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Home ownership rant
Socially, Home ownership is almost considered part of the human life cycle; It’s practically ingrained as part of “growing up”. People move out of their [...]
Linux: “A Programming OS”?
I don’t get why Linux is associated with programming so heavily. Or why it is said to be "good for programmers". Now, I have some personal [...]
To Var or Not to Var
When a programming language introduces a new language feature, inevitably that feature will become central to a style debate; When to use it, when not to [...]
The Epson Receipt Printer Adventure Part 1: Pretending Text is a Receipt
Since the software that I contribute to as part of my day job involves printing to receipt printers, I’ve been keeping my finger on the pulse of eBay and [...]
Operating System for “Programming”
Over the last few years – more than a decade, really – it seems that, somehow, *nix- and Linux in particular, has been tagged as being some [...]
C# 2.0 Features
C# 1.0 was something of a first-pass as a language design. It received refinements and improvements, and started to create it’s own unique identity with [...]
SkiaSharp Adventures
For some time now, I’ve occasionally created a relatively simple game and typically I’m not bothered to get into fancy “game engines” or using special [...]
The failures of Windows 10 “Dark Mode”
“Dark Mode” settings have started to be a big ticket concern for the last few years. Applications and Apps have started to add “Dark Mode” Visuals as an [...]
Taking Control of Windows 10 with Image File Execution Options
There are a lot of components of Windows 10 that we, as users, are not “allowed” to modify. It isn’t even enough when we find a way to do so, such as by [...]
"DVD Drives are unnecessary in modern PCs"
Over the last few years it’s become apparent, of course, that many people building and using PCs are using physical media less and less. One thing I have [...]