The ‘first time’ story – Part 1

I don't know where to begin, but I promised Zainab Bawa I would write-up about my experience in speaking at tech conferences and into the open source world. Sorry for the late post. Here is the speaking journey! The 'first' proposal My first tech talk proposal submission was for JsFoo in 2015. The talk was... Continue Reading →

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Lightbeam updates

Here are two quick updates about Lightbeam because I can't contain the excitement to myself. Lightbeam goes responsive, yayyyyy!!! Responsive UI I am extremely happy for achieving this today. Making the UI responsive was there in our to-dos, but this one got done today accidentally in an attempt to answer few of the comments on... Continue Reading →

Am I a fraud?

Imposter Syndrome is described as a feeling of "phoniness in people who believe that they are not intelligent, capable or creative despite evidence of high achievement". While these people "are highly motivated to achieve", they also live in fear of being 'found out' or exposed as frauds. (Clance and Imes, 1978) Recently, I had this... Continue Reading →

Lightbeam – Behind the scenes

It's more than 2 weeks now. I haven't had the time to write anything down. So here's a quick post on what's happening! San Fransisco - Mozilla All Hands 2017 Before The week of June 26 - 30 was Mozilla All Hands 2017 at San Fransisco. It was my first time into the United States... Continue Reading →

Lightbeam – ‘tale of 2 stores’

Thanks to Bianca, my fellow Outreachy-Lightbeam project partner for coining the above title in her blog and asking me questions to explain about the bug(PR) I recently fixed for Lightbeam. I  started explaining her last evening via quick diagrams and I already had an idea to make my next blog post colourful 😉 I have... Continue Reading →

Lightbeam 2.0 – MVP

It's been 4 weeks now, since we started working on Lightbeam 2.0. And we have an MVP! Here are my earlier posts on Outreachy and Lightbeam: Outreachy – suspense unfolds Lightbeam – why & what Lightbeam – Q & A The first milestone in this internship is this initial MVP. Every time, I and Bianca... Continue Reading →

Lightbeam – why & what

Lightbeam is a key tool for Mozilla to educate the public about privacy. In this blog post, you will know why I chose Lightbeam and what does it do. As I was browsing through the Outreachy project list, Lightbeam caught my attention for the following reasons: front-end web development (all things JavaScript) visualisations (D3.js) a... Continue Reading →

princiya.com

Yesterday, I launched my website! Yayyy... after months of purchasing the domain name, here it is.. princiya.com♥ It is a Hugo powered website and hosted on Github. I started with Jekyll, but ended up using Hugo. Thanks to my Groovy on Grails knowledge, it helped me with setting up and understanding Hugo. For those of you wondering what's Jekyll or... Continue Reading →

Biannual updates

I like to set my goals at the beginning of every year and reflect on them about what's being achieved and what isn't. Here is what I have written in the past: A thank you note! Zello 2016’s Hello World For 2017, this is what I had set. Having achieved most of them already, I... Continue Reading →

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