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  1. How To Make HTTP Requests In Elm

    Elm is a language designed for building reliable and robust frontend applications. Its purely functional nature makes it a great language for...

  2. Movie Director Genders

    I’ve always loved watching movies. This started way back when I was in elementary school and my dad designated the largest room in our house as...

  3. How I Take Notes With Vim, Markdown, and Pandoc

    I’ve gone through quite a few revisions of my note-taking process and now that I’m in my final year of school, I think I’ve finally...

  4. Open Source Students: Jay Kamat

    This week’s interview features Jay Kamat (jgkamat), a Computer Science student at Georgia Tech. I first found Jay through his work on...

  5. Counting Usernames from Malicious Login Attempts

    A while back, when I was relatively new to running a VPS (I’m still new, but I’m less new than I was then), I was looking through my sshd...

  6. Open Source Students: Timothy Gu

    In this first post in my series interviewing students in open source, I chose to interview fellow UCLA student Timothy Gu (TimothyGu). Timothy is a...

  7. College Advice I Would Give My Freshman Self

    As I approach the end of my undergraduate years at UCLA, I’ve been spending some time reflecting what I’ve learned and the improvements...

  8. Open Source Students: Introduction

    I’ve been interested in the open source world for about as long as I’ve been interested in programming, and despite wanting to ever since...

  9. Saving $167,000 on Groceries

    I usually spend a good chunk of my free time reading articles and listening to podcasts on software development, tech, and other industry news. Over...

  10. Thoughts on Qutebrowser

    I recently began using a web browser called Qutebrowser. I heard about it on Hacker News a while ago and it caught my attention because it encouraged...

  11. Finding Free Food with Python

    If you live in a major city, there’s a good chance you’ve used (or at least heard of) food delivery services like Postmates, GrubHub, or...

  12. Systemd Timers as a Cron Alternative

    I recently gave a short talk at the UCLA Linux User Group about Systemd Timers and how they can be used as an alternative to Cron jobs. If...

  13. Writing an HTTP server in Prolog

    I’m taking a class now on programming languages where I’m learning all about the different styles of languages and how they can all be...

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