Learning Android Development

Fri, Apr 20, 2012
Learning Android Development

Finalized a prototype for an App for Toshiba. It fetches data from their humongous MRI machines in XML and displays images on a Toshiba Thrive tablet running on Honeycomb.

You can get more information on android development at developer.android.com

Mikael Umer has arrived!

Sun, Aug 14, 2011
Mikael Umer has arrived!

We welcome to the world our greatest joy!

Mikael Umer

Born to Madiha and Umer

who are as happy as can be

Born August 9, 2011

8 lbs, 6 oz

Length 21 inches

Cricket World Cup 2011

Wed, Mar 23, 2011
Cricket World Cup 2011

The 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup is the tenth Cricket World Cup and is being played in Bangladesh, India, and Sri Lanka. It is Bangladesh`s first time co-hosting a World Cup. All matches in the World Cup will be accorded One Day International status, with all matches being played over 50 overs. Fourteen national cricket teams will compete in the tournament, including ten full members and four associate members. The World Cup will take place between February and early April 2011, with the first match played on 19 February 2011 with co-hosts India and Bangladesh facing off at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur, Dhaka. The opening ceremony was held on 17 February 2011 at Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka, two days before the start of the tournament, with the final on 2 April 2011 at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

Started studying HTML 5

Thu, Apr 29, 2010
Started studying HTML 5

HTML5 is being developed as the next major revision of HTML (HyperText Markup Language), the core markup language of the World Wide Web. HTML5 is the proposed next standard for HTML 4.01, XHTML 1.0 and DOM Level 2 HTML. It aims to reduce the need for proprietary plug-in-based rich internet application (RIA) technologies such as Adobe Flash, Microsoft Silverlight, and Sun JavaFX.

HTML5 introduces a number of new elements and attributes that reflect typical usage on modern Web sites.

Some deprecated elements from HTML 4.01 have been dropped, including purely presentational elements such as (font) and (center), whose effects are achieved using Cascading Style Sheets. There is also a renewed emphasis on the importance of DOM scripting in Web behavior.

HTML5 introduces a number of new elements and attributes that reflect typical usage on modern Web sites. Some of them are semantic replacements for common uses of generic block (div) and inline (span) elements, for example (nav) (website navigation block) and (footer). Other elements provide new functionality through a standardized interface, such as the (audio) and (video)

The HTML5 syntax is no longer based on SGML despite the similarity of its markup. It has, however, been designed to be backward compatible with common parsing of older versions of HTML.

HTML5 also incorporates Web Forms 2.0, another WHATWG specification.

Moved into Villa Sienna

Wed, Dec 9, 2009
Moved into Villa Sienna

We have moved into Villa Siena, conveniently located in Irvine, featuring spacious studio, one, two, and three bedrooms. With a variety of amenities to suit individual needs including a refrigerator with an ice maker, walk in closets, dishwasher, microwave, stove, oven, jacuzzi tub, washer / dryer. Villa Siena is an exceptional residential choice to those accustomed to the fine design and exquisite detail, like us! Tailored to suit a variety of tastes, personalities and lifestyles, the residences share common threads-artful planning, design character and accommodating details. Blending classic architecture with thoughtful convenience, Villa Siena offers uncompromising distinction and style. Only last week we went to this Christmas party by the pool, which was awesome. The whole place is like a 7-star resort with 4 pools including salt water ones, 6 hot tubs, 2 tennis courts, 4 gyms, basketball courts, gardens, sitting areas, 2 kids playgrounds, club house, library, recreational room with pool table TV and DVD, free Wifi, 4 outdoor fireplace sitting areas, BBQ grills by the pool, fountains, waterfalls, flora, underground parking, security gates, guards, Vegas nights, .... and other things I cant recall right now! Looks like we will love living here!

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