Hi! I'm Surinder!
A .NET Developer based in Oxford
delivering CMS and custom build solutions to
a wide variety of high profile clients.
My programming language of choice is C# and passionate in building interesting large scale web applications. With around 10 years experience in the industry, I am just as passionate about coding as I was from the very first console app I created many moons ago that read out: "Hello World!".
Latest Blog Posts
Since around September last year I've been involved in a lot of Hubspot projects at my place of work and decided to take the Hubspot CMS for Marketers certification, which I'm happy to report I passed.
It is time to make good use of UniFi’s Guest Control settings and prevent access to some of my internal network devices. UniFi does a lot of the grunt work out the box and is pretty effortless to restrict access to my Synology and IP Security Camera.
Investing in an UniFi Dream Machine has been worth every penny for its reliability, security and rock-solid connection. The only area that I did encounter problems was accessing my Synology locally, which was due to a term I hadn't heard of before until now - Broken Hairpin NAT.
Ever since the pandemic hit, time has become an enemy as each day just passes by with nothing to show for it - primarily due to lockdown restrictions. I decided to use this time to focus on increasing my learning capacity, so there is something tangible to prove my worth over this period to look back on. In this post, I write about the areas in my life that give me the ability to hone my skillset and the process involved.
Since working from home, my laptop is constantly left plugged into the mains as there isn’t much of a reason to ever disconnect. I’ve been told leaving your laptop on charge has a negative impact on the longevity of your battery. I’ve been looking into charge limiting applications and the benefits.