GIT: Get Tag Details of Current Checkout

About two weeks ago I migrated a project from CVS to git. After migration when we tried to build the project it kept failing. On debugging, I figured that in build.xml (it’s a legacy project with a complex ANT build script) they were trying to figure out from which tag it has been checked out by reading the Tag… Continue reading GIT: Get Tag Details of Current Checkout

Hibernate: Dynamic Insert

While doing code-review I came across hibernate’s dynamic-insert property and found it really useful. dynamic-insert is a boolean attribute of class element as defined in hibernate-mapping-3.0.dtd. This is an optional attribute of the class element and if not defined explicitly defaults to false. As the name says, setting this property to true makes insert query… Continue reading Hibernate: Dynamic Insert

Windows 8 Consumer Preview aka Beta is out

Microsoft has announced the availability of Windows 8 Consumer Preview aka the beta version of Windows 8. The Windows 8 Consumer Preview is available worldwide for download in English, French, German, Japanese and simplified Chinese languages. More information about Windows 8 and how to download the Consumer Preview is available at http://preview.windows.com. The ISO files… Continue reading Windows 8 Consumer Preview aka Beta is out

System Requirements: Microsoft Office 2010 Professional Technical Preview

In my previous post Setup: Microsoft Office 2010 Professional Technical Preview, as pointed out by Ganesh I didn’t mention the system requirements for Microsoft Office 2010 Professional Technical Preview. So here it is: Component Requirement Computer and processor 500 MHz processor or higher Memory 256 megabytes (MB) of RAM or higher Hard disk 2 gigabytes… Continue reading System Requirements: Microsoft Office 2010 Professional Technical Preview

Setup: Microsoft Office 2010 Professional Technical Preview

As mentioned in the previous post, I am testing the 64-bit version of Microsoft Office 2010 Technical Preview, so here’s how the install process went. The installer for Office 2010 Professional x64 is 598 MB and contains Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher and Access. There is a separate installer for Visio (342 MB), InfoPath… Continue reading Setup: Microsoft Office 2010 Professional Technical Preview