Udit Desai

Web Developer

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Histoire de ma vie...

Udit hails from India & is found working on his laptop with Pink Floyd, Dire Straits or Hans Zimmer OSTs. He graduated in Computer Science and holds a major in Information Technology. Udit came across WordPress when he joined rtCamp. And in no time he grasped the ins & outs of WordPress and made it the crux of his profession.

He’s a proud contributor to WordPress 4.1, 4.2 & 4.3, and maintains a couple of plugins on the WordPress repository & Github with the belief in Open Source future of Web & its equilibrium.

When he’s not looking at his black window of terminal, he is rambling into his incognito mind, dreaming about that damn cool EF180mm f/3.5L Macro USM Lens with a pixel perfect picture from his DSLR or how good cricketer he would have been; if not a developer. He's also a Foodie & a Movie-buff!

  • 2008-2011

    Bachelor of Science (Computer Science)

    University of Pune, India

    A stepping stone of the journey to reach where I am. Time when I actually learnt the "Hello World!" of C ! And the impact was so strong that It did not take much time for me to nurture my fascination towards Computer Science.

  • 2011-2013

    Master of Science (Information Technology)

    DA-IICT, India

    Infectious time when I co-merged my interests in System Programming and Web Development and since then I've never looked back.

  • 2013-2015

    Summer Intern, Intern, Web Developer

    TCS, Saba, rtCamp

    Because somewhere you gotta step outside your home and build yourself ! And that's what I did as a Summer Intern @ TCS, Intern @ Saba and Web Developer @ rtCamp.

  • 2014-2015

    WordPress Engineer, Lead Engineer

    X-Team WP, Moxie Media Group

    The time when I jumped into the world of freelancing. Helped two of the most interesting companies in WordPress business with their client project and crafted my career to another heights.

  • 2015-Present

    MS (Computer Science & Engineering)

    Santa Clara University, CA, USA

    Because sometimes global exposure is necessary! And here I'm to explore my global opportunities in USA and learn cool stuff in Data Science, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning.

  • And life
    is going
    on .....

Skills

Things that I love doing and excell at.

WordPress

Been developing WordPress Themes/Plugins since the day I touched WordPress and have never left it. And as a matter of fact it's helping me earn my bread.

Photography

Why? Because it's the only language that can be understood anywhere in the world without learning its syntax.

Back-end Development

PHP, C/C++, Java and Newbie in JavaScript(node.js) & Ruby( Ruby on Rails).

Databases

Relational (MySQL, MSSQL, SQLite) and Newbie in NoSQL (MongoDB)

REST API and AJAX

On various platform of PHP, Java

MVC Architecture & Design Patterns

PHP, C, Java, JavaScript

Collaborative Development

Been a part of many development team with various team-sizes, small as well as large.

Version Control

Not only Git; SubVersion, AccuRev & Mercurial.

Portfolio

Coming soon.

Blog

Word Ramblings ...

Download Files from Apache Server Directory Listings

This evening I came across a Google Search result for Game of Thrones Audiobooks and my immediate question was how can I download all these .mp3 files at once to my computer. As going through each of those directory and clicking on those files to download was, well a bit...

FontAwesome in Android

FontAwesome icon pack is quite popular in Web Development and it has got alot of custom icons related to almost every possible situation in your app/website that you may want to use. How FontAwesome Works The thought behind the FontAwesome symbol pack is straightforward. The symbols are dealt as characters....

mtr not working in Mac OS X

Problem mtr google.com mtr: unable to get raw sockets. Solution # Follow your version for mtr with `0.86` sudo chown root:wheel /usr/local/Cellar/mtr/0.86/sbin/mtr sudo chmod u+s /usr/local/Cellar/mtr/0.86/sbin/mtr Problem mtr google.com mtr: command not found Solution Add following line entry in your .bash_profile / .bashrc / .zshrc file. alias mtr=/usr/local/sbin/mtr

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