Mandeep Singh

Engineering Manager & Laravel Expert
Specialize in helping Startups transform Ideas into Products 2019 - The Yearly Refresh

It's astonishing, even for me that this is the 7th iteration of my site. I didn't realize it until I had to push it to my repo and give it a tag. It's very satisfying for me to see how far along have I came from my initial versions. I still remember that plan page with just summary and social links I used to have because I wasn't sure what I wanted.

I'm not a very creative person, but I do know my way around design and hopefully, have good enough skills to make something look good. I mean I love the minimalist approach I've been able to give for this update. I've always been a, and this represents me.

With this update, I've upgraded the stack to Laravel 5.8 and TailwindCSS 1.0. I've also done several under the hood updates, like sitemap, social tags, among other things. Even tried out an experience section, but after 3-4 iterations, it never felt good enough. I do use Linkedin quite a bit, so making that my experiences section was very much logical. This way, I don't have to update things over and over again at too many places.

Here is what the website looked like previously:

Also, this is the current homepage:

As you guys know, how important Khurafat is for me and not having it visible on my own personal website was just barbaric, so I gave it a special place of its own too:

Hope that you guys will like this update, and please do share your feedback with me.

In the end, here is a little walk down memory lane:

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