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Have you ever used a short URL service like bitly or something similar and wondered how it works? Better yet, would you like to create one for yourself? If you’ve answered yes to both these questions, then you’re in the right place. In this article, we’ll look at creating a…

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I recently developed a Chrome extension called Retro Notes using React. The contents you fill up in the textboxes are synced with your Chrome profile using Chrome’s storage sync API. The implementation is pretty simple — I directly make use of the API, as documented, to get and set storage…

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Recently, I was preparing for a presentation on the subject of Azure Application Insights and its integration with a .NET 6 API. This presentation consisted of multiple demos showing various features of Application Insights like transaction search, custom events, application map and dependencies, availability tests and more.

Now to demonstrate…

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I’ve been in the software industry for more than five years now and have already worked with more technologies, languages and tools than I could’ve ever imagined. Over these five years, I’ve slowly grown to be a good software engineer and have learnt a few things along this journey. This…

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