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Star Gazing trip to Badro Jabal – Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter Conjunction

On 7th May 2011, we planned to leave for Badro Jabal, Sind, Pakistan. This is one of the most amazing trip, not because of the location but because it has significance from Astronomy point of view. This is the only dark sky session in which all the planets that are visible to naked eye were visible, the one and only dark sky session in...

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A photographic journey to Moon – The Amazing Lunar Surface

Obsession to Moon Earth’s Moon is the only celestial object that can be seen easily with naked-eye at night. One doesn’t need to have a black transparent sky to observe it. I had been observing Moon since my childhood but at that time I didn’t have a Binoculars, or a Telescope to observe it or a camera to capture the beautiful Moon and its...

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Organization Model Framework – Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

  An organization model is the departmental or the organizational structure on which an organization is based. Every organization, be it small or an enterprise, there is some sort of structure that is followed. For example, a company or a group of company has several sub-companies and then they have departments and in them are sub departments and they have the people in department....


Microsoft Dynamics AX – A complete business solution

Microsoft Dynamics AX Microsoft Dynamics AX is the Microsoft’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software solution. It consists of almost all the business process software of all major industries. Before we start going into the detail of MS Dynamics AX, one should learn what makes a good ERP. If you don’t know ERP, please read the article Enterprise Resource Planning. Microsoft Dynamics AX – An...

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The Solar System

I will keep updating this post with stuff related to Solar System. I will soon post an article on Solar System as well. I’ve found an amazing presentation about Solar System and so sharing it here:

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Improve unit test code coverage – Microsoft Dynamics AX

We know what are unit tests and we know how do we create unit tests in Dynamics AX and we also know why do we create Unit Tests. There are times when code coverage of Unit Tests is not 100% or is very less such as 50% or 60%. Ideally it should be at least 70% but one should try to get as much...


Enterprise Resource Planning

You might have heard the word ERP a lot of times and you might have not totally understood the ERP systems. ERP is short form for Enterprise Resource Planning and contains the meaning and objective in its own name. I will try to make you understand the ERP in a very easy way. Enterprise Enterprise is a business entity which encompasses corporations; Small &...


Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 – Introduction to AIF services

In many business scenarios, external software applications require access to information that is stored in Microsoft Dynamics AX. Below figure shows a few scenarios in which users access information that is managed in Microsoft Dynamics AX to accomplish a business task. It also shows sample scenarios in which Microsoft Dynamics AX accesses information that is managed in external applications. The arrows indicate the direction...

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Microsoft Dynamics AX Eventing Framework – Coded and Automatic Events

Introduction to Event Event is something that occurs at a particular time, sometimes expected sometimes not. Many events happen all around us in our daily lives. Some require action from us, some are not of our interest. Talking in technology terms, we can easily map event to the real-life concept of event. In Object-oriented paradigm, a class represents a real life entity and the...


Welcome Comet ISON C/2012 S1 to the Solar System

Comet ISON (C/2012 S1) known to be the Comet of the century, discovered by  Russian astronomers Vitali Nevski and Artyom Novichonok in September 2012 is the one we are hearing since a few months. But before we get into the observation and other technical details, let me explain what is a comet. What is Comet? From the simplest definitions taken from Wikipedia, “A comet...

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Welcome Autumn! The September Equinox

Often during Astronomy related conversations I used to hear word equinox and then they used to say Fall equinox and the spring equinox. The word seems weird but it has the explanation in it. Equinox is derived from Latin word aequus (equal) and nox (night), because around the equinox the day and night are of almost equal lengths. Equinox is on September 22 and March 20, so who...

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Beautiful Pairing of Moon and Venus on 8 September 2013

The two brightest objects in the night sky the Moon and Venus were visible towards west just after the Sunset. Just above the Moon within 5 degrees was the star Spica (the brightest star in the constellation of Virgo). Karachi astronomers and Astrophotographers will lucky to have this opportunity as it was visible in Karachi and there weren’t too many clouds. I was lucky...