Ankit on Google Maps

a search for Ahmedabad in Google Maps… ailla I’m in the top-contributors list ! [ What is Google Maps? Google Maps is a web mapping service application and technology provided by Google. It offers street maps, a route planner for traveling by foot, bicycle, car, or public transport and an urban business locator for numerous countries around the world. It also can help find the location of businesses. I want to be there, but how? All you need is to contribute via Google Mapmaker. Start tagging places/buildings for the areas you know or lived. And one day you will be…

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Let’s Digg into Google Maps

The Web would not be so simpler and interactive without Ajax. This technology makes Web applications pleasant, interactive, quick responsive and light weight. Take any of the online map applications, no matter whether it is Yahoo Maps, Google Maps or Windows Live Local, and you will find awesome precession, cutting edge technology (beyond DHTML, XML and JavaScript) well managed data. Being software developer, these always attract me and I want to understand the scene behind those best software architectures/implementations. Over the last few days I was studying (hacking) Google maps and wanted to see how it works? Here are my…

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Jain temples in Pune

After searching a lot, finally I got a list of all Jain temples in Pune (Maharastra, India). I got this list form Katraj Mandir. There are around 52 Jain Mandir/Derasar of Shvetambar/Digambar, and unfortunately there is only one temple near by Kothrud. It’s Swetanbar mandir @ The other near by are (a) Shri Vasupujya Jain Derasar at Lajvanti Apt, Karve Road. It’s near by Petrol Pump, in between Deccan and Nal Stop. (b) Parwshnath Jain Mandir, behind Sweekar Hotel Lane, Nal Stop, Pune Here is a list of a few temples: Shree Mahaveer Digamber Jain Temple, In the lane of…

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