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2020 Year End Review

It's felt like March for months now, but 2020 is finally coming to a close! Thank you Time Lord for ending this year. Let's get one thing straight, the pandemic sucked. Really sucked. I wish I could use a more vulgar word but I'm trying to keep my wr... Read More

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Hacktoberfest 2020 Recap

Hacktoberfest is done and dusted and I wanted to do a quick recap on my experience. Reflecting on this month has helped me appreciate the hard work maintainers put into their projects. I've also found myself surprised by the open source world, and I'... Read More

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My first 3 months with Elixir

I've been learning Elixir as a side project for the past few months. And I wanted to share my process and the rough learning plan I've been following. Before we dive in, I wanted to give some context on my journey so far. As much as I want to, I'm no... Read More

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Lessons from my first conference talk

Elixir conference happened earlier this month, and like all conferences this year, it was virtual. I wanted to give a huge shoutout to the organizers! Even though it was a virtual conference, they were able to deliver on a great conference experience... Read More

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2020 blog refresh: the process and lessons learnt

Welcome to my brand new website! I'm stoked that I can finally share it with people. I rushed a little towards the end to get it released. But I'm happy with how it all turned out. Along with a new design, I'm also using a new static site generator.... Read More

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2019 blog refresh

I like to refresh my blog now and then. Partly because I want to update the UI but mostly because I forget how I built it in the first place. I've finished my refresh this week and it's about time I wrote something. Judging by the age of my previous... Read More

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Things that I don't know about (2019 edition)

It’s 2019 and there’s still a ton of things that I don’t know about coming out of 2018. I wanted to write these down somewhere so I can refer to it throughout the year. It’s daunting realizing how much I don’t know. But I enjoy recognizing my knowled... Read More