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gsoc | Aug 9, 2020
GSoC - Weeks 9, 10

Over the last two weeks, I worked on handling mixed commit-graph chain and adding tests for the new features.

gsoc | Jul 26, 2020
GSoC - Week 8

Over the week, I wrapped up the failing tests for generation number v2 pull request and published it to the mailing list.

gsoc | Jul 21, 2020
GSoC - Week 7

Implementing corrected commit date offsets was a trial of tests and debugging

gsoc | Jul 12, 2020
GSoC - Week 6

After the exhaustive performance testing and much discussion, I worked on implementing corrected commit date with generation data chunk. Meanwhile, I found a performance regression in `commit-graph write --reachable --changed-paths`

gsoc | Jul 5, 2020
GSoC - Weeks 4, 5

After the initial response to last week's performance numbers, it was time to dive deeper and investigate more possiblities. Meanwhile, I took off on a side quest to optimize commit graph write.

gsoc | Jun 21, 2020
GSoC - Week 3

I compared performance of metadata chunk and generation data chunk approaches with corrected commit dates with monotonic offsets

gsoc | Jun 14, 2020
GSoC - Weeks 1, 2

I worked on moving struct members generation and graph position out of commit, one of pre-requistes for generation number v2.

Programming | May 20, 2020
Reachability Queries

Reachability forms an important intermediate step in many graph algorithms, avoiding large worst-case penalties.

Programming | May 1, 2020
Intermediate Git

Git (and other VCS tools) form an integral part of developer workflow. Learn about more advanced topics to be more productive.

Programming | Mar 15, 2020
Google File System

Read more about the file system that used to power Google's infrastructure, from Gmail to Docs and Youtube to Drive.

Programming | Jan 9, 2020
A Curious Case of Optimisation

Read about efficient solution to iterating relations in MVC including benchmarks!

Programming | Dec 10, 2019
Transforming Code Into Beautiful, Idiomatic Python

Read about simple transformations for more beautiful, idiomatic python. A companion piece for Pycon workshop.

Interests | Aug 10, 2019
How To Teach Better

Exclusive clubs can do a better job of teaching and mentoring. Read my take on it.

Programming | Aug 1, 2019
Open Source and Free Software

Read about the differences between Open Source and Free Software, some commonly used licenses and factors involved in deciding the license.

Programming | Jun 9, 2019
My Mistakes in GSoC 2019

Read about my experience and reasons I couldn't be selected in GSoC 2019, the dream internship in the open source community.

Literature | May 20, 2019
Prose - Plot

Read about why I am exploring literature through this series, structuring a story and archetypical story progressions.

Personal | Nov 3, 2018
Why I Write

Take a view into my childhood to learn a little about my world views and motivation for writing this blog.