Secrets of a .NET Professional

Secrets of a .NET Professional

Working as a .NET Professional is a tumultuous rollercoaster ride of emotional highs and crushing lows. It’s likely the same for other communities, with different flavors of success and failures. I have over a decade of .NET development work, and...

Starting A Blog - Tips and Guide

Starting A Blog - Tips and Guide

On May 13, I’ll be giving a talk about Starting A Blog at JetBrains’ .NET Days Online. This post is a companion to the presentation but should serve as an excellent general-use guide for anyone starting their blogging adventure. Starting...

Turning Off macOS Universal Shortcuts

Turning Off macOS Universal Shortcuts

As developers, we have many power-user like applications installed on our machines. Each application is fighting for our love, attention, and shortcut supremacy. Sometimes it doesn’t matter what shortcuts the apps want to register, because most operating systems register universal...

JetBrains Rider Command Line Tricks

JetBrains Rider Command Line Tricks

Many developer’s workflows consist of jumping from terminal to IDE. From the command line, we can execute git commands, Jekyll builds, and npm installs. Some of us find the command line to be a more natural preference, while others prefer...

Five Critical Things To Do Before Working With 11ty

Five Critical Things To Do Before Working With 11ty

I am a big fan of static site generators (SSGs), as many have noticed from reading this blog and following me on Twitter. I’ve recently been dabbling with 11ty (pronounced eleventy) and very impressed so far. While this SSG is...

Power Up Jekyll With Thor Commands

Power Up Jekyll With Thor Commands

My static site generator of choice remains the Jekyll, although there are many great alternatives. This very blog uses Jekyll as its static site generator.

Paging Through Git Commits Like A Wizard

Paging Through Git Commits Like A Wizard

I recently worked on a VueJs sample, “Sharing Information Between Vue Components With A Bus.” I recommend that folks read that post (after reading this post, of course).

Six Famous Artists Quotes That Apply To Programming

Six Famous Artists Quotes That Apply To Programming

If I could travel back in time and make a career shift, I would likely have ended up being a graphic designer. Art has the same elements that make programming so much fun. Artists create something out of nothing, express...