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Building a Modular and Extensible Payments System [0]

Foreword Skip to requirements This is a story of technical debt and its inevitable payoff. It’s not a cautionary tale and let’s not take away that technical debt is bad, technical debt is much like financial debt. In fact, our modern economy relies heavily on various forms of debt. The key is managing and repaying debt effectively, tell that to the governments around the world :P Let’s start from the middle In my day job at Tealfeed, we added a revenue-generating feature, with stripe as the payment gateway....

September 17, 2023 · 7 min · 1380 words · Abhay

GitHub profile visit counter - Backend Basics [0]

Why are we here? Pardon the philosophical headings, they make writing blogs interesting for me. You might have came across some GitHub profiles with a counter that keeps track of how many visits did that page got. As you can see in the image above the counter at the bottom shows 6 i.e. there have been 6 visits to the page. To see the current value go to my GitHub profile....

July 19, 2021 · 11 min · 2152 words · Abhay