From Design to code #2

Until now, I didn’t feel comfortable transforming a given design into code. Of course, I wanted to fix this and I learn by doing (mostly). After browsing around online I chose two website designs from Dribbble as inspiration for my projects. I decided to make them both React.js projects because it makes more sense to me. I am using React.js for some time now and I wanted a starter theme of my own. This is Read more…

Genetic mutations and Super Humans

Creating Superhumans Through Gene Manipulation and More Could scientists be using gene manipulation to create superhuman soldiers of the future?  Countless superhero movies have been released in the past decade, playing to our fascination with people with higher than usual abilities. But what if people really could have superhuman abilities like those portrayed in the movies? It’s a topic the hosts of Stuff They Don’t Want You To Know covered in a podcast on human superpowers Read more…

What is Arduino?

Arduino is an open-source hardware and software company, project and user community that designs and manufactures single-board micro-controllers and micro-controller kits for building digital devices. Its products are licensed under the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL) or the GNU General Public License (GPL), permitting the manufacture of Arduino boards and software distribution by anyone. Arduino boards are available commercially in preassembled form. Arduino board designs use a variety of microprocessors and controllers. The boards are equipped with sets Read more…

Iron ore price hike explained in simple terms

Iron ore price hike explained in simple terms On the morning of November 12, 2014, the China Mining Association announced its intention to raise mining taxes by 10 percent and increase tariffs by 13 percent. The association was confident that the hike would result in an increase in mining profits and that investors would respond by investing in mining machinery to fill the gap in output at existing mines. This was a prediction that was Read more…

Cyclone Nisarga LIVE Updates

Cyclone Nisarga Tracker, Weather forecast Today Live Updates: Severe cyclonic storm Nisarga has weakened into a deep depression and now moves northeastwards towards Nashik, Dhule and Nandurbar districts, which may witness heavy showers with gusty winds, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. Meanwhile, two people died in separate incidents related to heavy rain in Raigad district, where the cyclone made landfall at around 12.30 pm. At 8:30 pm, the storm lay about 120 km east-northeast of Read more…

From design to code

This post is initially published on my blog: https://tinyurl.com/y86h48f6 but I wanted to share here the React.js projects that were created as a result of this exercise. I wanted to learn how to transform a design/photo into a CSS and Html5 project. That was the starting point at least. Very quickly after I decided to transform them into React.js projects because I use React.js often and wanted a nice theme. Translating a photo into code has always Read more…

Ignore Directories in Tree

#bash #zsh #linux #unix tree displays the structures of the given directory. For instance below command, $ tree src/ would show something like below: src ├── core │   ├── __init__.py │   └── __pycache__ │   └── __init__.cpython-36.pyc └── templates └── .gitkeep 3 directories, 3 files If no directory given it shows the current directory’s structure: . ├── config │   ├── __pycache__ │   │   ├── settings.cpython-36.pyc │   │   ├── urls.cpython-36.pyc │   │   └── wsgi.cpython-36.pyc │   ├── settings.py │   ├── urls.py │   Read more…

3 React Native Styling Tips

Building a mobile application can feel intimidating. However, you are much closer than you realize to authoring an excellent app. React Native has made a concerted effort to help new developers dive in and getting started. I certainly recommend following their documentation as well as utilizing all that Expo has to offer in firing up your first mobile app. Both of these docs do a great job explaining the necessary steps to get up and running in a Read more…

Learn git concepts, not commands!

An interactive git tutorial meant to teach you how git works, not just which commands to execute. So, you want to use git right? But you don’t just want to learn commands, you want to understand what you’re using? Then this is meant for you! Let’s get started! Based on the general concept from Rachel M. Carmena’s blog post on How to teach Git. While I find many git tutorials on the internet to be too Read more…

Realme Tastes Success in India with these 4 Smartphones

Realme, a brand that started as a sub-brand of OPPO has now become an emerging entity in India. After the successful launch of Realme 1 in India, the company had later become independent and has been in a spree of releasing reliable smartphones in consecutive months. Realme, despite the fastest growing smartphone brand, had also claimed that it had sold over 2 million of their products this season, which include the Realme 2, Realme 2 Read more…