Hi, I am Abhishek and welcome to my blog. Here are 5 recent posts I have written. If you want to see a list of all posts I have written, I have got an archive. You can also start from a tag of choice. Apart from being a tech geek, I am also a hobbyist photographer. Here are some photos and my Instagram profile. Enjoy!

 

May 2, 2018

Maven Archetype for Aws Lambda

I recently started playing with AWS Lambda and migrated a couple of my projects that suited the model to it. While re-writing some of those things, the one thing I missed the most was an automatic way to generate all the boilerplate code I need for every Lambda. Thus, I ended up writing an archetype for creating AWS Lambdas in JAVA. The code for it is on Github and it comes with a README on how to use it. Read more

April 8, 2018

Getting a Tags Page

I wanted to get a page with all the tags in it sorted by the number of posts referencing each. The goal was to provide visitors to pick a tag of choice and be able to read posts in it. As I have talked about in previous posts, I am using Hugo for my site, so this post will be focussed on how I got it done on Hugo. Read more

March 25, 2018

Cleaning Up My Facebook Account

The Facebook and Cambridge Analytica fiasco brought up a very fundamental question: what more is required on part of the end-user to ensure that their accounts are secure. If you aren’t aware of the aforementioned fiasco, a company called Cambridge Analytica retrieved a bunch of data from Facebook using Facebook apps and other means, to draw up profiles and influence voters for Brexit and the recent US Presidential election. If you want to read more about the fiasco, here’s a nice article on it. Read more

March 24, 2018

Before the Flood

Before the Flood: A depiction of what one may find on the topic of climate change if viewed with an open mind. Here are some facts that shocked me: China is one of the countries with high dependence on fossil fuels and hence higher levels of emissions. However, the situation has come to a point in the last few years that there’s wide public discourse and policy changes to accommodate for climate change. Read more

March 9, 2018

Continuous Deployment of Blog Posts

In my first and second posts on this topic I talked about setting up my static blog. This post is about deploying changes in a continuous fashion. I mean, let’s face it, one of the not so nice things about having static blogs is the lack of ability to create and edit content from any computer. There are several ways to continuously deploy changes but as always, I chose the most frugal path: a simple wercker build script. Read more

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