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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 garywoodfine.com ?

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

C# Records – The good, bad & ugly

C# Records have been out for a while now and I purposely avoided jumping on the band wagon as all the other bloggers out there in proclaiming how amazing they are. In my opinion, C# Records have been…

How to use Github actions to build & deploy Github nuget packages

GitHub Actions enables the user to create custom Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) workflows in their GitHub repositories. Enabling the repository owner to write individual actions and then combi…

How to implement cross cutting concerns with MediatR Pipeline Behaviours

exploring how to make use of MediatR Pipeline Behaviors to address cross-cutting concerns like caching, logging, validation, security and transactions

Understanding the difference between Queue and Stack Data Structure

Different types of data structures are suited to different applications and some are suited to to highly specific types of tasks. The most commonly found data structures most software developers will…

What is CQRS?

CQRS (*Command Query Responsibility Segregation*) specifies that different data models should be used to for updating the database and read from the database. Command and Query are two operat…

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
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
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
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…