I have a large movie collection, one that has been growing since my early college days, and I have been wanting to convert all of my old media to a digital format for a long time. About a year ago, I started using Plex.tv to play movies, but the problem I quickly ran into is that the conversion process can be tedious. Continue reading
We all (hopefully) use some sort of source control at work. If you don’t, talk to someone about it (consider the potential cost of having to recode a day, week, or month’s worth of work) or find a new job. Seriously. There are few feelings worse than having to rewrite something because the original source was lost or overwritten.
But that’s not really what I want to talk about here. Source control at home serves multiple purposes, and free options exist so one can set up a system without breaking the bank. Continue reading
TLDR: Calculating specificity is faster than guess and check when styling a page. Read on to see what this means.
I found a version of “find in solution explorer” (which opens Solution
Explorer and selects the file that is in the foreground) for VS 2012.
I have been using Beyond Compare to do merges and general comparisons (including comparing directories when rolling code) for a few years now. It has a three-way merge capability which takes into account the common parent version to the two versions of the file being compared, which makes merging far more accurate than with a two-way process.