The story of a massive Kannada dictionary created by V. Krishna single handedly over four decades, and its accidental discovery and open sourcing at an unlikely place, a stock brokerage.
A disorderly assortment of common sense ideas for scaling applicaions that we follow at Zerodha. TLDR: Simple scales. Scale application before infra. Keep networking and IO minimal.
TLDR: 30 member tech team formed over seven years built India's largest stock broker. Unconventional setup. The long pending tech blog is finally here. Some backstory and context.