Inertia can be a powerfull thing. Heck it even made #1 on Newton's top 3 list. Its been a while since I've updated this blog, despite the fact that In the past few months have been quite eventful. There were a bunch of things I wanted to write ...

Tagged as: life


Six and a half years ago, I left the gulf and came to India to pursue what my father had dreamt for me since I was ten. It took five years instead of four, but I think I've fullfilled his ambitions, and hope that if he were here today ...

Tagged as: life Dubai Pune

Pattern for Nested Resources in Django

Though I'm not a very big fan of Rails, I believe the one thing that it gets absolutely bang on the head is the conventions for RESTful resources. On a recent side project I am hacking on, I wanted to implement a nested resource structure and wanted to achieve ...

Tagged as: python django REST

Bootstrap on Rails

At YourNextLeap we've been extensively using Twitter's Bootstrap for our new features. I wont go into the arguments for using frameworks vs not using frameworks or semantic vs non semantic html, those merit a post on their own. In this post, I wanted to talk about how we ...

Tagged as: rails Twitter Bootstrap

Updating django-mingus

Update: Ive since move this blog to pelican

I setup this blog using django-mingus because I remember the first time I did it, it was easy, it worked and it was updated. This time around, things were not quite the same. #1 still held true, #2 not so much, and ...

Tagged as: django django-mingus blog bootstrap

Modern Man, George Carlin

Views on religion aside, George Carlin is one of my absolute favourite stand up comedians. If there was one way to describe his comedy, he knew how to play with langauge.

The other day I was reminded of one of his most famous bits, which if you havent watched yet ...

Tagged as: standup comedy

Scraping Imgur Albums

Like most other great things on the internet, a few months ago I discovered these great superhero posters by Deviant Artist blo0p on reddit. As soon as I saw them, I knew i had to have them. The artist was also kind enough to upload the posters as an imgur ...

Tagged as: web scraping python


Web Developer by day, Redditor by night and Browncoat for life. Geek. Origamist, FOSS Supporter, Avid Reader, Pythonista.

Currently hacking on python/django @dubizzle.