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mitmproxy for troubleshooting

Recently at work, we had an issue where a redirection to a certain site was failing (404) on Safari but not in any of the other major browsers. While Safari doesn’t have as robust a developer tool as Chrome, it still shows Network calls but not with sufficient details. In Read more…

By Eapen, ago
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2016 Summary

One of my New Year resolutions was to complete a full marathon and despite some breaks due to vacations, I was most proud of the fact that I completed the SF Marathon in 4:25. My goal was to do it in under 4:30 and was pretty happy with it. Inevitably, Read more…

By Eapen, ago
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2012-2015

All I can say, it’s been a joyous 4 years and been through some transformations both personally and professionally — and in my view all for the better. Personal Updates (in order of priority) —————- – Added my 2nd offspring – Finished 3 half-marathons – Transformed my wardrobe Professional Updates Read more…

By Eapen, ago
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2011 Summary

2011 was a rather exciting year for me, although from my posts (or lack of it), you wouldn’t have guessed that. I had the honor of my cousin (who is a Priest-Monk) visit me early on in the year and we made a trip to Universal Studios and NASA. Towards Read more…

By Eapen, ago
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Why I love Apple products

I’ve been a Mac user since 2007 and since then I’ve become somewhat of a Apple fanboy. I was first impressed with the MacBookPro’s (MBP) sleeping indicator, the casing, the magnetic power cord and just about every little feature that I wouldn’t have considered to be important prior to the Read more…

By Eapen, ago
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Testing sites prior to DNS transfer

My favorite method to test a site prior to changing the DNS (to point to the new IP address) is to edit one’s own local hosts file. The hosts file is usually located in C:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts (Open with notepad) or /etc/hosts (on OSX and probably *nix). The only thing to keep Read more…

By Eapen, ago
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To www or not to www – update

I had posted earlier about whether it was better to use www or not to use www as a prefix to your domain. My conclusion back then was to go without www as I have done on my website. However, I have been reading more about performance improvements for websites Read more…

By Eapen, ago
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Privacy vs Piracy

The recent debacle over the iPhone 4G leak and Gizmodo’s attempt to capitalize was on every tech news section the past couple of weeks. As you may have read, Gizmodo’s Editor Jason Chen’s house was raided and his computer equipment was seized. While, I think Gizmodo stunts were cheap and Read more…

By Eapen, ago