About OTC CatchUp

Note OTC CatchUps are weekly informal sessions involving project showcases and technical discussions. They are held every Saturday from 10:30 PM IST. Join in!.
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OTC CatchUp #82

Date: 04-06-2022

Duration: 5 hrs 7 mins

Topics Discussed

  • We talked about GitHub Field Day India and where everyone was going to attend it and about accommodation.

  • Siddharth Bhatia told everyone about Thonny which is a Python IDE for beginners following which we discussed about various text editors and IDEs available out there.

  • We talked about Jupyter Notebooks and Google Colab.

  • Nilesh Shinde shared a blog by - Jovian about Machine Learning.

  • Then we talked about key bindings.

  • Dhiraj Chauhan told everyone about his GSoC organization - 52 North.

  • We talked about API Keys and how to keep them secure. Ideally, Key Authentication must be handled using a Middleware and not to be hardcoded on the client side.

    • However, if the situation is such that the keys need to be stored on the client side, then specific rules must specified so that they have limited capabilities.

  • Anil Harwani shared a resource about hard core obfuscation.

  • Siddharth Kaduskar asked for everyone’s suggestions on how to explore tech in various domains.

    • Harsh Kapadia's Web-dev path can be used as a reference when exploring web development.

  • Dheeraj Lalwani asked everyone about where to publish tech blogs and Harsh Kapadia suggested to use canonical links.

    • Here’s an article explaining why canonical links are important.

  • We talked about how OTC came into existence.

  • We had a discussion about Data Structures and Algorithms and how problem solving is different from competitive programming.

  • We also talked about time and space complexity.

  • Lastly we spoke about Apache Airflow and CRON Jobs

Projects Showcased

Meet Screenshot

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