How to install Cygwin on windows 7

Cygwin is a Linux/Unix – like environment for windows.

Steps to install Cygwin:

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Windows 7 Problem Steps Recorder (PSR) to Create Step by Step Screenshot Documents

With Steps Recorder, formerly called Problem Steps Recorder or PSR, a recording is made of the actions you take on your computer which you can then send to the person or group helping you with your problem. The purpose of Problem Steps Recorder is, to automatically capture the steps you take on a computer, including a text description of where you clicked and a picture of the screen during each click (called a screen shot). Once you capture these steps, you can save them to a file that can be used by a support professional or someone else helping you with a computer problem.

Making a recording with Steps Recorder is extremely easy to do which is a big reason it’s such a valuable tool. This tool extremely helps developers or QA guys. When you work in Application Compatibility, you spend a lot of time documenting problems. In this post, I’ll elaborate some of the tricks I use for documenting issues (like for defect analysis/replication document). Continue reading

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Annotations in Java

Introduction

Annotations, a form of metadata, provide data about a program that is not part of the program itself. Annotations have no direct effect on the operation of the code they annotate. Thus, an annotation leaves the semantics of a program unchanged. However, this information can be used by various tools during both development and deployment. Continue reading

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My Favorite Quotes

  1. I am only one, but I am one. I can’t do everything, but I can do something. And what I can do, I ought to do. And what I ought to do by grace of god, I shall do.
  2. I can’t do nothing. I can do many a great things every day.
  3. Work makes the eyes bright and complexion rosy.
  4. Books are the most faithful friends. Our friends may change or die, but our books are always waiting to talk to us. They are never cross, peevish or unwilling to converse as our friend sometimes are.
  5. When you allow your mind to have a break, it comes back stronger, sharper more focused and creative.
  6. Self-confidence is the key to all kinds of prosperity.
  7. Hard work, positive thinking, fair dealing, right treatment of people and the proper kind of praying always get results. Continue reading
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Lord Krishna reflects on how worrying about the future is unnecessary

On the basis of past experiences we imagine the joy and sorrow of the future.
To eliminate future sorrow we make plans today.
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Enumerations in Java

Overview

Beginning with JDK 5, enumerations were added to the Java language, and they are now an integral and widely used part of Java. In their simplest form, Java enumerations appear similar to enumerations in other languages. However in Java, an enumeration defines a class type. By making enumerations into classes, the capabilities of the enumeration are greatly expanded. For example, in Java, an enumeration can have constructors, methods, and instance variables.

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Property Utility and Resource Bundle Utility

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