Before diving into the best code review practices, I always ask this question - Why do we need a Code Review process? Code review process exists to improve the software development lifecycle (SDL). To improve the software and code that we are writing. This is done by adding an extra layer to the development process where your peers will take a look at the code to … [Read more...] about Code Review Best Practices For Software Engineers
How are you doing it? Do you have one big pipeline script with all sorts of logic that incorporate everything? Or do you have a lean pipeline where a single stage does one and only one thing well? I've seen many different ways in which companies organize their CI/CD pipelines. And it works for them. But there are a few designs that were really simple to understand and … [Read more...] about Jenkins Pipeline Script Should Not Contain Complex Logic
Have you ever got a chance to review a Pull Request that contains the change across 100 different files? If you have not then you are in a wonderful place. But if you have... then this article is for you and your team. Big PR takes a lot of time, concentration and focus to understand what all parts of the code have changed. This is such a turn-off for the reviewers that … [Read more...] about How To Break A Big Pull Request Into Multiple Smaller PRs?
I've been wanting to write this article for a long time. When I look back at my life and ask the question - What if I knew this already, how my career paths would have been different? And this is a good question to ask yourself. You learn a lot about yourself in ways you didn't know. So, in this article, I would share 5 Things That I Wish I Knew When I Started Programming … [Read more...] about 5 THINGS I WISH I KNEW When I Started Programming
I have been investing in a particular stock for some time now. Every time I buy some of those shares, it drops in value. It has seen a steady decline in the past few days with slight spikes here and there. The graph is like a declining slope. But I'm not investing in the market rather my trust in the company. I've used its services and I know it has amazing potential. … [Read more...] about Would You Keep Investing?
Wait... before you start reading... get this - it is a very important topic. Maybe you are someone who already knows about idempotence or someone who is hearing this word for the first time. This article is going to help you all in some way or the other. I'm a backend engineer. No that's not right... I'm a full-stack developer specialised in backend development. Yeah, … [Read more...] about Idempotence Is Very Critical In Backend Applications
To start with, I'm not a hater and Pune city has given me some of the best moments of my life. This city is alive and filled with opportunities in every way possible. It is one of the fastest-growing economies of India. It has a good climate that feels pleasant most of the time. Yet this is not a place you would want to live. Pune City It has been 8 months when I … [Read more...] about Why Pune city is not a good place to Live
It's all about playing the algorithm. LinkedIn has seen phenomenal growth since the covid-19 pandemic. Every day LinkedIn is changing and optimising its algorithm with the sole focus of bringing the relevant post in front of the right audience. In my opinion, it is doing a pretty good job. Well... all of that is good, but how can you use it to land the right … [Read more...] about How To Use LinkedIn To Land a Job
A lot of times it is better to be a quitter than to be a Hero. We face many situations in our day-to-day life where we encounter a task for which we think we can do in less than 2 hours. And 4 hours down the line we find ourselves stuck with the same damn task. At this point, most people wear a cape and shut themselves from the world to finish that task. Now this task … [Read more...] about Don’t Be A Hero
This is a well-known fact that humans suck at estimations. We always think that we can estimate how long something would take and when we try to do it - never comes out to be anywhere close. The main reason is that we always take the happy path while estimating something, which is often not what happens in reality. Even if we try to factor in the complexities and hurdles, … [Read more...] about Your Estimates Sucks!
Lately I have been coming across posts and questions on the forums asking how to learn programming quickly. This question is pretty vague but shows an intent that the person is looking for guidance on how to start on a path to becoming a software developer that would probably become a full-time career. And if that is the case then I would recommend you to start with any … [Read more...] about Selection Sort Is A Good Way To Get Started With Algorithms
Lately, my days are passing in a snap. I'm working more than 10 hours a day without break. And not because someone is forcing me to but because the work is so interesting. Almost everything around me is new and I really can't stop absorbing the essence of it all. Today was one such day. I was quite busy from the start. I don't know how long can I keep up this positive … [Read more...] about Let’s Do Iterative Merge Sort After A Hectic Day At Office
Malicious + Software = Malware This is one heck of a topic under ethical hacking. Malware is any piece of software that was built with the intention to do some damage to the device on which it is running on. There are a lot of variants. Every Malware is built with a dedicated objective. That depends on the hacker who designs in. That said, the main objective of every … [Read more...] about What is Malware? Types Of Malware? How To Protect Yourself Against It?
Why this Article? When I started working as a manual tester, I was a complete noob in the IT industry. I was like a fresh bun out of oven kind of graduate that time. All I knew about testing was to create test cases and execute them. My initial job tasks included boundary value analysis, equivalent partitioning, writing hundreds of test cases in the excel. My aim back then … [Read more...] about Deliver Good Quality UI as a Tester and Enhance User Experience
There are literally 3 rules to be winning. In this article I will be discussing about it. Usually, people think that becoming successful is hard. Or it requires some kind of divine talent for doing things. Or I have even heard people say that it's not for me. I was not born to do this. This is not my calling. And to all the people who thinks that people are born with some … [Read more...] about How To Be Winning?
It has been more than 10 days that I haven't updated my blog. The reason is that I have relocated to Pune. I had some great experiences in the past couple of weeks. And I think these experiences are worth sharing with all the freshers who would come here for a job or search for a job. First Sight If you belong to a small city like Jabalpur and you are moving to Pune for … [Read more...] about The New Boy In Town (Pune)
I've always talked about the importance of achieving financial freedom. Financial freedom can give your life a purpose. You can live your life fearlessly and do what you love without ever worrying about money. Travel around the world, play your favourite sport or do nothing. You have the freedom to do anything. In this article, I will talk about 5 Ways through which you … [Read more...] about How To Become Financially Independent In India?
Yeah! Money has always been there, it's just that people don't know how to get it (including me ). A few years back, I read a very popular book by Napolean Hill, titled Think And Grow Rich. I'm a strong believer in the idea that the universe is there to give what you ask for but never knew the concept behind that as in HOW & WHEN am I going to get what I desire. This … [Read more...] about Seven Principles of Think And Grow Rich (Financial Freedom)
What would you do if your professor ask you to come up with a solution for a symbol table that is targeted only for string-based keys which are Faster than Hashing and more Flexible than BSTs? Trie Data Structure is the solution that you will be looking for. Trie is a fast search and miss data structure when it comes to storing key-value pairs where key is a string. This … [Read more...] about Trie Data Structure Implementation | (PUT, GET, DELETE)
I visited my hometown after 18 months of constant IT grilling. It always feels good to come back home, I get to eat all the tasty delights my Mom make for me. I like the way people live here - simple and boring. I always visit the nearby ground to play with my brother and friends. But every coming year I see lesser and lesser people coming out of their houses in the … [Read more...] about Is Technology Taking Life Away From The People