Overscan/Underscan issue with ATI Radeon Legacy Cards (4000, 3000 and 2000 series) on Windows 10

Recently after I upgraded to Windows 10, my monitor started behaving weirdly. It would show black border around the screen and hence my 1080 monitor showed an underscanned version of my screen.

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I invest with Goalwise. Here is why.

Last week I was discussing with my bunch of close connections about a new investment platform Goalwise. The most common question was what does Goalwise do and how could it help them. (questions like Why Goalwise or Why not a competitor)

In this post I try to explain in brief what Goalwise does and how it does it better than it’s competitors. Continue reading I invest with Goalwise. Here is why.

JavaScript and “First-class functions”.

js-minJavaScript is one of the languages which claim to feature “First Class Functions”. So, what does it mean to be first class function? Let’s explore.

I like to compare it to being a first class citizen. Basically the right to freely move across boundaries in the country without being questioned of your purpose.

In the programming context, being first-class, gives JavaScript functions the ability to be saved in variables, passed around as arguments or even returned from other functions. Taking this a step further, functions can reside inside objects as one of the properties. Continue reading JavaScript and “First-class functions”.

Parse Shutdown – What Next?

In a recent mail the Parse team mentioned January 28th 2017 is when Parse APIs would stop responding.

If your app uses Parse, the best immediate course of action is to host a private instance of the Parse Open Source Server on a Cloud Instance (or Dedicated Instance if you choose). Migrate the data to the new server.

There are simple ways to ensure there is no downtime during this activity. You could follow the migration guide here. I am available on a pro bono basis to help with the migrations.

The real meaning of UX.

UX, short for User eXperience has suddenly come to the forefront of the technology driven startup era.

Everybody is talking about providing the best interface possible to make any user’s journey on their platform as friction-free as possible.

But what exactly does UX comprise of? Is it the improvement of visual appeal, the increase in page load speeds or slick animations? Continue reading The real meaning of UX.