05 Oct

7 Best Practices for REST API’s

Early on in my career, I understood that a coder needs to evolve quickly and continuously, or they'll become obsolete. Aside from being in one of the most dynamic career fields, I also realized that staying relevant in this fast-paced and competitive enviornment– it's always was good to evangelize best practices. At SourceFuse, it's an ongoing endeavor for my team and me to…


04 Oct

Joy of Giving: For its in giving that we Receive

If the reel of my life were to run in front of my eyes certain moments would stand out. One such moment would be, when much like today, I had to write an article, on Charity and Humans (Paropkar aur Manushya). I could not understand the topic and went to seek the guidance of the one person I knew had all the answers - a writer, an intellectual and someone who was always…


08 May

SourceFuse turns 11!

“Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.” -Steve Jobs As I sat down to write my note on our 11th Anniversary, I thought about the number 11 itself. It is a remarkable number, the smallest double digit prime number, it has many diametrically opposite meanings in different cultures. For some it is an auspicious number showing…


Custom-CSS-Files
02 Mar

Time is passing by

CSS selectors all exist within the same global scope. Anyone who has worked with CSS long enough has had to come to terms with its aggressively global nature — a model clearly designed in the age of documents, now struggling to offer a sane working environment for today’s modern web applications. Every selector has the potential to have unintended side effects by targeting…


05 Jan

Bots for User Retention and Acquisition

When you set out to fundamentally change user behaviour, you can expect a bit of an uphill battle. The app we built for a UK based startup ShopNSocial helps users browse the web socially - i.e. users can share items right from the browser screen and can chat/talk with their friends whilst browsing. Our challenge was to introduce this new concept to first time users and…


15 Dec

4 Reasons You Need A Good Project Manager

Remote development work for your company can be a difficult decision to make given the amount of providers available that all seem to be the same. Outsourcing development to another country is an entirely different story with its own set of fears and concerns. However, there are several major companies that have utilized remote development to become successful, including…


TechCrunch Disrupt 2016
05 Dec

Get your #Disruption on with SourceFuse!

Why: We are passionate about technology and believe that digital innovation can make the world a better place for all. What: SourceFuse builds digital products for ‘Startups’ that aim to create new platforms and markets; and for Enterprises that want to stay competitive in a world interrupted by technology and innovation. How: We are an interdisciplinary team - mix of techies…


27 Oct

Designing Next Generation EHR Applications using Metadata Driven Design

According to industry reports, the global EHR market is growing at CAGR of 5.2% currently with an anticipated value worth USD 29.81 billion by 2020. On the basis of implementation, the EHR market is segmented into web or cloud-based and client-server based. Cloud-based EHR have the advantage over client-server based systems as they store information on external servers and web…


20 Oct

Lambda Love

About an year ago I blogged about how we first used AWS Lambda to power the video effects engine of a video ad tech product we built for a client. The love affair with Amazon’s serverless offering since then has blossomed. Not only did we save a ton of money for our clients by reducing wastage and DevOps cost but we were able to really embrace the microservices architecture…


13 Oct

The Thakur Story

Ever wondered what happens when you put a bunch of nerds who love their cult classics and take inspirations from any and everywhere? You get Big Bang Theory Episode infused, and Sholay enthused – “Telepresence System”, and our humble ode to IoT and AI.  Why Big Bang Theory you say? – Coz Sheldon planted the idea, in the episode where he makes a mobile virtual presence…