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Polly Presentation and links

August 22, 2020 -

Polly Presentation and Links I had the honor of going to NDC Minneapolis in 2019. One of the many presentations I attended was about Polly, given by Carl Franklin (the pictures below are from his presentation slides) I recently gave a presentation of my own at an Omnitech Lunch and Learn. We had a lot of good questions and conversations, so there isn’t a lot of content. If you want to learn more about it, just watch Carl’s presentation.

TFVC Command Line to Get Latest

July 15, 2020 -

TFVC Command Line to Get Latest I was getting tired of right clicking in Visual Studio Source Control Explorer (using Team Foundation Version Control) before merging (see I like Git over TFVC and Trunk Based Development to know that I don’t think TFVC and branching is optimal), so I found that you can use the VS developer prompt, go to where you have your code (your TFVC mapped workspace) and type in

Cross-compiling Rust from ARM to x86-64

July 14, 2020 -

It’s 2020. The world is abuzz with, well – waves hand – all this. But it’s also abuzz with ARM: Apple is moving their Mac line to Apple Silicon, Amazon has been been touting their Gravaton2-based infrastructure, Cloudflare is said to be going all ARM on their edge nodes, and the world’s fastest supercomputer is built on ARM. For a long time, I – and I think many others – held the idea that x86-64 is for heavy workloads and ARM is for the "little stuff" like embedded systems and Raspberry Pis.

Blazor is here with .Net 5

June 17, 2020 -

Blazor is here with .Net 5 If you’ve followed me or look back on my posts, you can see that I’ve done a lot of web/UI work. I’ve done jQuery. I enjoyed Silverlight. I then moved to KnockoutJs and was thankful for the data-binding. I’ve learned Angular and Aurelia, but haven’t used them much in production code. I’ve used Typescript on a large team and that has been very helpful.

Wire Up Random Integrated Circuits

June 9, 2020 -

I bought a bag of integrated circuits (IC) from eBay — it is about 1/2 a pounds and contains all kids of TTL, CMOS, Semiconductors, etc. And the “etc” is very interesting. eBay seller — I’m going to go through as many of them as I can and put them on a breadboard, reviewRead more

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