Flying: first experiences


HPT 32 formation flying
Besides an incredible family and a career that I love, I’ve also had the good fortune of flying a number of aircraft when I served in the Indian Air Force. The first of these was HPT 32, the basic trainer that was my gateway to the exceptional experience that is flying. It’s an exhilaration I shall forever be grateful for having experienced, and survived, as I cover a bit later.   Continue reading

Coding Dojo

The first Leeds Coding Dojo on 09 July 2014 was an almost packed affair. The problem to tackle, in a language of our choice, was price calculation for books with different discounts given for buying different books – out of a choice of 5 different books. No discount is given for the same book being bought more than once. And before I forget – TDD and pair programming to be followed throughout the exercise. More details in the slides here.
It was refreshing doing proper TDD as per the three cardinal rules while focusing on the technique and proper pair programming. Some of the first set of work done is posted at github if anyone’s interested.

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