Monday, 16 September 2013

Eclipse tip : work around for the < argument

This post is a quick tip on Eclipse usage. Suppose you are running a java application that reads in a file whose name is supplied at the command line with the < operator. This idiom is used in Algorithms Fourth Edition by Robert Sedgewick and Kevin Wayne.
Example : java TopM 5 < tinyBatch.txt

The code to process the data in tinyBatch.txt is :

Saturday, 7 September 2013

Patience For Rate Reduction

News item, as reported in India Today dated 30-Oct-2012 - Sharp differences came to the fore between Finance Minister P. Chidmabaram and Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor D. Subbarao on Tuesday as the central bank stuck to its hawkish monetary stance in refusing to reduce key rates.
While controlling inflation remains uppermost on Subbarao's mind, Chidambaram is in favour of lowering interest rates to spur growth.