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Shashi

International educator, now in a e-learning/database admin role. Taught Computer Science/IT for 14 years. Managed a wide range of ed-databases for 11 years. Hungry for more knowledge around these!

Location Doha Joined Joined onย  Personal website https://computethought.blog twitter website

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Why is Exclusive Or (XOR) Important in Cryptography?

Good piece. Thank you!

Why Dashboards are the fast food of Data Analysis

Not sure if your take on dashboards being merely for a glan...

How to become an amazing software developer! Things I wish I knew when I started.

Lol. Nah. The more the better.

How to become an amazing software developer! Things I wish I knew when I started.

Most informative piece. Worth being shared in computing cla...

What is the best time to post on dev.to? a data-backed answer ๐Ÿ•ฐ๐Ÿฆ„๐Ÿคทโ€โ™‚๏ธ

This is all sorts of nice. Thank you.

For my next 50 days...

Doing this too. Might actually make it a #365daysofcode sin...

Pushing data from Google doc sidebar to a Google sheet

Thanks Lucas for being the first person to ever reply to on...

Let's discuss "Ralph Breaks the Internet" ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

Havent seen it yet. Loved the first one. Was a good way to ...

Why did you pick the avatar you use?

A colleague captured that when we were getting ready for a ...

A Mild Complaint

That actually showed me a lot of things I didn't know. Than...

wddng - A wedding with tech support

Congrats, Simon! Wishing you both the best! Cool idea here....

Useful resources for programmers.

I tweeted about this article yesterday and it blew up on my f...

Password manager recommendations?

I use 1Password too. Pretty solid so far.

Visualize how google autocomplete your searches

I think the correct link is >> github.com/anvaka/vs

10 Books I am reading (NOT at the same time)

Always wondered - how do you read a collection like that? i...

What is HTTP/3 ?

The banner image spells doomsday! :)

Favourite albums to listen to while coding

I actually need complete silence when coding. :) Music is s...

Whatโ€™s a concept you understand now, but took you forever to grasp?

This too. The course I taught went full on Java so the C++ ...

Whatโ€™s a concept you understand now, but took you forever to grasp?

Recursion. In fact even now I feel like there are elements ...

Are we Developers helping Google to build an unstoppable monopoly?

Agree. The amount of content consumers produce every second...

29 Must Read Books For Programmers

I suppose you are right. I was thinking mainly from K-12 ed...

29 Must Read Books For Programmers

Thanks for the reading list Blaine. With the explosive natu...

Programming gives an equal chance to everybody

Good valid points but the scenario is not as rosy as that. ...

Should I buy a kindle?

Agree. I tried loading some DC and Tintin comics on the Kin...

Welcome Thread - v20

Shashi here. Learnt of this platform via Alli Spittel on Tw...

Why haven't you learned how to code?

Welcome Pat. Coding gets isolated sometimes without the big...

Say something nice about another DEV member

I learnt of this community via @aspittel so would like to ...

Should I buy a kindle?

hahaha. Yep! :)

Should I buy a kindle?

As I said, i think the Kindle version matters. When I tried...

Should I buy a kindle?

Agree. Plus its amazing how much is NOT available in Kindle...

Welcome Thread - v19

Agree. In fact there are websites that allow you to test it...

Should I buy a kindle?

Not all all. Since a lot of material (like PDFs etc) are/ma...

Should I buy a kindle?

Have been a Kindle user for almost a decade. Cant imagine m...

Why I Deleted My IDE; and How It Changed My Life For the Better

Agree. In the academic context we worked only with one IDE ...

Nobody can ever teach you something

While I agree with you that self motivation is a big part o...

Why Does The C Programming Language Refuse to Die (link)

Actually the reason most of my basic coding skills were cem...

Help test the DEV beta app!

haha..thanks. Good to know the poorer section of the globe ...

Welcome Thread - v19

Hearty congratulations! ๐Ÿ‘

Welcome Thread - v19

Love HTML. Gives so much control over the code. Welcome! I ...

Welcome Thread - v19

Hi all. Shashi here. IT admin working at an international s...

If you could control anything in your life with code...

A probability algorithm that tells me what to do to avoid m...

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