30 episodes

10 minute weekly ramblings of a software engineer based in Karachi sharing about tech and startups.

Karachi Wala Developer Mashhood Rastgar

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10 minute weekly ramblings of a software engineer based in Karachi sharing about tech and startups.

    Are you a T-Shaped Developer?

    Are you a T-Shaped Developer?

    T-Shaped developers are those interested in learning across a breadth of technologies ranging from frontend to backend to devops. In this episode we try to understand why would we want to diversify vs specialise and is there a better option between the two?

    • 10 min
    Thinking about Engineering Analytics

    Thinking about Engineering Analytics

    Do you feel your team is very sluggish and not moving fast enough? Do you feel there are constant blockers which are stopping the features to get shipped? In this episode I dive into the world of engineering performance and what are some thing of the useful things you can measure, and which ones are not meant to be measured at all.

    • 18 min
    Understanding how ESOPs or Share Options work

    Understanding how ESOPs or Share Options work

    You might have been reading about one of the dozen multi-million dollar investments made into startup recently. And you might be wondering how do I get a piece of that action. Most companies now offer their shares to employees through whats called an ESOP. This allows you to accrue value over time and if the company wins big - so do you! This and more in this episode.

    • 27 min
    Demystifying PCI DSS - Do I need it?

    Demystifying PCI DSS - Do I need it?

    PCI DSS is a security standard certification which a company requires if they have card payment integrations on their websites. However its one of those topics which sounds scary, not talked about enough and is very specific to each company. So understanding even if it is a requirement for your company becomes a pain. In this episode I share my experience going through the certification with Sastaticket and what I learnt during that.

    • 15 min
    How do I write faster code?

    How do I write faster code?

    In order to write faster code you need to understand (or profile) your current code and visually or numerically breakdown the pieces which need improvement. How do you do this? We use code profilers! In this episode we dive into the world of tweaking code performance and getting the most out of the hardware its running on.

    • 10 min
    Mono Repo vs Multi Repo

    Mono Repo vs Multi Repo

    Mono repos is not a new concept - but one often visited by growing organisations to help reduce the overhead of managing thoses dozens of repos in the company. Is it better? Well that depends on the company and how they work. In this episode I go through the differences and reasons why one would consider a mono repo over a multi repo.

    • 11 min

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danu505 ,

Good initiative

Mashood it’s a good initiative you have taken, I wanna share you one topic that is the most important concern right now what would you think our tech world would be after this pandemic. What would be the major changes. Pros and conns will be waiting to hear back from you.
Thanks

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