iOS Google Maps: Set Camera to show all Markers

On June 18, 2014, in Google, iOS, Objective C, by Dipin Krishna

The intend is to set the boundaries of the map to focus on all the markers. The ‘GMSMapView‘ class used to have a method ‘markers‘ which returned all the markers, but its now deprecated. So, you will have to keep track of the markers added to the map. Assuming that you have the following: GMSMapView […]

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How to Install Google’s Go language on Ubuntu Linux

On November 22, 2009, in Go, Google, install, language, by Dipin Krishna

Go is an open source project, distributed under a BSD-style license. This document explains how to check out the sources, build them on your own machine, and run them. First of all you need to set some Environment variables The Go compilation environment depends on three environment variables that you should set in your .bashrc […]


Google’s memory stress test tool

On October 20, 2009, in Google, memory stress test tool, by Dipin Krishna

Google has released its Stressful Application Test, known by its Unix name as stressapptest. According to Google, Stressful Application Test, which has been used inside the company for sometime, can be used for memory stress testing, hardware qualification and debugging, memory interface tests and disk testing. The test attempts to create realistic high load situations […]


Search from the Linux command line

On September 6, 2009, in command, Google, search, terminal, by Dipin Krishna

You can search from the Linux command line without using a command line web browser like lynx or Elinks. All u need is the curl and html2text packages installed. Then issue the following command: curl -A Mozilla |html2text -width 60 where you can replace Dipin Krishna with another keyword of your choice. The […]


Tesseractindic: Tesseract OCR engine that supports Indic script.

On July 17, 2009, in Google, Indic script, Tesseract-ocr, Tesseractindic, by Dipin Krishna

This is a port of Tesseract OCR engine that supports Indic script.The aim of this project is to add Indic script support to the Tesseract OCR engine, which currently does not support connected script such as devnagri. This includes adding some routines to the existing code base, training the engine with sample images and then […]


Tesseract-ocr is now at google

On July 17, 2009, in Google, Tesseract-ocr, by Dipin Krishna

Tesseract-ocr was an OCR Engine that was developed at HP Labs between 1985 and 1995… and is now at Google.The Tesseract OCR engine was one of the top 3 engines in the 1995 UNLV Accuracy test. Between 1995 and 2006 it had little work done on it, but it is probably one of the most […]