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Rick G
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Travel, Technology and Fun in the Sun
Travel, Technology and Fun in the Sun

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I love to keep up with all things Scott Hanselman, he’s really a golden god of the tech. I’ve been learning the new dotnet core stuff lately brushing up on my skills and came across his command line tutorial which is a great into into how you use the…

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My current blog publishing steps and the social sites I use to publish faster.

I’ve been working on some wordpress blogs lately and have a process that I follow to keep things as automated for “publishing” as possible. The issue is that we can do things manually and keep it “pure” as they say but there’s a lot of tools that let you…

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I recently had to create an XML file from a Microsoft SQL Server table. I was starting like normal to get my query results and then had to loop thru them in order to assign the data to the XML elements. Since this table had 150+ fields, it was going to be…

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When I create new websites I’ll go with LogoNerds.com to get an initial logo completed and the cost is $27. I do that because I can get as many revisions as I want for the first logo and it’s early on in the website process so if the site doesn’t work out…

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It’s somewhat hypocritical of me to use a Flash Blocker I’ll admit especially since I have a website that depends on advertising i.e. my Diners, Drive-ins and Dives site with Guy Fieri on the Food Network (FlavortownUSA.com) but some of these sites are…

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This will be a long series of blog posts that will take you beyond the starter template provided by Visual Studio for making websites. It’s easy to create a new website from the templates but these posts will take you beyond that as you need to add more…

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I just started to delve into website scraping as I periodically like to hit a website for current prices and fluctuations on a timely basis. I believe I was listening to a podcast of .NET Rocks – Scrappy where they mentioned this library and if you know…

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When I get a new windows machine I always load up a specific set of software. I always start with these two projects to help me get them loaded: Ninite – Install and Update All Your Programs at Once Chocolatey – Software Management Automation I use Ninite…

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Using data annotations in c# is a simple way to handle validations in your model. The example below show you how to: Make a filed “required” Change the display name for what the clients see Denotes the field as an email type not quite finished yet…
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