If you are visiting this blog I am sure you believe in Open Source or keep the integrity to learn about it. Well, I got aware of the culture when I joined the open-source community of my college, Initially it was difficult but watching my seniors accomplish milestones like Maintainers, Google Code-in mentors, Google Summer of Code Scholars, etc. things began to push the curiosity buds within me.

Recently, I attended PyCon India 2019 as a participant of Conference and DevSprint where I met Prateek Jain as the Devsprint mentor from FOSSASIA, an organization developing Open Source software applications and…


The first image which comes to a beginner’s mind on hearing this word is a group of people with professional ethical hacking skills who are racing towards a specific goal to win the same, even I thought this in a similar manner until my fellows from ALiAS helped me to sort it out.

In layman terms, Hackathon is just a coding competition where people in groups or individual work upon building something out of either a list of projects / problem statement or based on some theme from the organizers. Also, participants are bound to a time limit usually ranging…


There is always an algorithm which you are proud of solving, all by yourself, even I have solved one to which I came across reading the source code of my environment, the language used was courage but the credit goes to the powerful framework named ALiAS which really helped me to complete it…

The first time, getting introduced to the world of development, it left me amazed! I explored a number of technologies in the initial days of my B.Tech just for the sake of knowledge and after working on few of them at last chose, web development as my…

Akshat Pande (akshat0047)

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