For the last few years, I've had this notion that I need to work on some side project in my spare time. I need to be working on something. Write some code. Every spare minute I have. For the most part, this has worked well. No problem. However. The last few months have not been … Continue reading The peace of not coding
I've always been bugged by the fact that the date format on the Windows 10 lock screen didn't match with my region's date format. As a Norwegian I prefer the sensible date format used in Norway (and most of Europe), but also to use American English as the display language. The lock screen, the image … Continue reading Setting the lock screen date format on Windows 10
Panel is a seriously underrated feature of Microsoft's XAML platform. Panel is the base class for basically all the controls in XAML which lay out children. How the children are laid out is up to the implementation of two simple methods in the sub classes. I've previously written about a foray into the Panel class … Continue reading FlexPanel: A Flexible version of StackPanel
I've been working on a tool for use at my job. It's written in WPF and using all my favorite libraries like ReactiveUI, Reactive Extensions and Json.NET. Using all these external libraries has landed me with a lot of DLLs that I need to include in the folder where my WPF application runs. This isn't … Continue reading Putting DLLs Into a Single WPF Exe
I've never appreciated Intellisense in Visual Studio as much as I do now. Intellisense is the code completion technology present in the Visual Studio family of products. After using Xcode for a little while, and it's atrocious code completion, I can truly appreciate Intellisense in it's full glory. Anyway, back to the shortcut with Intellisense: … Continue reading Visual Studio Code Completion Shortcut
Coding styles is always a very volatile topic. Everyone has their own interpretation on how it should be. In this post I'm going to tell you about my journey of prefering private fields with an underscore, then to not using them and then, recently, coming back again. When I first started to learn programming, the … Continue reading Private fields with underscore prefixes, or not?
I've switched to an iPhone. After sticking with a Windows phone for over 5 years, I've gone back to Apple and an iPhone 6S Plus. In less than 48 hours I'm already more happy with it than I was with my Lumia 950XL. I didn't do this lightly. I've invested a lot of time in … Continue reading I’ve switched to an iPhone, and it’s all very good