Notifications in qt over DBus

Posted on Sun 24 September 2017 in Technology • Tagged with python, qt, pyqt, dbus, notify • 4 min read

Let’s talk about notifications in linux.

A notification is one of the simplest way to …


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Ratpoison to i3

Posted on Sun 17 September 2017 in Technology • Tagged with Archlinux, Ratpoison, i3, Productivity • 4 min read

I’ve been an happy user of ratpoison for a good part of the past decade …


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This sprint in vstest: Sprint 121

Posted on Thu 27 July 2017 in Technology • Tagged with VSTest, Visual Studio, Dotnet, Test • 1 min read

This post takes a snapshot of the updates in vstest repository for the period 27th June …


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How dotnet test works?

Posted on Sun 15 January 2017 in Technology • Tagged with VSTest, Visual Studio, Dotnet, Test • 4 min read

This post walks through the internals of dotnet test command. We will look at bits and …


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Archlinux on Azure

Posted on Mon 15 August 2016 in Technology • Tagged with Azure, Archlinux, Virtual Machine, Cloud • 4 min read

This post covers the steps required to get an Archlinux virtual machine up in Azure.

azure and archlinux

Azure …


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Generator for visualstudio task extensions released

Posted on Tue 24 May 2016 in Technology • 1 min read

Happy to announce the release of a yeoman based generator for Visual Studio Team Services tasks …


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A dark firefox

Posted on Sun 08 May 2016 in Technology • 1 min read

You’ll love this if you’re a fan of dark themes, or you work on …


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PyQt5 install by archive extraction

Posted on Fri 28 August 2015 in Technology • 2 min read

We assume you’re trying to build a python qt app on a dev box or …


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And a VM in the clouds

Posted on Thu 26 February 2015 in Technology • 1 min read

So we got our shiny new box setup with vagrant-azure. It was as easy as a …


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DIY - Ghost (from git) on Openshift

Posted on Tue 20 January 2015 in Technology • 3 min read

The easiest way to get started in less than an hour with your own ghost deployment …


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Patch: metaclass conflict in comtypes for python 3.3.2

Posted on Mon 12 August 2013 in Technology • 1 min read

You’d see following stacktrace (issue reported here).  Until we have an official fix, a temporary …


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Disable resharper temporarily

Posted on Fri 04 January 2013 in Technology • 1 min read

Modify this registry key:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEYCURRENTUSER\Software\JetBrains\Resharper\v7.1 …
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Setup moinmoin as a personal wiki

Posted on Sun 29 April 2012 in Technology • 2 min read

Moinmoin is a wiki engine implemented in Python language.

Use scenarios

My purpose for this wiki …
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Wordpress, tumblr, posterous and back

Posted on Sat 24 December 2011 in Technology • 2 min read

If you subscribe to this blog, you would have noticed there have not been much activity …
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Indic language translation, wikipedia and school curriculum

Posted on Sat 10 December 2011 in Technology • 2 min read

This post is inspired by TED talk by Prof. Luis von Ahn on Massive-scale online collaboration …


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