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by 'Anil' Radhakrishna
A seasoned developer's little discoveries and annotated bookmarks.

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Tab Hoarders

Like hoarders in the physical world, those who spend a lot of time on the internet may find it difficult to close tabs lest they miss something important - Digital FOMO.  Chrome now has a "Search Tabs" feature to indulge tab hoarders. It can be invoked with the Ctrl+Shift+A keyboard shortcut. BTW, Ctrl+Shift+T will undo a closed tab. Tech Tips, Tricks...

Short description of VMware Products

There is a nice Google Cloud developer’s cheat sheet describing Google Cloud products in 4 words or less. There are short & crisp descriptions of Azure & AWS products in the official documentation. As one aggrieved VMware user pointed out on Reddit that it is hard to find short descriptions of VMware products. This compilation is based on that...

This Week I Learned - Week #14 2021

This Week I Learned - * The ASM-based deployment model for Cloud Services has been renamed Cloud Services (classic). Cloud Services (extended support) has the primary benefit of providing regional resiliency along with feature parity with Azure Cloud Services deployed using Azure Service Manager (ASM). Cloud Services (extended support) also supports...

HOW TO turn off internet access for a single browser tab

Web developers may occasionally have a need to test for scenarios when a web application doesn't have access to the internet. Rather than turn off access to internet completely, it is possible to selectively turn off internet access for a single browser tab just like muting audio playing within a web page.In Chromium-based browsers, open Dev Tools (F12...

This Week I Learned - Week #13 2021

This Week I Learned - * Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) is a software-defined, unified system that combines all the disparate and siloed elements of a traditional datacenter: secure storage, compute, network, and management. This integrated solution runs on off-the-shelf x86 servers to replace expensive, purpose-built hardware. Azure Stack HCI...

This Week I Learned - Week #12 2021

This Week I Learned - * The spoke virtual networks can be hosted in the same or a different Azure subscription with respect to the hub virtual network and they are used to isolate workloads from one another. The benefits of using a hub and spoke configuration include cost savings, overcoming subscription limits, and workload isolation. * Neat compilation...

A Comparison of E-Grocers catering to Hyderabad

Grocery accounts for two-thirds of India’s retail market. Small mom-and-pop stores control more than 88% of the grocery retail trade and online players account for very minuscule, close to 1% of the grocery market. Since the onset of Covid-19 and the launch of Reliance’s JioMart, competition in the online grocery market has increased....and it is welcomeAccording...

Comic Tech Explainers

I loved the following online resources which explain technical topics in a simplified, informal way through comic stories, sketch notes or illustrations -The Google Chrome ComicSmooth Sailing with Kubernetes Learning Machine Learning Learning Neural Networks An Illustrated Guide to OAuth and OpenID Connect A cartoon intro to DNS over HTTPSWebRenderJulia...

Geronimo Stilton

To check up on what kind of  hobbies kids have in this partial-lockdown Covid period, I asked one in my apartment. This is how the conversation went -What are your current hobbies?I like reading booksWhat kind of books?Geronimo Stilton. It is a comic bookThat's nice. Is Geronimo a superhero?No, it is a mouseGeronimo Stilton is an Italian children's...

What does Amazon NOT sell?

While reading a comic strip on The Nib, I came across a funny  reference to a dosimeter - a device that detects and measures radiation. It was funny because being exposed to radiation is improbable unless you live in the neighborhood of a nuclear plant or any source of radioactive material. But then again, if a nano-virus can appear out of nowhere and...

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