Handy commands

by Sachin
October 9, 2016

List of commands for day-to-day use

Commit part of a file

by Sachin
June 11, 2016

We seldom have a situation where only a part of a file needs to be committed. This may be due to the fact that within a file, we do not want to commit those changes of which we are unsure about. Let me introduce you to --patch, one of the options of git-add.

Very happy with Emacs pretest

by Sachin
April 17, 2016

I decided to use pretest version of Emacs instead of a stable release and so far it turned out to be a pleasant experience.

Lost commit

by Sachin
January 4, 2016

Where’s my commit after I did git commit --amend?

Sticky bits

by Sachin
December 14, 2015

Sticky bits explained

Install Protractor

by Sachin
March 6, 2015

Protractor is an unittest framework for AngularJS applications. It is based on Node.js. To install Protractor, you need to install Node.js

UML

by Sachin
April 28, 2014

UML is a port of linux to linux as referred by Jeff Dike, the man behind UML. It is a virtual machine which runs on linux and used to debug new kernel builds and kernel modules. In this post, I will show how to compile, and run UML

ZTE Blade teardown

by Sachin
April 19, 2014

In an attempt to unlock RAM from 256MB to 512MB I bricked my ZTE Blade. These are the final snaps before it died. Here is the method I followed.

My own build of Cyanogenmod 7 for ZTE Blade

by Sachin
April 19, 2014

Tough I use Cyanogenmod-9 on ZTE Blade(Orange San Francisco), Cyanogenmod-7 works best on ZTE Blade because of its low RAM(176MB in total). I decided to compile my own build rather than using someone else ROM. It looks great and everything works!