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29 Sep 2019 . tech .
Serving React With Nginx
9 mins Read


Once we get used to serving static content with Nginx, it is hard to notice the subtle changes we might require to serve React static content which uses react-router. I faced a similar bug when only the index page of iit-techambit.in was being exposed and rest pages were to be found nowhere unless redirected from the home page itself.

Nginx... more

17 Jul 2019 . tech .
Exposing Campus PC On SSH
2 mins Read


The default port for SSH is blocked in the campus and it forces one to use a lot of workarounds to do simple SSH tasks; one such task is exposing a PC inside campus network for SSH by a PC outside the campus network.

I recently had to do the hardwork and this article shows the steps I used for... more

17 May 2019 . experience .
GSoC'19 [0]: Congratulations And Let's Begin
1 mins Read


Recently, Google released the list of projects selected for Google Summer of Code 2019 and I’m fortunate that mine is one among them. I would like to congratulate everyone along with myself.

The Project

This year I’ll be working on Sample Platform; it is the Continuous Integration And Regression Testing tool for the main CCExtractor repository. In short, it makes... more

13 May 2019 . learning .
A Better Approach; The DRY Approach
7 mins Read


Dry clothes are really easy to use, store and carry; then there are wet clothes: heavy, stinky and dripping.

Similar is the story for code: DRY (Don’t Repeat Yourself) is always preferred over WET (Write Everything Twice).

I’ve recently started learning .NET, ASP.NET, MVC, and related technologies, and thereon I stumbled upon the concept of DRY programming; it is a... more

05 May 2019 . learning .
So You Want To Do "Data"?
3 mins Read


Even stronger than Modi’s wave in 2014 Lok Sabha Elections is the drive of every second-year and third-year in KGP going into the field of data analytics; and, sadly, unlike Modi wave it’s here to stay for many following decades.

Data Analytics as a field has seen nothing less of a bubble than what was seen by the Internet in... more

04 Apr 2019 . experience .
Intern Experience At Wingify
4 mins Read


I had the opportunity to intern at Wingify, New Delhi, in December 2018 and in this writeup I’ve summarized my experience of working at Wingify. My intern period was from 28 November to 11 January. I’ve already written my selection interviews’ experience and it is available here.

Pre-Joining Experience

As soon as my offer was confirmed by Wingify, I received... more

23 Jan 2019 . Readings .
I Read 'The Courage To Be Disliked'
4 mins Read


One particular thought I always used to get breaking the ice with a person was that, “What if I do something stupid and the person starts disliking me? How to not do something wrong?”. In crude way, this is what I was asking myself…

How to not be myself?

It is after transforming to live a life of free living... more