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Cracking that coding interview

8 minute read

After a series of interviews, I received a full time offer from Microsoft a couple of months ago. The interviews turned out to be a fun exercise - given how ...

How I got 200 stars on Github

2 minute read

I just received my first 100+ stars for one of my personal projects, fitbit-googlefit, on Github. This gave me a good reason to talk a little bit about how i...

Quantifying yearly fitness goal

less than 1 minute read

I was deeply convinced that regular progress tracking is a crucial step towards achieving my fitness goal for 2017. So, I created a simple tool which extrac...

Tracking runs using Strava

less than 1 minute read

Fitbit is still fantastic for my fitness tracking needs but unfortunately many of my fitness pals are not on Fitbit, yet or maybe never! The good news howeve...

Syncing all Fitbit data to Google Fit

1 minute read

I love Fitbit trackers. They promise to do just one thing - quantifying self, and they live up to it! Just like most people, I tracked my lifelogs using mobi...

Saving passwords in database

4 minute read

We have all been victimns of one massive database hijack or the other and if your answer to the previous rhetoric was a no, headout for a quick safety-check ...

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Personal

Cracking that coding interview

8 minute read

After a series of interviews, I received a full time offer from Microsoft a couple of months ago. The interviews turned out to be a fun exercise - given how ...

Books I read

less than 1 minute read

I was never an avid reader. When it comes to reading novels, still not one. But I understand the importance of reading in building one’s knowledge, personal...

Quantifying yearly fitness goal

less than 1 minute read

I was deeply convinced that regular progress tracking is a crucial step towards achieving my fitness goal for 2017. So, I created a simple tool which extrac...

New year resolutions 2017

2 minute read

Just a few more hours and all things 2016 will be history. While I’m not into the custom of writing year end notes and public resolutions for upcoming year, ...

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