We all want our remote video conference attendees to feel like they can participate and are truly a part of the meeting. Interruptions and being talked over are two of the biggest meeting challenges for both remote and on-site workers.

Visually highlighting or differentiating the active speaker creates an organic, conversational atmosphere that engages remote participants far more than on a normal video call. The attention of the participants is shifted to the right person, so they know where to look on the screen.

In this tutorial, we will develop a web application that highlights active speakers in a group…


Guided tutorial with code snippets.

Introduction

Love talking to your friends or colleagues but feel current applications aren’t living up to your expectations?
If you’re an enthusiastic developer like me, I bet you must be thinking of developing your own customizable group calling application!

In this tutorial, we will develop a web application that supports voice calling among multiple users using the Agora Web SDK.


Guided tutorial with code snippets.

Introduction

In today’s era, every person and company has gone digital to move ahead with the trends.
Live streaming has become a vital feature in social media apps as more users look to interact and share real-life moments with their family and friends in real time, grow their followings, or even establish themselves as creators.

In this tutorial, we will develop a web application that supports live streaming supporting multiple hosts as well as multiple audience members using Agora’s SDK.


One stop solution to make club and chapter recruitments in VIT simpler and hassle free.

In this blog, we’ll go through the role of clubs, teams and chapters in VIT and how you can join them.

What are Clubs, Teams and Chapters?

If you are a dancer and you are good at dancing, then you’ll love to hang out with people who are also dancers and choreographers. Clubs, teams & chapters are the gateway to meet such awesome, like minds, like energy people.

Clubs, teams and chapters are organisations that help students cultivate leadership and team-building skills. These organisations are also responsible for the never-ending stream of liveliness and events that happen in our college. …


Ever thought only React apps could be Progressive Web Apps?

In this tutorial, we will learn how to convert any given website made using basic or no frameworks into a PWA.

Progressive Web App
Progressive Web App
Image Source: https://ionicframework.com/blog/what-is-a-progressive-web-app/

What is a PWA?

PWA stands for Progressive Web App. This is an app built from the web technologies we all know and are proficient in (like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript) but with a feel and functionality that rivals an actual native app. A PWA runs in the browser and once saved to the home screen, functions like a native app.

What is a Native App?

A native app is nothing but a mobile app built in a specific programming language, for a specific device platform, either iOS…


Open Source Real Time Communication Website.

Recently I developed an Open Source Real Time Communication Website called speakOut which helps users conduct meetings, livestreams, project reviews & informal hangout sessions. speakOut aims to be the most secure application in today’s market in high definition real time video and audio.

In this blog I’ll give you an overview of how I made the platform.

I used the Agora.io Web RTC SDK to make the main functionality of the website (group video calls as well as livestreams).

Follow along if you too want to learn how to make such an application.

Don’t…


A blog on how student communities changed my lifestyle.

The DSC VIT Family ❤
The DSC VIT Family ❤
The DSC VIT Family ❤

A team that works together is a team that stays together!

The DSC VIT team (earlier known as GDG VIT) is no stranger to the words coherence, hard work, and success!

Working on prominent projects, organising webinars, hackathons, 2CC sessions, winning international hackathons, online challenges, writing informative blogs - DSC VIT has done it all.

Ever wondered what it is like to be a part of a community like this?

Let me take you back to the start of my journey…

As a fresher, I was very oblivious to clubs and chapters in VIT. I attended a few workshops during my college fest whenever I heard buzz words like Machine Learning and Cloud Computing but I had no clue about anything in Tech except what was…


A blog to help commence your journey developing websites.

Web Development 101 will help you formulate a plan on how to pursue Web Dev.
Web Development 101 will help you formulate a plan on how to pursue Web Dev.
Web Development 101 will help you formulate a plan on how to pursue Web Dev

In today’s competitive and tech savvy world, it’s very important to be up-to-date with the latest technological trends. This is certainly not possible without being clear with the basics.

By the end of this blog, I’ll try to ensure that you have a clearer picture in mind regarding how you want to go about learning web development.

Web Dev has two subparts- the frontend and the backend of the website. Frontend is what you see in a browser whereas Backend (which cannot be seen) handles the logic and functionality that is necessary for everything to work.


A blog on how I tried something new by taking part in my first hackathon.

Unreal!
That’s the first word which comes to my mind whenever I think about my first hackathon’s experience!

If you’re yet to take part in a hackathon or try out something new and need some motivation, this blog is just what you need.

Let me take you back to the story of how I participated in my first hackathon…

I study in Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore amongst 50,000 other students.

Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore- Home to over 50,000 students!
Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore- Home to over 50,000 students!
Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore- Home to over 50,000 students!

This was during the first few months of my first year there.

One night I received an e-mail for a “competition” and I casually registered for fun to know…

Akshat Gupta

Web Developer with keen interest in SEO & Digital Marketing.

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