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Using Python decorators for registering callbacks

In my previous post we talked about Python decorators and an intuitive way of remembering how decorators with arguments work. The following code snippet had triggered the whole chain of thought:Now...

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Thinking out aloud: Python decorators

This is not yet another explanation of decorators. There are a lot of people who have done a great job of explaining it. What this post is about is the way I understood it and how I wrap my head ar...

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googlecl = blog in vim

Edit: This post was relevant when I needed a way to whip up posts using vim on blogger. Now that I've moved to github pages - I don't need to jump these hoops.This post was uploaded on blogger from...

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Using mdadm to learn RAID concepts

I've been using mdadm to learn about software RAID configurations on Linux and I find it to be a great resource to play around with and do some hands on work. How I wish we were taught using these ...

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putty + screen = meant to be

Edit: This post was relevant when I was yet to discover the very amazing tmux.For me, screen seems like a distant memory now.tmuxinator FTW!I am getting used to the screen command for my Linux deve...

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Stray thought

The difference between an average programmer and a good one is the same as the difference between an optometrist and an ophthalmologist.

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The easiest way to recover admin password of BSNL ZTE DSL modem

In my previous post, I had described how to recover the admin password of your BSNL ZTE DSL modem, provided you have the modem configuration backed up.But if you don't have the config file backed u...

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Recovering admin password of your modem from backed up configuration file

Model: BSNL Dataone ATE ZXDSL 531B modem. (Below points worth a shot for any other modem also)Assumption: You have saved your modem settings locally on your machine. If not, don't be disheartened (...

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Securing my DSL modem

I had a BSNL modem installed at my home quite some time ago. The guy who installed it did the minimal configuration - just enough to connect to the internet. He did nothing on the front of basic se...

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Alpha(bet) Geek

#/usr/bin/perluse strict;use warnings;my $str = $ARGV[0];my @alpha_arr = ('a' .. 'z');my %str_tok_hash = map { lc($_) => undef } grep { /[a-z]/i } split(//, $s...

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