Harsh Shandilya

Android developer, Kotlin fanatic and wannabe Rustacean

17 Jul 2020

Making a Bluetooth adapter work on Linux

Getting a USB Bluetooth dongle to function properly on Linux proved to be somewhat of a trip, which I'm documenting here.
05 Jul 2020

Simple tricks for faster Rust programs

Rust programs are pretty fast on their own, but you can slightly augment their performance with some simple tricks.
08 May 2020

How Cloudflare proxies CNAME records

Everybody probably understands how Cloudflare proxies A/AAAA records, but how it proxies CNAME records is also pretty interesting. Let's dive into how that happens and why it can often break other products that need you to set CNAME records.
13 Apr 2020

Switching my email to Purelymail

I recently moved from forwarding my email through Google to hosting it through Purelymail.com. Here are some thoughts about the process and the motivation behind it
06 Mar 2020

Dagger the easy way - Part 2

Let's extend the "scope" of these tutorials :)
09 Feb 2020

Sunsetting Viscerion

The Viscerion experiment that started more than a year ago is now coming to an end. Here's what's happening.
05 Feb 2020

Creating a continuously deploying static statuspage with GitHub

GitHub Actions paired with GitHub Pages provides an excellent CD platform for a status page. Here's how I used it to create mine.
03 Feb 2020

Adding social metadata to your Hugo sites

Optimize social media exposure with the right metadata for your site
20 Jan 2020

Dagger the easy way - Part 1

Dagger is universally intimidating to beginners and I want to change it.
20 Jan 2020

Integrating comments in Hugo sites with commento

Adding additional comment backends to Hugo is actually rather simple!