Who is misterB

I’m balamuthu, born and raised in TamilNadu, India. I am a lazy, unpredictable, absent-minded, humorous, mostly confused , enthusiastic, coder, a wannabe Software Architect and well… In short I’m a geek and a blogger!


Writing! remember ? I do not mean writing emails or blogs. I mean the real writing that involves pen and paper. It has been a very long time since I wrote, I have even forgotten how my hand writing looks like. It did not occur to me until I saw a friend posted on Facebook that he decided to write. I wanted to…


Cocoapods are dependency manager for Swift and Objective-C that maintains external libraries. I had to install this to make use of AWS libraries for iOS application. This can be installed with the Ruby which is already available on OS X El Capitan. The installing process seem to be simple as mentioned in their official website, but I faced a couple of issues which I wanted…

Enterprise Architect

I’m an Application Architect who is in pursuit to become an Enterprise Architect. While looking for an opportunity to learn and grow in career, I came across the Open Group Enterprise Architecture certificate program (TOGAF). I was preparing for this exam on and off for several months until I decided to focus dedicatedly for the last few weeks. I finally…


Happy Leap Year 2016

Hello 2016! Yes, it’s a bit late to say that. How about Happy Leap day ?🙂 I haven’t blogged for a while and the new year post is long due. I made sure to write today. Year 2015 was great, I created an iPhone app ‘Finish‘ with my wife, visited India, celebrated our 2nd wedding anniversary. There was even an extra…

Live Photos

Apple’s new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus comes with several new features. One of them is Live Photos. I initially thought it is just a gimmick and not much useful. But having used it until now, I really liked it. It adds more life to photos. Unlike static picture, it tells a little more about it. That’s awesome and gives me Harry…


Feelings of the Apes

I went to Cincinnati Zoo yesterday and It was a nice day out. Gorilla World was exciting and I took a few pictures of Gorillas which showed a round of emotions. I have arranged the pictures to show the emotional transition from Disappointment, Sad, Puzzle, Trust, Determination and finally confidence. Few more pictures other than Gorillas!


32nd Birthday

I have completed my 32nd birthday on June 10. I wasn’t much excited about it this year. The number 32 was really depressing It made me think that I’m getting old and I have to keep running for something. I was very quite through out the day.  Moreover my friend showed me a Facebook notification which made me more depressed!!! …