blog posts.

Mar 06, 2021

Using 11ty / Eleventy to re-build this site in public

Blogging once a year will not cut it so lets fix that. Sharing how I built this site and why!

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Jul 19, 2020

Command for Code First Migrations

Migrations feature in EF Core provides a way to incrementally update the database schema

Jun 25, 2020

Classless CSS Frameworks for Prototyping

Classless CSS Frameworks are great for quick project demos or prototyping when you have to have to get html out there quickly for clients or your side projects.

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Jun 24, 2020

Code to check if C# Directory Exists

c# code to check if a directory exists and if it does not then go ahead and create it

Jun 08, 2020

freeCodeCamp radio is 24/7 music designed for coding

Recommendation for programming music, i.e. coding music or music to listen to while you're in "flow".

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May 11, 2020

Quick Dapper Repo

I love to use the Dapper ORM from the folks at StackOverflow and it's nice to have quick reference that I can fall back on with a quick example that shows how to create a model, interface and repository.

Feb 04, 2019

Alternative Web Analytics Service

In response to a question on asking about alternative services or web analytics so I guess that he's thinking about moving away from Google Analytics.

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Dec 01, 2018

How to Uninstall a Yeoman Generator

I'm using a Mac and I play around with Yeoman quite a bit. I'd like to delete a Yeoman generator and for some reason there's not a quick and easy step by step out there so here's what I found.

Oct 24, 2018

Uppercase Word Method in C#

If you want to uppercase a passed in word using c#, this is a method I found and use it in my helpers classes.

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Jul 27, 2018

How I concatenate header, footer for html web development using gulp

I often like to start new sites with a mock up that is strictly html. I get html templates from sites like Theme Forest so they are already designed for me.

Nov 03, 2017

(solved for now) Export Template in Visual Studio 2017

If you're like me, you like to create templates out of your Visual Studio 2017 code so you can just use those templates as your base for starting all new projects.

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Oct 26, 2017

Uppercase First Method in CSharp

C# method to uppercase the first letter of a passed in string.