You probably know already that this Monday there was a world-wide outage of many Google services for about 45 minutes. The thing to be noted is that the affected services were also the most important Google services which have the most users, which includes Gmail, YouTube, Google Cloud, Play Store etc... I don't think Google … Continue reading How Software Engineers Handle Outages?
Hope y'all doing well. The format of this blog post is going to be similar to a blog post that I did on a different topic called Internet Radio Station 101 where I went through the workings of an Internet Radio Station from the top-down. I recently completed the Introduction to Data Science eDX course … Continue reading Data Science 101
Ever since you complete your schooling and get into a college to start your Computer Science education, you are faced with this evergreen debate for the type of company that you should work for after 4 years. A Product-based company or a Services-based company? Out of the 2, there is a social stigma attached with … Continue reading What is it like to work in a medium-sized premium Services-based Company?
Few years ago I worked on a project where I had to get hold of the 31,102 verses of the English Bible, and use it to develop an Android app that helps people memorize Bible verses. This app used a memorization technique called spaced repetition which is popularly used in the flash card app - … Continue reading Created a GraphQL Bible API in 2 Days using Hasura (Here’s How)
Do you want to create your own personal jukebox that broadcasts to the entire world (or just your home/work network)? Then an internet radio station might be just right for you.
If you were to look at the current market distribution when it comes to mobile operating systems, there are only two main players on the field: Android and iOS. The market share of all the remaining mobile operating systems put together is less than 1% of the total. That would seem to be good for … Continue reading Hybrid app development is a godsend for Startups, but should you take that route?
Here is a tutorial on how to send HTTP requests from your Android app to a server using the Android Async Http client library
This is a small tutorial where I tell you how you can extract the metadata of an image using ExifInterface while developing a native Android app.
It's 3 AM right now. But still, I need to put this stuff into ink (figuratively speaking) when it is still fresh in my mind. For a long time, Android developers have had a tough time putting a ListView or a RecyclerView inside a ScrollView, cause it simply didn't work. Developers had to manage to … Continue reading RecyclerView inside a NestedScrollView