Reviving PyData Bangalore

I moved to Bangalore in February this year to work at Grofers. Just like every other person who moves to a new city (not really), I started looking for tech meetups which I could attend.

Python meetups were the obvious first choice because of my love for the programming language …

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How To Fall In Love With Running

I ran 1094 km in 2018. For the first time in my life, I've run almost every week for an entire year. I'll run my first marathon this weekend!

Running is the easiest thing you can do for your fitness. It needs no equipment, just a pair of shoes (or …

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An Open-Source Tool to Extract Tables from PDFs into CSVs

I have also published this post on Hacker Noon.

Borrowing the first three paragraphs from my previous blog post since they perfectly explain why extracting tables from PDFs is hard.

The PDF (Portable Document Format) was born out of The Camelot Project to create “a universal way to communicate documents …

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Last Year Tonight at NH7 Weekender Meghalaya 2017

Last year tonight, I was in Meghalaya for NH7 Weekender with my friends (also co-workers at the time), Deepu and Rishabh (aka Jain). We'd been aching to visit Meghalaya after watching Ethereal's "Meghalaya Alive!" video. And after hearing about Weekender happening there (with Steve Vai headlining it) there was no …

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Announcing Excalibur, a Web Interface to Extract Tabular Data from PDFs

Last week, Camelot trended at #1 on Hacker News, Github and #5 on Product Hunt. Thank you for the love! There's still a lot to do to make it more awesome. You can follow the roadmap on its Github wiki. You can also check out my previous blog post on …

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