Git Git is fast, efficient, and not too opinionated. Throw-away branches are a plus (and a minus). With this feature, you can create a feature branch to try something out or work on a new feature in isolation. When you’re done, you can merge the branch back to master/dev/whatever, and delete the branch. In fact, this […]
I am becoming less and less concerned about tangible things in my life. A minimalist, I am not…yet. My wife and I are certainly heading down that direction of our yellow-brick road. However, I still want “stuff” for Christmas! So, if I don’t want tangible things, what do I want for the 12 days leading […]
It’s now official! You can download the stable SecuritySwitch ASP.NET module for automatically redirecting your users to and from HTTPS. Check it out on Google Code, or just grab it from NuGet. PM> Install-Package SecuritySwitch Enjoy!
SecuritySwitch version 4 has been in beta for a little while now. I’ve received some good feedback with no showstoppers at this point. I am also using the latest beta in one of my production environments with great success. Check out SecuritySwitch on Google Code.
When going through old stuff, it is amazing what you can come across. I found my original Nintendo. I had wanted to get it out a while back, but wasn’t sure where everything was located. This time I found all parts and played just about every game I have. The plan now is to sell […]
I’ve decided to start a new series-like set of articles on highly reusable code snippets. I write a lot of these types of snippets and figure it’s time to share. Kicking off will be the ConvertToNullable function. Background I despise boilerplate code in general, but I really hate writing the same code over and over […]
To all of those wives and girlfriends of gamer guys out there… Next time your guy is playing one of the first person shooters, grab some mini Reece cups or some treat that is comparable and throw it toward him – not at him but in the general vicinity of where he might be able […]
Edit: Due to a trademark infringement, this open source project will now be named SecuritySwitch. What a huge PITA it was to migrate to a new project on Google Code! Since you cannot rename a project, I had to create a new one and move everything over to it. I so enjoyed blowing 2 hours […]
Edit: Due to a trademark infringement, this open source project will now be named SecuritySwitch. Feel free to read the comment posted by the holder of the trademark on the name I originally planned to use. It was a polite enough message. I think there may be ground for me to stand on with the […]
For Christmas 2008, we received Pitfall: The Big Adventure for the Wii. We are game junkies and get a bunch most Christmases ranging in lots of different skill sets. We were excited to check this one out since we had played the original Pitfall on Atari and Intellivision. Sometimes it takes us a whole year […]