TLDR: I made a map with every Panda Express location in the USA that serves Eggplant Tofu. This post was inspired by Rashiq’s brilliant reverse engineering of the McDonalds API.

If you are vegetarian you already know that Panda Express is a magical place. My go to meal — a Panda Bowl with Eggplant Tofu has been a STAPLE in my diet for the past decade. However, after going to college in Arizona, I learned that not all Pandas are created equally. Some locations DON’T HAVE EGGPLANT TOFU! …


Server-Sent Events (SSE) is often overshadowed by its two big brothers — Web Sockets and Long-Polling. However, there are many practical use cases for using SSE. Updating dynamic content, sending push notifications, and streaming data in Real-time are just a few of the applications that SSE can be utilized for. This post will explain SSE, when to use it, and implement a simple SSE application with FastAPI.

What is SSE

Traditionally, a web page has to send a request to the server to receive new data; that is, the page requests data from the server. With server-sent events, it’s possible for a server…

Amit Tallapragada

I’m a software developer. I am also trying to learn how to blog.

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