After having toiled through the professional world for some time, I’ve realized that I knew so little when I started, and I’m not talking about the hard skills here (those need practice and experience), but more about the soft skills: the do’s and don’ts of working in an organization. The following ten things are based … Read more10 things I wish I knew when I started professionally
Without going into the legality of web scraping, it’s something that most of the netizens have probably wished at some point in time i.e. being able to extract all the relevant data from a website for easier access. I have also tipped my toes into it in the past e.g. I remember downloading some websites … Read moreFrom web scraping to ETL
I started using Gmail a – very – long time ago, 2004 to be precise. Back then it was just a cool new alternative to my trusty ol’ Hotmail account and a blander sidekick to my lively Yahoo! mail account; little did I knew that I – and for that matter the majority of email … Read moreTaming Gmail like a pro, label it!
There are a plethora of data processing frameworks both maintained by open-source communities and corporations, nowadays. Just because of the abundance of such frameworks, engineers sometimes get carried away and pick up a big data processing framework to process little data, and while I myself am guilty of having done that in the past (in … Read moreNo frills data pipeline with Go
With engineers trying out grandiose databases everyday for various use cases, I recently happened to have a use case where I went old school, as in with a single file database, namely SQLite. Now before you become skeptical, let me assure you that it ended up serving the use case very well, but there were … Read moreLabyrinths of SQLite with Go & Docker