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Arun Jayapal
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software engineer - hacker - passionate about technology, programming, evolution, and sometimes celebrating life. Also soft spoken.
software engineer - hacker - passionate about technology, programming, evolution, and sometimes celebrating life. Also soft spoken.

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learn programming (or to become a programmer)
Programming is an interesting exercise. Sometimes at work, I discover a problem. And a good chunk of my time goes into figuring out a solution to fix it. When I discover a challenge in the piece of code I am writing or the solution I am implementing, it bec...

I recently discovered the subtlety of field initialization in c#. The design of a particular component I am doing in my current project mandated something to that effect. Had a bit of a eureka moment when I realized the practical significance field initialization as opposed to initializing fields inside of constructors...

But now not so much...I found this on stackoverflow:

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1920615/field-initialization

But that is not the point...

We must persevere to have such eureka moments...Yeah I know its likely not going to come to someone as if it were a commodity, but still...

Because, this is what makes programming exciting...

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Wouldn't it be cool to git stash to gist.github 😃

...and then git stash apply from gist.github 👅👏😀

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Way more atrociously north of 30 seconds...

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Just installed CHDK on my camera (Canon powershot sx520hs)...and played Snakes and a bunch of other games!!!

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indian railways - exchanging confirmed berths - things to take note...
This happened recently. My mother and I were travelling to Bangalore from Calicut. She had a confirmed berth - but it was in the middle. At the time of reservation, I had no choice; there were no lower berths available. So out of the urgency of that travel ...

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a web interface to mongo? good or bad idea?
Its a bad idea. Been exploring mongo db recently. I had experimented with it before briefly. But recently it was more of a quest to get a question answered. Why build a HTTP interface to MongoDB? You can scale without the overhead of installing mongo db dri...

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Just plunked the Angular 2 seed project

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Now this is an interesting repo...
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