday, October 6, 2012

Activities in Android

Activities are basically the applications that fill the screen for user interaction, it can be the Launcher, Phone Dialer or the Facebook application. At any given instance, the Activity window show one screen at a time and if you switch between them, the previous Activity window stored in the RAM memory will be loaded or a new Activity window is loaded, this is a helpful feature because initially when loading any application all of its resources are loaded in to the RAM, like code, scripts, services, media. As can be seen, this is an Intensive Task and consumes CPU cycles and RAM memory. When an application is closed, like when you switch from

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Virtual Network Editor in VMware Workstation 9.0

Not sure if you have read my post on creating Virtual LAN on VMware 6.5, I made that as a two part article because of its length, especially because of Part 2, where I covered topics on Virtual Network Editor. 

The thing I hated about the old Virtual Network Editor in VMware was its unnecessary tabs, and irrelevant options scattered all over its GUI. When writing Part 2 I thought about how this VNE can be made simple and refined. Fortunately, VMware realized it and reduced the VNE's cumbersome GUI with dozen tabs into a simple refined single window GUI, as below.

Friday, January 20, 2012

My thoughts on the root cause of SOPA/PIPA ACTs

Internet should be available for everyone!
Well, in the context of this post, above statement is an oxymoron, because the whole parts of Internet is not available in all countries due to their political borders and (still alive to this day) totalitarian governments, but nevertheless, I mentioned it to signify the intent behind the birth of Internet. Here are my thoughts.
The Creators Vision: