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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

How to generate PostgreSQL UUID with EF Core

How to guide to enable EF Core to auto generate UUID/GUID for postgreSQL databases

Continuous Integration
The Continuous Integration Check-In Dance

developing software and working with a build or integration server, there are certain conventions that one should follow when making updates to the shared codebase

Singleton Design Pattern C# .net core

The singleton pattern is a design pattern that restricts the instantiation of a class to one object.

The Prototype Design Pattern C# .net core

The Prototype Design Pattern is one of the Creational Design Patterns defined by the Gang Of Four (GOF) published their book Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software in which the…

Starting a new project with Orchard Core

Starting a new projects is always difficult. In my experience, you’re always faced with the same questions. What technology stack do I use ?How do I ensure scalability ?Are there going to be addit…

JavaScript Tutorials

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 will cove…

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…

Gridsome – Configure your development environment

how to configure a Gridsome project to make use of EsLint and Prettier to keep code format and standards consistent across the project

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 availa…