Oct 2nd Today marks a new day for PyCon India. As the whole world already knows, PyCon India has taken a new avatar – A totally online conference. The conference has been a totally enriching experience. They have devised an entirely unique experience, taking the in person format and replicating it to suit the online … Continue reading My Experience at PyCon India 2020
The cokkiecutter django community is moving away from caddy because of it’s licensing which evaluates to “Free for personal use”. They are contemplating picking up Traefic and it is still in the works as of this moment. I, while am interested in trying out Caddy and Traefic, do not wish to bring in new tech … Continue reading Swapping out Caddy for Nginx in CookieCutter-Django
I was using this guide Resize a Hard Disk for a Virtual Machine to resize the hard disk for my vagrant machine (provisioned through virtual box). It is an ubuntu 18.04 image. I successfully managed to make a vdi clone and resize it. When trying to reattach it with the following command VBoxManage storageattach sitefit_default_1537859062545_25454 … Continue reading Fix for VBoxManage: error: Could not find a controller named ‘SATA’ Error
This is a detailed look at setting up a projection level django project using cookie-cutter django. I explore the different choices and project layout of cookiecutter django as we go along setting up the project. A long long time ago, so long time ago, no one knows how long ago (ok maybe a couple of … Continue reading Setting up a SaaS app with Django Cookie Cutter and Docker all ready to go
I found something on hn a few days back and i am trying to carry it around and make it a part of me. “””For someone who hated routines and felt trapped. The simple advice that schedules are my friend and I should schedule my day in a way that would make me happy when … Continue reading Tiny Epiphanies: Design a routine you like before going to bed
The Atal Pension Yojana was started by the Indian government for Indian citizens in general and Indian citizens in the unorganized sector in particular. I have developed some rudimentary finance skills from a few coursera courses and I decided to apply them to see what additional value they provide over a basic Recurring Deposit available … Continue reading Should I Invest in Atal Pension Yojana, the pension scheme for the common man?
The post was initially conceived as a response to a discussion on women participation initiated by Shreyas in the ChennaiPy group inspired by Jacob Kaplan-Moss’s keynote at PyCon 2015. But it grew into a huge report, with a lot of my personal stories weaved in. It was too much for a mailing list and I … Continue reading My Experience in Tech and its reflection on Women in Tech in India
In recent years, nginx is fast overtaking apache as the default web server due to it’s smaller footprint and easier configuring ability. Yet, nginx does not seem to be mainstream yet in the OpenCart community. When I had to create an opencart setup, I had to look up multiple blog posts to create a setup … Continue reading How to setup Opencart with Nginx and MySql
Elasticsearch by default does not support security features. They are left to the sole discretion of the developer. This guide will help you setup a secure elasticsearch single node server. This is based on days of searching the internet and poring through the alternatives available to seamlessly implement a secure server. As one of the … Continue reading Setting up a Secure Single Node Elasticsearch server behind Nginx
Nothing helps like practice. I’m fiddling around with machine learning and data visualization libraries to become proficient in them. So I wanted to try my hand in coaxing information from data. Thats when I came across CO2 emission index of countries in Quandl, one of the excellent sources of open data. So I thought how … Continue reading China Vs US Vs Middle East – Who smokes more?