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OTC CatchUp #108

Date: 03-12-2022

Duration: 3 hrs 12 mins

Topics Discussed

  • We helped Atharva Jadhav in figuring out how to begin backend development.

    • We suggested he either start with Flask or Express as a beginner.

    • We asked him to learn through YouTube instead of a course as it is free and he might learn something new while looking it up on YouTube instead of following a course.

    • Harsh Kapadia suggested a few YouTube Channels —

    • Yash Pimple suggested JavaScript Mastery channel.

  • We announced OTC Talks, talks which will happen before catchup once or twice a month.

  • Darshan Rander, Harsh Kapadia and Tushar Nankani talked about the difference between throttling and debouce.

    • Throttling is when you intentionally delay a call.

    • Debouce will merge multiple calls into a single one following some rules.

  • Rishit Dagli shared his CS theory notes.

  • Pranav Dani talked about an issue he was facing with JioFiber, where he couldn’t make a request to https://raw.githubusercontent.com domain.

    • He fixed it by changing his DNS to

  • Harsh Kapadia asked Tushar Nankani to write a blog from his tweets about his projects based on Web Animations.

    • Aditya Oberai said that blogs and Twitter are two different places as one caters to long-form content and the other short-form.

    • Darshan Rander added that how basics things might look there is someone out there who might need help with it.

  • Aditya Oberai explained why Appwrite has documentation to work with Docker. As it is easier to start with for beginners and Docker is also OCI compliant so if anyone else wants to use it somewhere else they can easily work with images as well.

  • Jay Kaku shared his experience at a CTF where they had a consistent rank of 8 in the first two rounds and could make it to finals because of semester exams.

  • We talked about the difference between VPN and WARP.

    • WARP finds a route to the destination server with lesser congestion.

Project showcase


  1. Aditya Oberai

  2. Anas Khan

  3. Ashwin Kumar Uppala

  4. Ayush Chauhan

  5. Chiranjeev Srivastava

  6. Darshan Rander

  7. Dhiraj Chauhan

  8. Harsh Kapadia

  9. Himanshu Sharma

  10. Jay Kaku

  11. Mustafa Saifee

  12. Poonam Jha

  13. Pranav Dani

  14. Rishit Dagli

  15. Saifuddin Saifee

  16. Siddharth Bhatia

  17. Siddharth Kaduskar

  18. Tushar Nankani

  19. Viranchee Lotia

  20. Wilfred Almeida

  21. Jaden Furtado

  22. Abhishek Gaud

  23. Anil Harwani

  24. Atharva Jadhav

  25. D.B. Cooper

  26. Dipesh Todi

  27. Simran Yelave

  28. Gaurav Vaishya

  29. Harshit Raheja

  30. Harshvardhan Patil

  31. Hiten Gerella

  32. Jainam Jagani

  33. Jiya Jagiasi

  34. Keval Majithia

  35. Namit Gandhi

  36. Jia Harisinghani

  37. Saachi Kokate

  38. Sagar Agicha

  39. Shravanesh Mestry

  40. Suchit Jagiasi

  41. Varun Singh

  42. Yash Pimple

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