My experiences in building a static site generator

January, 2019   |

I have always been a fan of static site generators. Back in my college days, when I was running college projects on free AWS credits courtesy of the GitHub Student Pack and a few hackathon credits, I had to minimise expenditure in every possible way. So when it came to my own website, the cheape...


De Jong Attractors

February, 2019   |

If you have been following me on Twitter, you would know that I have started experimenting with Generative Art over the last few weeks. While I initially star...


niram

May, 2018   |

niram(Tamil for color) is an app that I built for learning React and CSS-in-JS. niram lets you upload an image and displays the 5 most common color codes of that image. ...


rotate-image

May, 2018   |

I had been looking for an NPM package that allowed me to rotate an image by n degrees. To my surprise, I found packages that only supported rotation in multiples of 90. I thought this would be an easy task and jumped into action. Boy! It was tough. I was using all my trigonometry lessons(finally...


Device Mockup Generator

April, 2018   |

I had been wanting to release an NPM package for a long time but I have always held back myself as there are packages(sometimes several tens of them to do the same thing) for pretty much everythig. One day, I noticed the designers at my workplace generating device mockups. I started looking if t...


Facebook friends heatmap

May, 2014   |

Error: Embedded data could not be displayed. Update: Recent changes in Facebook's Graph API have made it impossible to do this now. I came across a Facebook application that plots one's FB friends' locations as a heatmap on Google Maps. Being the inquisitive geek that I am, I decided to make one...


The heatmap addiction

February, 2014   |

Immediately after I created the Facebook friends heatmap, I started to develop a craze for creating heatmaps. I made a similar one for the Charlie Bates Solar Astronomy Project. It displayed the location of their members who participated in the International Sun Day. You can see that here. I als...