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Mehul Kar

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I work at Apple (for now). The best way to see what I'm currently interested in is to glance through my Twitter faves or see what I'm reading on Goodreads. But you can also stay here and read what I'm thinking about. Here's a printable resume.

Blog

2022

Jan 2 Cookie Log - Jan 2, 2022

2021

Jun 16 The Work Leading Up To The Work
Jul 8 Node 14 and npm 7 upgrade gotchas
Jul 4 The Scout Mindset
Aug 5 Terser vs esbuild: Ember app case study
Nov 19 Release Process for Shared npm Packages
Aug 13 EMFILE: too many open files
Aug 15 Current Interests - Aug 2021

2020

Jan 3 2020: Home Screen
Jan 2 Site Performance Improvements
Feb 5 New Ember Projects
Mar 25 Ember Template Lint Rule from Addon
Apr 30 Rails to Ruby
May 9 Distributing Javascript Libraries
Jun 10 Coming around to merge commits
Jul 16 Can I Give Some Experience Back?
Jul 6 Stop Extending Ember's Built In Components
Aug 19 The Manager's Path

2019

Jan 4 Getting Surprised By Technology
Feb 27 10% Human
Jun 27 Confidence
Jun 10 #EmberJS2019: Roadmap Response
Jul 1 Stateful Programming
Oct 24 Ember Services
Dec 6 Ember Octane: Default Values
Dec 22 Post-Octane Ember Routing

2018

Jan 12 Disabled Inputs
Jan 22 EventListener objects
Jan 2 Instapaper Wish List
Mar 9 Change Git Commit Authors
Mar 9 CORS and Preflight Requests
Apr 11 Auto Closing Attribute Selectors?
Apr 24 Debugging Flaky Ember Tests
Jul 2 5 Strategies To Refactoring Architecture

2017

Jan 1 2017: Home Screen
Jan 1 Paon Ki Tezi
Feb 8 Neat Recursion Trick with UNIX Signals
Feb 10 Ruby callable methods
May 2 How I Debugged The Last Thing
Apr 19 The Factory Pattern and Circular Dependencies
May 25 Incentive
May 19 Regex: The Greedy Dot Star
Jun 14 Blockchain Mining and Transferring
Mar 6 Switching to Functional CSS
Jun 22 Phir Se
Aug 14 Reduce
Sep 29 Simple Vs. Simplistic
Oct 17 Using Python Virtualenvs
Nov 20 stdout vs stderr
Dec 4 Ember core classes cheatsheet
Dec 7 Ember Object Model extend vs create

2016

Jan 8 2016: Home Screen
Mar 7 3 years of API development
Jun 10 A Brief History of Nuclear Diplomacy
Aug 10 Descriptivism
Jan 9 Levels of Talk
Feb 24 Linkedin is even less useful to me now
Aug 25 Magic
Dec 26 nani
Mar 30 Open Ember Questions
Jul 19 Nothing In Your Head
Feb 26 That single moment
Oct 7 The Senior Software Engineer - Reading Log
Aug 28 UI architecture
Dec 3 Japan Journal

2015

Apr 15 Go Home
Jul 5 I Don't Know What A Deductible Is
Aug 30 Stochastic Self Similarity
May 26 Unit Testing: Interface vs. Implementation
Aug 26 Why Product Management is Hard
May 15 every week to your inbox
May 22 How Do I Make You Feel
May 8 Legacy
May 1 The Guy Next Door
May 29 Triple Threat
Jun 5 Every Week In Your Inbox
Jun 19 Khalbali
Jun 26 One. Catchy. Bengali. Number.
Jun 12 People let me paint a picture
Jul 24 Grand & Picturesque
Jul 10 Me Gustas Tu
Jul 17 Really Thrilling & Cosmic
Aug 7 Feeling Good
Jul 3 We Are Nowhere, And It's Now.
Aug 21 Good Morning Son
Aug 14 Ukeleles
Sep 25 Bringing Down the... Website?
Sep 4 No Words
Sep 18 Where Have All The Bards Gone?

2014

Mar 12 Goals for 2014
Oct 2 Active Model Serializers has_many association
Mar 1 Auxiliary Business
Feb 26 Being Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable
Apr 17 Born To Run
Oct 4 How Rails Works
Oct 1 Protips: brought to you by pain
Sep 27 Programming Fundamentals
Aug 22 Cherry pick commit OUT of history
Sep 27 What is a website?

2013

Jan 10 Rails Postgres OSX Install
Jul 19 Why I Work On CollegeDesis
Feb 27 The 5 Stages of Asking Questions

2012

Jul 10 Alan Kay on The Web
Feb 10 Friday morning bootcamp blues (in Ruby)
Mar 17 Method Names And Variables Are The Same Thing
Jul 3 Textbooks are Broken
Feb 18 The Art of Being Confused
Dec 7 The Mechanics of Transcendental Meditation
Jan 6 Yaadon Ki Qawwali
Apr 1 “Called id for nil, which would mistakenly be 4”
May 12 Humanizing People Isn't Feasible In Many Industries
Mar 9 Pockets of Culture & Packets of Color
May 12 The Power Of Social Media

2011

Jun 16 A Toast, Impromptu
Mar 7 An Informal Commencement Speech
May 24 Being Perfect
Sep 11 The Victories No One Cares About
Jan 5 Week 9: Patience
Feb 16 Getting Noticed Has Nothing To Do With Talent
Jan 11 Week 10: The Finish
Feb 3 Structure
Mar 15 Remarkable
Apr 17 Impromptu Light Hearted Verses
Apr 16 The Man Who Beat Me
May 24 Blind Faith
Jun 6 Just Say It

2010

Oct 8 An Explanation of Microfinance
May 3 Slow Me Down
May 19 Teachers
Sep 26 The Future Of Consumerism
Nov 3 Why Glee Is Such A Big Hit
Jan 27 Networking Training Seminar
May 20 Building Social Business
May 10 You Can Be Amazing For No Reason
Nov 8 I Don't Want To Talk To You
Nov 22 The Things We Exaggerate
Nov 10 Week 1: Purpose
Nov 17 Week 2: Grace
Nov 24 Week 3: Speed
Dec 14 Say No To Saying Yes
Dec 1 Week 4: Awareness
Dec 8 Week 5: Pressure
Dec 15 Week 6: Battling Fear
Dec 23 Week 7: Surprises
Dec 29 Week 8: Looking Ahead