Mercury level dropped for sometime, we got a good rain here in Bangalore in the middle of this summer. Every rain is much more welcomed now especially after the alarming reports about Banglore’s water crisis. These photos were taken with my phone. A very similar photo I have taken years back using my DSLR (read the… Read More Finally some rain
Wonderful view from the window of our hotel room – Windsor Castle. Its located at one end of the Kuttanad paddy fields as you can see from the map.
Christmas trip with Family to Aryankavu in Kollam district, Kerala. Aryankavu shares border with Shenkottai in Tamil Nadu. The famous Punalur-Shenkottai metre gauge railway line also passes through Aryankavu. First day we did a memorable trekking in the forest there. Next day visited Rose mala, a very remote village in the forest. We could see many peacocks… Read More Aryankavu – Kollam
Captured while walking though Koramangala, one of the best residential area in South Bangalore.
Another trip to Ooty
Spark website provides three options for using a custom log4j configuration for logging. Here I am explaining about the 3rd option
Passing a function to another function as argument in Scala… Read More Higher-order Functions in Scala
One of the many cool features Scala provides over Java is the ability to provide default values for parameters. Such parameters become optional and the callers can invoke the method without providing a value for those parameters. This is useful in cases wherever you overload methods in Java – like constructor chaining, releasing a newer… Read More Optional Parameters in Scala
Learn how to create a MySQL instance in AWS RDS. RDS stands for Relational Database Service which is the DBaaS solution from AWS. It enables you to create database instances in the cloud with just few clicks. Such instances can be made publicly accessible or private so that it can be accessed only by other applications… Read More Creating AWS RDS MySQL instance in 5min
If you are exploring Golang (aka Go) you must have faced some difficulty in understanding the method concepts, especially if you are coming from a Java background which is more statically typed. It gets more complicated when you get into methods with pointers. Tour of Go gives step by step guide with example programs and an environment to edit… Read More Golang functions & methods simplified