Amitav Roy

Blog on web and travel

Sendgrid as your newsletter email marketing sending solution

Posted on 27th March, 2022

Newsletter is one form of content which has been quite popular. It has been the de facto for many brands and e-commerce websites to communicate with their customers. And it has also been a great way of reaching out for individuals to others who share similar interests.

Flutter for mobile development - my first impressions

Posted on 6th January, 2022

Recently I decided to build a mobile app for my own consumption. I wanted to track my expenses and also have a single app which I can use to track my tasks, my habit tracker etc. And, being a developer, I thought it would be a good idea to build something on my own which solves my problem. And, that’s when I decided to start learning Fultter.

Install Laravel on your machine with Docker composer container

Posted on 22nd November, 2021

When you are working with Docker, you can not only develop but even install a fresh copy of Laravel on your system without installing PHP or Composer in your host machine. Yes, that's the philisophy of Docker and that's what I am going to demostrate you.

X tips to effective headlines for your blog post

Posted on 25th July, 2021

Effective communication depends on a lot of factors. Blogging is one medium where your skill to choose words can make a big difference. In this article, I am going to talk about one such tip which I found while doing my research. And, when I looked at validating it - I was surprised how big an impact it can make.

PEST the testing framework that brings simplicity and joy

Posted on 17th July, 2021

Recently when I looked at the PEST Meet-up videos I liked the way simplified writing tests. It also allows you to write your tests almost like plain English which is easy to read. So, I decided to get my hands dirty with this testing framework. In this article, I am going to share my experience about PEST.

Performance improvement & a silly mistake on my blog and how I fixed them

Posted on 1st January, 2021

Recently I was working on performance improvement on my blog post. During the Lighthouse scan I realized that I have made a silly mistake. In this article, I am going to talk you through some of the important changes that I made to my blog. And, how they had a significant impact on the performance of my blog.

Microservice architecture, it's Business and development benefits

Posted on 21st December, 2020

In today’s fast changing market adoption to change is paramount. It doesn't matter how big a company or business is. If they are not quick to adapt to changes, then they can face disruption very soon. Microservice architecture allows companies to leverage rapid development.

5 Reasons why you should use Tailwind and what's new with version 2.0

Posted on 23rd November, 2020

Tailwind CSS framework just came out with a new version. It has a lot of few features which makes it a very strong tool for any developer. Let's look at some of those interesting new features. And, while doing that I will try to explain you how using Tailwind can really help you in your development workflow.