Yes, I searched for what "nix" means just to see if I could make a funny title out of it. For the lazy, "nix" means "nothing." It's been a long time since I wrote a post and I thought I'd write on my recent learning and experiences using NixOS and Nix (the package manager). You know how when you have your machine stable and working without issues for a while and you have this itch to try something shiny? No? Yes? Only me? Okay. So that's exactly what happened after I'd been using Arch Linux for 4 years. Long story short, I like NixOS so far after my usage of 4 months.
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
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
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.
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.