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I’m Balu, from India. I write about the happenings, my thoughts etc. Catch up with me at my blog.

As I stay home

Hello everyone, Hope you are all staying safe and healthy. With Corona going viral across the world, it has put a disruption on our everyday’s life. As I stay home, I want to share my thoughts and observations. Government: On March 23, 2020, The government of India have mandated the lockdown. It is a month…

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Design – Finish App

Design process involves a lot of creative and critical thinking ;). I have no degree or an expert in Graphic design. However, with the observations and references to many user interfaces, I have developed a sense of design myself. My first iOS app – Finish required me to create so many drafts. Be it right…

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Laddu

I had a lot of Laddus at home yesterday and created this crazy poem and video while digesting it 🙂  Laddu Resembles like the Earth, Pop one in mouth, You’ll realize the life’s worth! ​​ Btw, This turns out to be my first post in 2017. Happy new year to everyone! 

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Write

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…

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Cocoapods

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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!

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