Little bets

When i began this blog i titled this page projects. Well that was not entirely right, they were my little bets.

As author Peter Sams describes in his book Little bets,  Little bets are low-risk action taken to discover, develop, and test an idea.

Here’s an updated list of some of my past projects little bets.

 

Excel Kids Game to learn counting 1 to 10

anmolcount1to101

 

Boxplot in excel

boxplot_in_excel1

 

Quartiles in excel and minitab

quartiles

International Standard Atmosphere (ISA) as a excel UDF

isa-vba

 

Fortran module to generate Hermite Polynomials 

hermitr_polynmials_pgplot

 

Fortran module for non-uniform random number

testing-excel-small

 

Animating heart in Fortran

red-heart-in-fortran

 

Google charts with Fortran

chart_in_fortran

 

Calculating value of  pi by Monte Carlo Method

image

 

Fortran Module to Export Fortran code to HTML

Fortran_code_to_html

 

Let it snow in Fortran

let it snow

 

Binary STL file reader

image

 

How to create pgplot Fortran animation/gui based programs with Intel compiler

image

 

Fireworks Animation in Fortran

Fireworks

 

Time in words

timeinwords_thumb

 

Holi hai java applet

image2

Some other recent projects

Rendering Matplotlib Graphs in Django - If you have seen my post on the expense Django app, the dashboard is rendered using matplotlib’s static files which are passed on runtime to the webpage HTML. See this here in action. All the png images are generated on the fly and sent to the browser to display. Here’s the simple code stript down […]
Parsing Date Like a Boss with Python - Daily planning is one thing that I do regularly. For office related work, most of this is done in outlook and doing all this with GUI would be too distracting, so I have this cmd utility created in python. Here’s how this works Type on cmd and it creates the appropriate meeting schedule. Here’s a […]
Heart Equation - If you are following this blog for a long, you will know, there is always one heart post every other year mostly around valentines day, The posts all almost always based on this equation. Maths is so beautiful. Well here’s this year’s rendition of the heart using the previously discussed comet plot. The code for […]
How Not to Miss any Outlook Appointment -Introducing Email Butler - I work on two PC’s. One is my local machine and another is a virtual remote desktop (VDI) machine where I connect remotely. The remote machine is where I spend most of my workday but the local machine has the primary email where all office-related meetings and other communications come by. So have to manage […]
Definition in Command Line - Kids are much smarter these days. Working from home I had this experience. As soon I settle down to work my younger one will come to me and ask “Daddy what does ‘fluff’ mean? “ Sometimes I answered but most of the time, being busy with my own new work-from-home setup, the default answer was […]
How To Make Your Computer `Chime` - When I was in year 4, my dad got me a Casio digital watch. Its hourly chime and alarm were my favourite features. Those days watches were the smart techs we had. Three years back got myself a retro Casio digital watch just for the chime feature again. Since working from home, the watch has […]
4-7-8 - This was one of the forwards from the HR team when the pandemic started for everyone’s well being. 4-7-8 Breathing technique to calm your mind. It was cool and just for the sake of it, did develop a mini-app in python that helps do this from command line. Here’s a demo. Works in windows, Linux […]
How to Install and Use the Django Expense App - A cousin of mine wanted to use the Django-expense app that I shared a few weeks back, so here are the instructions I sent him. Step 0:Get python Step 1:Install the required modules using the below requirement.txt pip install -f requirements.txt Step 2:Create a new Django project django-admin startproject expensesite expensesite can be any name […]
Managing Housing Society Expenses - Last summer, while in home quarantine, received an update from the housing society committee on the general group, that nominations are invited for new managing committee. I ignored it. Come September, learnt that many ignored the same and now by way of a lottery system I was one of the chosen few to take up […]
Intersect - Last month, someone emailed me after checking out my post on intersection of two curves in numpy. He wanted to use the code but enquired if the code was available on the pypi for easy installation. This enquiry prompted me to look at the code that I wrote 4 years ago. To my surprise, this […]

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