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A long day on the saddle

It's been a while since my last post and I recently got into cycling, did a long ride and I thought why not write about it. I got myself a Montra Helicon Disc 2017, and I use it for commute and at times long rides on the weekends around Agara-Bellandur-Old HAL Road-EGL-Madiwala, Forum-MG Road-Cubbon Park-Vidhan Soudha and back. And recently I started going for

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Using Lenses in PureScript

I believe we all have come across interesting problems while programming and once we found the solution or an easier way to do it, we had our minds blown away. I had a similar feeling when I discovered lenses and started using them. No, I am not talking about

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Moving from Markdown to Pandoc in Nikola

So, the other day there was a hackathon at Geekskool and all the students were building something from the range of UNO bot, jump forms(feedback forms but better), and an app which detects code from an image and analyses/executes the same and there I was, wondering how to properly format nested lists in Markdown for one of my posts.

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The Curious Case of Matching Memory Locations in Python

So I attended a Python meetup yesterday which was quite informative and one of the talks which I found fascinating was about Cleaning the trash in Python by Rivas. He starts his talk by explaining what is trash in programming sense, and goes on to compare memory allocation for objects and arrays in C and Python.

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A short stint with Haskell

So my 3 months at Geekskool are up and I have decided to extend and learn more for probably 3 more months. Since my last post about the webserver, I have forayed into the land of functional programming to see what it offers and what the paradigm is all about.

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