Automating back-up of your Google Drive on S3

Problem Statement:  I am working with a lot of freelancers for various small creative and content related work but they usually share the completed work as a folder in Google drive. Keep in mind that they are the owner of this folder. After 1 week or so the freelancer is no longer is tasked with us […]

Gitlab Runner config to auto deploy your static site on S3

If you didn’t know, you can easily setup your static website and host on S3. Just follow these simple instructions and you are done. https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonS3/latest/dev/website-hosting-custom-domain-walkthrough.html Now you might want to version control your hosted website and would want to avoid uploading this content again and again. With the help of Gitlab Runner you can simply […]

Setting up Swap Memory in linux server

Clickbait version: Increase your server’s system memory for free! 😀 Swap space in Linux is used when the amount of physical memory (RAM) is full. If the system needs more memory resources and the RAM is full, inactive pages in memory are moved to the swap space.[src] Note: Not recommended to be used in production environment. Swap […]

Let’s Encrypt (free SSL) on WordPress running on Debian 8

Let’s Encrypt is an amazing service which allows you to add SSL certificates for free on your website. But the process isn’t straightforward if you are running Debian 8. No worries, you can always use the Let’s Encrypt git repo to install the certificates. Sidenote: You can use this method to install Let’s Encrypt SSL on any […]

S3 as outbound mail content storage for Ruby On Rails

“Information is the oil of the 21st century, and analytics is the combustion engine.” Since Amazon SES and some other email service providers don’t store show you the email content and history, you are left hanging if you want to some historical email performance and analytics. Keep track of outbound emails for Logging, Analytics and […]

How I created an API in less than an HOUR!

Check out the API on https://city-api.herokuapp.com/ Okay, first things first, 2 days back one of my friends asked me to help in building an application where he was using some API to make calls and do some “stuff”. Sure, I helped him. But with that I was wondering what would it take to build an API […]

A quick guide on ´how to make your own website!´

If you want to make a static website for your own purposes (or just for fun). Then you are on right track just follow the basics instructions and will end up having a website of your own! Okay, let’s get started! Getting a Domain name Go to godaddy.com/ namecheap.com search for your preferred name, check if available, be […]