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Do you ever make impulse purchases? Sure you do. But, do you ever wonder why these products are so conveniently available to you even when you weren’t looking for them? All of us know about the Customers who bought this also bought section on Amazon, and the aforementioned impulse purchases happen there quite a lot.

Even in physical grocery stores, you’d find items which are complementary (e.g. Bread and Butter) on the same shelf or at least in close proximity to each other. This data of complementary items also helps the stores in giving offers and discounts on these items…


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The Indian Home automation industry is expected to be over USD 13,574.1 million by 2026 from USD 1,790.9 million in 2018. India remains an underserved market for home automation products largely due to high cost of products and limited brands and service options.

Home Automation, till a few years back, remained limited to the affluent segment of the society. …


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Football is one of the most popular sports in the world by the number of spectators and participants. The rules are pretty easy and the hence the sport can be played anywhere ranging from football fields to parks to your own streets.

While it is not possible for everyone to participate in the sport professionally, the federations have devised a few ways to get more people involved, whether be it the video games or through these addictive little applications on your phone called Fantasy Leagues.

What are Fantasy Leagues?

Fantasy League is a competition in team sports in which the fans get to create…


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One of the largest rivers in the world, Ganga serves almost 40% population of the second most populated country in the world, i.e., India.

Its reputation as the Holy River has long been the source to the undying faith shown by its devotees in its prowess. Contrary to its importance and reputation, it’s also the second most polluted river in the world.

A 2006 measurement of pollution in the Ganga revealed that river water monitoring over the previous 12 years had demonstrated fecal coliform counts up to 100,000,000 MPN (most probable number) per 100 ml.

The purpose of this study…


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A few days ago, I was working and found an article related to GSOC on Medium. I was impressed by the writer’s work and wanted to see more of their work, so I went to their profile and saw a few articles. But all of a sudden, I noticed the domain I was at, it was rudrankriyam.medium.com.

It seemed much better than the usual URL for the profile. Then, I searched a bit on the internet and found out the procedure of getting my own subdomain, which in all fairness is pretty simple.

In this article, I’ll help you in…


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When I started as a web developer, I was always amazed by all the websites having such amazing interactive backgrounds. I always thought to myself that maybe someday, I’ll also learn how to do this. But this would take some time as this was meant only for very experienced web developers.

One and a half year down the line, I am making all these interactive backgrounds in my side projects for fun which amuses me if I’m being honest.

If there’s one thing I regret, it’s that I thought these designs could only be made by professional developers and I’d…


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One of the most important components in any website is it’s Search Component, it instantly makes the user experience better and if made with a bit of care, it turns the website into a good designing masterpiece as well.

In this article, I’ll be making a Search react component which you can easily integrate in your own React web app. The search component even if seems a bit tricky sometimes is a fairly simple component especially if you know a bit of React.

When I first wanted to make my own Search component, I had to look in a lot…

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