Prahlad Yeri

Freelance Programmer and Writer

Wordpress to Pelican in 24 Hours

Today, I finished migration of my blog https://prahladyeri.com from a self-hosted Wordpress site to a statically hosted Github Pages site. For the static site generator, instead of choosing Jekyll which is a hot favorite of rubyists, I went for Pelican instead as I figured my Python skills might … Read More




Docker Trick: Running Containers Efficiently Using A Bash Script

One of the basic problems with running a docker image is that its too easy to spew up multiple instances or containers of the same image. Consider running the following container for instance: docker run -it -e AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID="test" -e AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY="test" \ --net=host "prahladyeri/testimage:latest" /bin/bash This … Read More

Docker is the best thing to happen to Linux since the GNU bread

It has become an oft-repeated cliche now that docker has become the latest buzzword, both in DevOps circles as well as the open source community. But being the ever cynic and contrarian, I wasn't quite convinced of its merits and until quite recently, I thought it was just another hype … Read More



Userscript Recipe: Adding Auto-Refresh Button to GMail Classic

Call me old, but I much prefer the older classic GMail interface to the modern bloated one. Not only is the classic version less bandwidth consuming, but also simplistic in nature with just the buttons and tools that we need. I somehow don't like it when zillions of AJAX scripts … Read More


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