It feels like I'm writing after a long time. Actually, my priorities have been quite varied in the past few months, mostly focussing on my technical expertise. But last week my team had a pretty good retrospective session where I picked up nice clues and suggestions, so I thought of sharing my 2-cents with you all. Retrospectives actually bring a lot of memories or to … [Read more...] about A Well Functioning Team – Feedback Culture
I've been seeing some "not-so-good" everywhere and that made me wonder - Why do developers write code that slows them down later on? When I started asking this question myself, I started getting various reasons for the not-so-good code. I made a note of these reasons. And today I'll elaborate on each one of those. I guess you will relate to these and feel free to share your … [Read more...] about Why Do Developers Write Code That Slows Them Down
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
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
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
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?
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 a long time since I reviewed a product. But recently I had to research the best mid-range laptops that are available on the market because one of my friends called me and asked me to pick a laptop for her. I'm always waiting for such opportunities. So in this article, I will be sharing the top 3 best laptops that can be used for almost every normal use case. 1. … [Read more...] about 3 Best Laptops (Mid-Range) For Every Use Case In India
Distributed Systems are complex. There is no doubt about it. But thanks to the experts and the years of experience and experimentation, we now have some of the reference architectures. In this article, I will be discussing four distributed architectural patterns along with their pros and cons. This will be a good reference point for someone who is just starting out or … [Read more...] about Distributed System Architectural Patterns
Last night I saw a beautiful, creative and adventurous dream. I did what I like, shifted from one place to another on my will and manipulated the objects inside my dream. It was really fun for the most part. I think it's not just me, this phenomena happens with other people as well. This is also not the first time I experienced such awareness while sleeping. Ever since … [Read more...] about The Power of being in the Present