“I Have No Idea What I Am Doing”

I posted this quote on Twitter earlier today, in capital letters, because it’s true. I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT I AM DOING — Randolph West (@rabryst) December 3, 2014 This past week, M and I made a big decision. We’re all about big decisions in this family. We got married when it was still aContinue reading “I Have No Idea What I Am Doing”

ADN (Or, what the cool kids are calling App.net)

I am a developer-tier member of ADN. I started writing something this week but I’m not really sure where I want to go with the concept. It’s not a Twitter clone, it’s more a social media platform, and there are amazing clients already. I use Felix, Kiwi, Riposte and Netbot. So instead, I recommend youContinue reading ADN (Or, what the cool kids are calling App.net)

The life of an application config from the registry to SQLite to SQL CE to XML

A new beta of ShutOff 2000 v3.0.0 is now available. The product is fast approaching code completion. The Visual Basic 6 edition of the application has always used the Windows Registry to store its settings. However, Microsoft’s best practice for the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 platform does not allow for this, soContinue reading The life of an application config from the registry to SQLite to SQL CE to XML

Bug in git svn clone, failing at r1000

There’s an interesting bug I ran across tonight while converting a large SVN repository (containing over 4100 revisions and 52 400 objects) to Git, using git svn clone. The clone failed at r1000 and left me with an incomplete repository. I did some searching and came across several articles on StackOverflow. The one that isContinue reading Bug in git svn clone, failing at r1000

Coming soon: ShutOff 2000’s replacement

Work has been continuing apace on the all-new ShutOff. Featuring a console application at its core, ITS ShutOff is built on the Microsoft .NET framework. My language of choice is, of course, C#. What I’m really excited about is the modular way it is built. The console application is fully featured, which means that absolutelyContinue reading Coming soon: ShutOff 2000’s replacement