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Santosh Venkatraman

Personal blog by Santosh Venkatraman.
Technology, life, and such.

Improving Dunzo's search experience for a user

August 18, 2019

Disclaimer - I like Dunzo. I have used the app a few times and love the overall experience. I am not part of the Dunzo team. I’m sure they…

Mental health - my perspective

August 13, 2019

Mental health recently became a subject of public discussion again in my circles. This is after a prominent company founder ended his life…

Learnings from June 30th to July 13th

July 13, 2019

These past 2 weeks have been wonderful for learning certain things and applying them. I have also realized that blogs are public diaries for…

Configure nginx to host multiple subdomains

February 16, 2019

Configuring nginx for subdomains in the same machine was confusing for me. So I am writing this tutorial primarily for (self)reference but…

Looking back at 2018

December 31, 2018

Yelo and welcome to yet another episode in the “looking back at” series. This time it’s 2018 and boy does it look positive. Last year…

Type-checking in Python

June 06, 2018

Type checking function arguments is a common sanity check for function arguments in Python. What do you mean “type-checking function…

Looking back at 2017

December 29, 2017

2017 started off on a noisy note thanks to people blasting a LOT of crackers. So the backstreet dogs decided to howl before their standard…

Event bubbling in Javascript

December 26, 2017

I’ll be honest here. I didn’t specifically search for “event bubbling in javascript” on Google (nobody uses Yahoo) and decide to write about…

What is React.AsyncComponent?

December 24, 2017

In the past week, I happened to stumble upon a class named “AsyncComponent” in Facebook’s ReactJS source code . I did some digging on my…

Hello World

December 06, 2017

This is my first post on my new blog! How exciting! I’ll be writing a bunch of things. It’s mostly centered around my experiences with…

Why Footyfollowr?

November 09, 2017

College life involved lots of new experiences, football being one of them. It all started off with late night FIFA matches in the hostel…