Mentoring and Time

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

No, this is not about being late places, it’s about respecting people’s time. I won’t go deep into why this is important as, Michael Haggerty wrote an awesome article on this. His thoughts boiled down to a single line of advice:

DON’T WASTE OTHER PEOPLE’S …
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New Blog: Serving the Content

Sunday, July 6, 2014

In the first part of this blog post I talked about using Pelican to create a blog, this is a bit more about how I got it up and running.

Getting a Domain

The most exciting part! Getting a domain! I used gandi.net, it was recommended to me by …

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New Blog

Thursday, July 3, 2014

If you’re reading this you might have noticed that I have a shiny new blog! I had been pretty disappointed in Blogger practically since I started using it. But it was free, I was a poor college student, etc. I finally managed to get myself a domain name and …

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Google Summer of Code 2014

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

I’m again mentoring for Google Summer of Code 2014, this year my student is Saurabh Anand (sawrubh), who has been working on a few related things:

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Extending JavaScript Maps (or other built-in objects)

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Finally another technical post, this one is about my adventures in attempting to extend the built-in Map object in JavaScript to extend the functionality. As background, there are two reasons we’d want this:

  1. In the chat backend we currently use JavaScript objects ({}) as hashes/maps to keep track of …

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