This year, my reading habit wasn't as regular and consistent as I wanted it to be, but I still managed to read quite a few books. These were my favorites Phoenix Project The Phoenix Project is a business novel written by Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, and George Spafford. It is a fictional story that follows … Continue reading My favorite reads of 2022
Category: General IT Stuff
What is .gitignore and how do i generate or write one?
gitignore file is used to specify files which should be untracked by Git. Each line of the file represents a filename, directory, or pattern. When git looks for changes in your working directory, it will automatically ignore any file that matches an entry in your .gitignore file. For example, when working for a java spring … Continue reading What is .gitignore and how do i generate or write one?
Embedding source code into powerpoint.
Embedding code snippets in power point for any presentation is a painful task , as there is no support to format the code or present it with proper indentations or the way code is shown in an editor One trick is to grab the screen shot and then paste it on powerpoint but the end … Continue reading Embedding source code into powerpoint.
Free public APIs
As part of development or learning activities seldom, we will need APIs which can provide some meaningful data.This could be for development or learning of web applications or to build a Kafka based application using connect or streams.Below is a list of some free publicly accessible APIs, which can be used in such scenarios API … Continue reading Free public APIs
How to automatically inject tokens in postman calls without copy pasting it in every request call ??
One of the annoying task while making postman calls , is to generate the access token and then copying it and pasting it in every request call.One of the easy way to handle this is , by using the postman variables.Basically, you can generate a token or any other value and can store it in … Continue reading How to automatically inject tokens in postman calls without copy pasting it in every request call ??
What is a proxy server and what is the difference between reverse proxy and forward proxy server?
Proxy in english dictionary means a person who is given the power or authority to do something for someone elseExample: You nominating a person to be your proxy to caste a vote in your absenceIn the world of computing, proxy does something similar. It acts on behalf of another device or resource. It sits between … Continue reading What is a proxy server and what is the difference between reverse proxy and forward proxy server?
Chrome Task Manager
Just found the built in Task Manager for Google Chrome that allows you to see how much memory and CPU web pages, extensions, and Google processes are consuming while Chrome is running. A very useful feature to find out which web page or chrome extension is consuming more memory, CPU and slowing down your system. … Continue reading Chrome Task Manager
A/B Testing vs Canary Release vs Blue Green Deployment
A/B Testing In simple terms A/B testing is a way to compare two versions of something to determine which performs better .In an A/B test, some percentage of your users automatically receives “version A” and other receives “version B.It is a controlled experiment process. To run the experiment user groups are split into 2 groups. … Continue reading A/B Testing vs Canary Release vs Blue Green Deployment
Calendar Terminal Utility for Mac.
Just found this calendar utility which can be used in mac. To see the current month's calendar, type "cal To see the current month's calendar along with week type "ncal" To see the current month's calendar along with week number type "ncal -w" To see the 3 month's calendar(previous, current and next month) along with … Continue reading Calendar Terminal Utility for Mac.