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An archived collection of articles by Jabran Rafique

Dev workspace setup on Linux (Ubuntu) with Terminator, Oh My ZSH and Cobalt2

Setup Ubuntu 14.4 LTS with Terminator, Oh My ZSH and Cobalt2 theme.

Test your geo skills with Guess Where? app

Test your geo skills with Guess Where? app. Guess name of the unmarked capital from given options. You can also choose a region or play quiz for whole world.

Google Map Maker Regional Leads

Reviewing the re-opening of Google Map Maker and new roles of Regional Leads

Android vs Apple at Google Maps

Here I am covering details regarding series of vandalism at Google Maps that originated from Google Map Maker.

Build to Learn – socialmedia.js – Case Study

The journey of learning web development by building some library, framework or merely a wrapper. Here is quick summary from building and maintaining of socialmedia.js and learning through this process.

Quick overview of Google Noto Nastaleeq Urdu web font

Today, Google Web Fonts Early Access announced experimental draft of Noto Nastaleeq typeface. This move makes it a first Urdu Nastaleeq font available in famous web fonts repository.

Making public data more readable and accessible

Introducing Geography of Pakistan project that collects Pakistan’s public data from official sources and make them available in different better formats for reusability, scalability and accessibility.

Consuming multiple APIs asynchronously

Consuming multiple APIs parallel to each other can be very tricky. Here is a detailed case study to chain multiple APIs with each other using JavaScript’s asynchronous approach.

First ever Twitter UK Developers meetup

Experience tale of attending first ever Twitter Developers meetup by Twitter UK in London.

Everything you need to know on how Google Maps work?

Informational article explaining Google mapping products and how they work. Also covers relevant Google products directly or indirectly involved.

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