Lately, my life has been revolving around VSCode and Markdown. From writing this blog, updating my resume in Markdown and using Pandoc to convert it into a PDF format, to the usual development stuff as well as taking notes, I rely on VSCode for almost everything – and I prefer... [Read More]
This is where I take notes of all the things I have learnt and done as an IT/CSE enthusiast.
How to enable SSH access to a Git server on a remote machine behind a firewall
Let’s consider a scenario – you are deploying a software at an organisation’s development server (let’s call it Machine R). Depending upon the organisation, it is possible that firewall rules prohibit outgoing connections to port 22 (default for SSH) for obvious security reasons. In such a scenario, the usual option... [Read More]
Understanding the difference between SSH local vs remote port-forwarding
I had been familiar with the existence of SSH port-forwarding for a while, but it was only last year when I completely understood the difference between local and remote port-forwarding, and which is appropriate when. [Read More]
Connecting 2 Docker Compose projects on the same network
Lately, I have been loving using Docker for almost everything. Recently at work, I needed a docker-compose project to join an existing one’s network, mainly to access the existing project’s MySQL instance. If you’re looking for the same, look no further! [Read More]