• Behavior-driven Development in Python using Behave

    There are a few Behavior-driven Development (BDD) frameworks for Python. In this post, I kept a record of how I did it with behave.

  • Time Series 101

    So, you want to predict the future? This is the missing Time Series guide using Python I have been looking for on the entire internet. Source code link is at the bottom.

  • Gunicorn and Nginx: Django Deployment Combination

    Django + Gunicorn + Nginx is probably the most used combination. Here is a basic tie up, with which you may turn your http://localhost:8080 dev. codebase to a http://production_ip like deployment.

  • Walkthrough: Deep Learning using TensorFlow

    This is a walkthrough to writing a Deep Learning implementation using TensorFlow. I’m no expert in Machine Learning, therefore, I expect that you learn the theory by yourself before trying to understand the code here. However, there is no harm in tinkering with it.

  • .SVG to .PDF from OSX Command Line

    If you happen to write a lot of LaTeX, file conversion such as .SVG to .PDF is tedious. The workflow is simply counter-productive. Here’s how I have improved the experience a bit.

  • Scikit Image 0.12 Up & Running

    I previously logged how OpenCV 3.0 could be installed on OS X. Fortunately, setting up Scikit Image 0.12 is easier than that. I’m keeping it on the record here.

  • OpenCV 3.0 Up & Running

    Running OpenCV 3X is a huge pain on OS X. I have crawled through the internet and struggled a lot to make it work on my Mac. Some of the painfully long, yet didn’t work for me ways 1 and 2. Here’s my shortcut.

  • Odoo 9.0 Up & Running

    I have recently setup Odoo 9.0 in a fair amount of places, including inside Linux and Windows boxes and VMs on the Cloud, Docker, as well as on my local OSX computer. There were 1-2 tricks that I would like to keep documented lest I should forget in the future.

  • Jekyll + Github Combo Awesomeness

    I’m guilty of changing my blogging platform pretty much every year, but I have settled down with this setup, and I think it’s for the right reasons and an efficient decision.

  • Swift extension: Adding blurred background to iOS apps

    Extensions allow to include key functionalities such as providing new initializers, adding new computer properties and instance methods, defining new nested types, etc. to not only custom classes, structures, and enumerations, but also private ones to which source code you do not have access. However, you cannot override any existing functionality which for the most cases, is not what you aim for.

  • Installing CouchDB manually on Ubuntu/Azure

    Previously I have written how to install and configure CouchDB from VM Depot on Ubuntu VM which was quite an automated process. In this post, I wish to record how to install and configure CouchDB on a fresh Ubuntu VM installation inside Azure. Rest of the post can be found where I first published it on my previous blog.

  • Installing and Securing MongoDB on Windows & Linux on Azure

    In this post, I have shown how quickly a database backend can be built on Azure for your apps using MongoDB both on Windows and Linux. This is not a comprehensive security guide, rather creation of system user accounts which based on scenario might be the most essential security feature that’s needed for your app.

  • Getting Started with JavaScript-based Full Stack Development

    In this post, I have tried to introduce several JavaScript-based development tools with which you can start writing web and mobile apps.

  • Continuous Functional Test Automation with Gulp, Mocha, Request, Cheerio, Chai

    In this post, I have shown how to build a platform-agnostic, continuous server-side functional test automation infrastructure that can test just about any website regardless of the server hosted, application platform and operating systems used, on & off Azure, using JavaScript which is the most open scripting language on this planet now.

  • First few tweaks to default Express app

    Every time I create a new Express app, I make sure a few changes to fit my need. In this post, I have focused on starting from scratch on fundamentals towards publishing to Azure. Rest of the post can be found where I first published it on my previous blog.

  • CRUD with CouchDB in Node.js

    There was no complete end to end CRUD on Apache CouchDB along with explanation on the internet. Therefore, I took the time to take that journey on Azure and documented along the way. Rest of the post can be found where I first published it on my previous blog.

  • Buzz like a UPS

    Some of the hardward posts that I made earlier to another blog I really like, as I started out with simple LED blinking and blinking a BiPolar LED, to even more meaningful moving a car forward and backward. I often play with silly little electric circuits that I build. This time around, I picked a Buzzer.

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