10 May 2017

Working with WSL

Not there yet, but so promising.

Bash on Ubuntu on Windows, or the Windows Subsystem for Linux (or WSL), is a little over one year old now, and still a mouthful to say. When it was announced, I tweeted:

26 April 2017

RIP Band 2.


My Microsoft Band 2 seems to have finally died on me. On the bright side, it lasted over a year.

15 April 2017

Doing the Splits

Overthinking about tmux's split hotkeys.

While trying to fall asleep, I ended up thinking about the key combinations used to create splits in tmux.

12 July 2016

Fourcast v1.3 Changelog

Back to the Future.

Removed support for older OSes, fixed a crash bug, and dropped usage tracking.

18 November 2015

Packaging Problem

NuGet, .csproj, and build configurations.

Relatively recently, I started using the actual command-line tool for NuGet; previously, I'd been using the Package Explorer GUI to create packages for ForecastPCL. The benefit of the command-line tool is that it automagically creates packages the "proper" way - I don't understand how things are supposed to be structured internally, with the subfolders whose names specify the platforms you're targeting, but I don't need to worry about that.

19 April 2015

The Invariant Culture is Your Friend

Commas and decimals often mix.

Not every place in the world uses the full stop (or period) as a decimal mark. Quite a few use the comma instead.

01 February 2015

Installing Nokogiri on Windows, with Ruby 2.1.5

TL;DR: update RubyGems.

This is a quasi-follow-up to my previous post, where we looked at installing the new Jekyll 3 beta on Windows. I had to install the Nokogiri gem to get this site working again once that was done, and came across an issue.