Thejesh GN Blog
If you are a web developer, or if your work involves anything involving the Internet, you can’t escape DNS. DNS is Internet’s addressing system. When you change domain settings or when you want to debug connections. You often end up querying DNS. Here are my go-to tools that I use to query DNS.
I have written mock features in Karate for integration testing. Recently I wanted to run them centrally somewhere so all my testing infra can use the same set of Mocks. I wanted an easy way to launch it and maintenance-free. So I tried it with CloudRun, which can run any stateless web service. One needs to provide a container to it. That’s all.
If you are a web developer or an API developer, you would have used JSON daily unless you are deeply buried in the XML world. There are some tools that I use to work with them daily. These tools are useful if you are a developer or a tester or just a curious mind who likes to explore the web or config files.
The Indian government maintains the directory and hierarchy of local governments and administrative areas in India called the Local Government Directory (LGD). Recently I wanted to map them to WikiData items. This means I wanted to map the administrative areas in the local government to items on WikiData. Update them if necessary.