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You Gotta Love RedOct 25, 2023
"Gosh, it failed again! 😭" We've all been there, haven't we. Early on in my career, I dreaded those gnarly errors so much. They made me panic, it felt like the whole thing was crumbling down and I was running out of time. It felt like a ticking ...
I have learnt how to code, what do I do next?Oct 11, 2023
I have received this message from many aspiring software engineers who are just getting started, often on Twitter. They have been burying their heads down, trying to piece together this big piece of a puzzle called programming. From one tutorial t...
Uploading Files to CloudFlare R2 Using Rails ActiveStorageAug 3, 2023
R2 is a new object storage system by Cloudflare. It is comparable and compatible with Amazon S3, except much simpler and cheaper, and with a very generous free plan. You can read more about it here Let us see how to set it up with Rails so we can...
PaaS Is Not Always The Best SolutionJul 26, 2023
Platform as a Service businesses like Heroku, Render and Fly are good when you want to deploy something quickly, but can quickly become limiting the moment you want to do just a little more extra. I deploy my apps on Render, and, case in point, ...
Rate Limit Exceeded?Jul 1, 2023
Elon just announced(July 1 2023) that due to extreme levels of data scraping and system manipulation, they are applying rate limiting on Twitter - and not to bots, but to their people users! If that is crazy, their numbers are even crazier: verifi...
Replace All Occurrences of a Word in Vim and NeovimJun 19, 2023
We've all faced this problem! It's probably one of the most how-to do y in vim things I have Googled, so here's how I made it simple. To start with, this is about replacing all occurrences of a word in a single buffer, not in multiple buffers or ...
What I Will Be Writing AboutMay 31, 2023
I had missed writing, and I am stoked to be back at it again - because writing makes me think better! And this time, using a tool of my delight. Over the course of the existence of my writing pleasure, I will be writing about a few things that ex...
Another Blogging App Kaka?May 24, 2023
I know, I know, we're not supposed to re-invent wheels, we've all sang and been sang to this old folklore before. But I did it anyway, so why? To give you a quick answer, the current blogging ecosystem simply didn't make me enjoy writing and the ...