When I am traveling, I avoid connecting to public wifi or guest wifi. So I am left with mobile Internet. I have 4G connections from all three providers (Airtel 4G, BSNL 4G, and Reliance Jio 4G). Even then, I don’t get enough bandwidth to download something large enough like the latest Ubuntu ISO during the day. The only option is download managers. So these are my choice.
I have my own pipeline for managing my ReadLater article river. It’s a simple setup using Mecury Feed Parser, CouchDB, and JSONFeed. Of course, it’s all brought together using serverless hot glue.
I listen to a lot of podcasts. It’s only possible due to some great FOSS tools that I use. Here are the tools that I use to listen, bookmark and refer to them later.
A Key (like a primary key) A unique identifier for an entity; it’s usually a long number. But it’s more than that. It’s a complex object which contains the unique ID (64-bit integer), Entity Name, Path, Parent, etc Datastore also gives you. URL Safe Key; that you can safely pass around. Here is how you decode it.
There was a small but dedicated set of users subscribed to this blog using FeedBurner feed. FeedBurner was working, but it’s virtually dead. So this week, I decided to move my feeds away from FeedBurner.
An RSS feed is a standardized format to get an update from a website or web service. There are a few feed formats (RSS, Atom, JSONFeed) of which RSS is the most popular one. I use RSS feed on daily basis to read blogs and as well to get updates from my own services. Here are the three FOSS Apps that I use.