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Quick Tip - Clear ReSharper's Cache to Fix False Errors

I rely on ReSharper to spot errors and suggest code refactorings. I particularly like how it can simplify boolean expressions. It’s always reminding me there are new features in the language (C# and JavaScript) that...

Quick Tip - Refined GitHub

I keep the number of extensions I use in my browser to a minimum, mostly because they tend to interfere with performance or functionality of the browser. However, I recently came across Refined GitHub. It...

Vertical Layout for HTML Tables

One of the difficulties I find with writing HTML tables is managing all the closing tags and indention to keep the code readable. Recently, I discovered the HTML5 spec does not require closing tags for...

Visual Studio 2017 Installer Quick Tip

I hadn’t realized until today that you can select individual components in the new Visual Studio Installer. In particular, the Community Edition does not install the .NET 4.7 targeting pack by default. There are some...

VSColorOutput for VS 2017 Released

Version 2.5 is updated to support Visual Studio 2017. Visual Studio 2010 support has been dropped because the Visual Studio Marketplace no longer accepts VS 2010 projects in the new .visx manifest format required for...

Quick ReSharper tip for inline templates

I just discovered a nifty little feature of ReSharper that makes inline template editing much nicer. function hcvdGridDirective($http): ng.IDirective { // language=html const template = ` <div> <grid-ex grid-options="ctrl.gridOptions"></grid-ex> </div>`; The addition of // language=html...

NoSQL vs. NewSQL: What's the Difference?

NoSQL and NewSQL are two types of databases. It is often told that the field of database administration is often dull and boring but the exciting words like Big Data and IoT have increased interest...

Exploring Mithril, A JavaScript Framework for Building Brilliant Applications

Mithril is a JavaScript framework for writing web site front ends. It’s similar to React but is easier to understand, faster and much much smaller (7.8K compressed). Note: I’m using the current stable release of...

Tweetz 1.1

Version 1.1 has only one change. Clicking on an image in a tweet opens it in a popup window, centered on the active monitor, instead of the web browser. I found this to be much...

Tweetz Desktop 1.0

Tweetz has been “finished” for quite some time now so I decided to call it 1.0. Not sure why I didn’t do this sooner. I use the darn thing every day and have so day...
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Quick Tip - Clear ReSharper's Cache to Fix False Errors
Quick Tip - Refined GitHub
Vertical Layout for HTML Tables
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VSColorOutput for VS 2017 Released
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NoSQL vs. NewSQL: What's the Difference?
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