Recently I was thinking about random numbers. The numbers that all software engineers use in day-to-day life. Have you ever wondered what the heck is random? When do we call something random? Let me tell you at the start that the word "random" that we are used to is not random at all. It's pseudorandom. It's pseudo because it behaves randomly enough but it's not actually … [Read more...] about Generate Pseudo Random Numbers With Linear Feedback Shift Register (LFSR)
Archives for September 2021
Jenkins Pipeline Script Should Not Contain Complex Logic
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
How To Break A Big Pull Request Into Multiple Smaller PRs?
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?