A Nerd’s Tale

A place where I can shout

  • Dissecting boost::astar_search

    Right now, I am having a hard time understanding BGL’s (the Boost Graph Library) template spaghetti, so decided to write a blogpost while I decipher it, one at a time, documenting the whole thing along the way.

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  • This is the year of Linux Desktop

    The title is a running joke now, please don’t hit me, I know that this is one hell of an aloof conclusion. But why? Let’s retrospect the situation. Linux is just the kernel Add a display server on top of it Add a window manager Add a compositor Add a display manager You will get a desktop, yes a desktop and not a desktop environment.

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  • Summer is coming...

    Note: Not a Game of Thrones fan, yet to watch even a single episode, but I wanted a catchy title This will be a story, so get prepared to be bored, 😸.

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  • Getting Alight

    Would start this one with a quote, Information is free - You have to know People are not - You have to pay Contributors are priceless - You have to be

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  • Windows : A true nightmare

    I never expected such a dreadful day would come such that I have to install Windows, cause I didn’t have enough money. And yes, you read it right, nothing is wrong in the previous statement.

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  • How Design Works?

    Note: The title may be misleading, 😛 I started dabbling with graphic design back when I was in 7th grade, that time I saw someone working in Photoshop, probably was extracting a person and putting that extracted piece on top another picture, the wow moment that was and I be like I also want to do that, so got a copy of Adobe Photoshop 7, technically a pirated copy but well, Photoshop 7 was not being sold anymore back then and I was just experimenting with it, so ethically I was like, okay, it doesn’t hurt anyone, let that be so.

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  • Enough of Youtube

    “Youtube”-ing seems like a trendy hobby for most of the people of my age, vlogs seem to be taking over blogs but I don’t have the required setup to record videos nor the time to invest in making videos.

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  • A Couple of Words

    Speaking from a normal person’s point of view, do praises hurt? or if I can phrase it better, what hurts more, praise or criticism? An appropriate answer would be none, if you can take praise with your head held high you must be able to take criticism with the same attitude, right?

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  • Caring about the directories

    The story begins in PyCon India 2018, I, with a tired soul (registration desk is not a quite nice place for resting), shivering in freezing cold, after a dosage of Paracetamol, asked fhackdroid to tell me about any project which uses Go, so that I can also put some patches during devsprint.

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  • It is New Year my dudes

    If you don’t get the meme reference from the title, here is one more for you : Enough of memes, lets talk about something trendy, something that everyone is talking about cause January 2019 is all about setting up goals and resolutions, I am not being punny here.

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