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I originally started this blog back in 2014, as a way to help me learn about various Digital Marketing and other non-software development related activities that I was interested in. I wrote about this reasons in Whats the big idea behind ?

Over the years, I have written a number of articles and posts which have gradually emerged as a loosely collated collection of code tutorials and explorations that I have shared.

C# tutorials

The Adapter Pattern

Converts the interface of a class into another interface this client expects.

Implement log monitoring with Seq and Serilog in .net Core

we are going to take a look at installing Seq and configuring our application to use Serilog to send our logs and use Seq to review our log details

How services work in Dapr

how to implement services and invoke them from other applications, which can be either aware of Dapr as they rely on its SDK or unaware of the presence of Dapr as they just invoke a local HTTP endpoin…

How to create project templates in .net core

The simplicity of the .net core packing and publishing tool, enables you simply use what you’re already doing to make doing what you’re already doing faster. No need to learn a new complex templa…

Implementing logging with Serilog

ASP.NET Core includes some basic logging providers, but to get the most out of it you’ll need to plug in a full logging framework like Serilog – simple .NET logging with fully-structured events.

JavaScript Tutorials

Nuxt Vs Gridsome
Why move to Nuxt from Gridsome?

An in depth discussion as to why I decided to port my Geek.I.Am side project from Gridsome to Nuxt.

Gridsome Vue Netlify
Gridsome – How to use netlify functions

Developing Gridsome based static website, there will often requirements where you may want/need to retrieve dynamic data to enrich your content. Often, calling external API’s. In this post I wil…

Gridsome – How to add Twitter Card to posts

Discusssion and code sample of how to implement twitter cards in Gridsome to help make your sharing tweets stand out on twitter

Gridsome – How to create a plugin

When developing a new project using Gridsome you will undoubtedly come across situations when even though Gridsome has a large number of Gridsome Plugins that enable you to quickly and easily extend a…

Gridsome: Configuring Layouts and using slots

In almost every Web or Mobile application you will undoubtedly come across situations when some pages in your application will require slightly different layout features. For instance you may want you…

Raspberry Pi

Full Stack Developer
How to Configure headless Raspberry Pi for SSH

How to guide to configure your headless Raspberry PI with Raspbian Buster Lite for ssh access.

Full Stack Developer
How to create Raspbian SD card Ubuntu

Instructions on how to burn SD card to create a Raspberry PI SDc ard

How to install NGINX on raspberry pi

How to guide to install Nginx on raspberry pi to enable serving static web pages on your local network

How to enable remote Desktop on Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a great Multi Purpose mini Linux based computer you can use for almost anything. It can be used to create fun side projects.  The Raspberry Pi Model B+ 2 and 3 have …

How to install Node.JS on Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a great Multi Purpose mini Linux based computer you can use for almost anything. It can be used to create fun side projects. The Python 2.7 programming language is usually availabl…