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I am Yasoob! You might know me from Python Tips or Intermediate Python.
book. Welcome to my personal blog which is going to be the new home for all of my old and new articles. You can turn on "dark mode" by clicking on the moon (right before the RSS icon) in the side-bar. I hope you enjoy your stay 😊
✍️ Latest Articles
I sat down with Justin Duke, an engineer at Stripe, and talked about tech, startups and time management. Justin runs two startups and manages two weekly newsletters (along with a plethora of other things). Come learn about how he does it all!
We all use JPEG images every day and almost every software supports JPEG but most of us don't know how the JPEG compression algorithm works under-the-hood. Come with me on an adventure where we uncover and understand the JPEG algorithm and then write some Python code to decode a JPEG image.
After using apktool for reverse-engineering android apps I learned about Frida. Ever wondered how you can use Frida to snoop around Android apps? Learn how to do that in this step-by-step tutorial where we take a look at the Nike Run Club app.
I had always wondered how Android apps are reverse engineered. If you have ever wondered the same then this article will guide you through the whole process. We will be unpacking, modifying, repacking, and installing an Android APK.
Have you ever found yourself unable to connect to a public WiFi just because your browser couldn't open the login page? Learn a simple trick which always works.
Learn about the potential Google Analytics alternatives that you can use to track useful metric without invading your user's privacy
Learn about some general scripting tips that will help you level up your scripting game. I learned them the hard-way but you don't have to.
I talk about the steps I took to migrate a Django 1.7 (Python 2.8) project to Docker, UWSGI and NGINX on a new server. The steps for new Django projects are also similar.
I recently moved pythontips.com from Wordpress to Hugo. I talk about the rationale for doing so and what benefits (if any) I have observed after this migration.
If you are thinking about migrating from WordPress to Hugo (or any other static site generator) you can learn from my experience. I talk about the steps I took. You will be able to preserve the comments and SEO.