Programming

Programming

Posts about my profession, software development. I also discuss my hobby projects involving code.
Mar
28
What happened to all the programming posts?

What happened to all the programming posts?

This blog has been lacking content for awhile. The main reason is that last October, I accepted a transfer and
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Oct
07
Dynamic database driven authorization policies in .NET Core 3.0 (Blazor)

Dynamic database driven authorization policies in .NET Core 3.0 (Blazor)

Assume we had a requirement to dynamically load our authorization policies from a database. To make things easy, let's make
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Oct
02
Baremetal programming, Assembly Language, and FPGAs

Baremetal programming, Assembly Language, and FPGAs

I've been exploring how to program in assembly language lately. It's been a fun experience. I just ordered a Raspberry
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Apr
18
As a programmer, I tend to see the world as broken, and I don't like how that makes me feel

As a programmer, I tend to see the world as broken, and I don't like how that makes me feel

I've been trying to be more positive lately. I can sometimes be a real downer with my wife and I'm
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Jan
09
Create a simple IRC Bot with .NET Core

Create a simple IRC Bot with .NET Core

I had an urge to write a simple IRC chat bot with .NET core. Why? Just because I could. I
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Dec
27
Simple 3D printed vase code for OpenSCAD

Simple 3D printed vase code for OpenSCAD

I goofed around with OpenSCAD tonight and came up with a little module that I'm using to create models to
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Dec
26
Programming + 3D printing = bliss

Programming + 3D printing = bliss

I just wrote my first program using OpenSCAD. It's a free tool for writing code that generates 3D models. It's
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Dec
22
Tutoring Day 2 - Python

Tutoring Day 2 - Python

Today was day 2 of the tutoring session for a coworker's daughter. She's into 3D printing, coding, and electronics, so
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Oct
28
Why we decided to stop using Entity Framework and go back to ADO.NET

Why we decided to stop using Entity Framework and go back to ADO.NET

While our newest solution is far from architecturally cool, we think it will be easier for the lesser experienced (and new) developers to work with. We are in a market that doesn't have much IT talent.
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Oct
26
How to fix "Oracle Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2017 is already installed. Please uninstall and try again."

How to fix "Oracle Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2017 is already installed. Please uninstall and try again."

I recently uninstalled Oracle Developer Tools for Visual Studio to try and pinpoint the source of another issue I was
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