Fixing Clock Problems When Dual Booting Linux and Windows

I recently noticed I had to reset the time on my PC whenever I rebooted from Linux into Windows. It seemed like it started after I had to reset my Windows 8 install (seems like I have to do that a lot!) I like that Linux wants the hardware clock…

Trying out Ghost

I've become interested in Node.js and Markdown lately, so when I heard about Ghost I was really excited. I've been using Wordpress for quite a while now and I wanted something simpler. I cloned the Ghost repo from GitHub, followed the directions and had it up and running in…

Node-Webkit Pre-Built Binary Fails to Run on Ubuntu 13.10

I was trying to run the pre-built binaries for Node-Webkit and was getting an error: ./nw: error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory To fix this on a 64-bit system: sudo ln -sf /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libudev.so.1…

MyFeeds 2.9 Certified

MyFeeds 2.9 was certified and is available today! In addition to the bug fixes in the app, I have also re-enabled the ability to view GIF files. It requires a service to convert GIFs to JPEG since Windows Phone doesn’t support GIFs. I had initially written it to…

MyFeeds 2.9

I recently changed my Windows Phone app MyFeeds from being a paid app to free. This has caused quite an uptick in downloads and also a lot more bug reports! I just submitted MyFeeds 2.9 to the Windows Phone Store. It should be available soon. Here’s the changelog…

Create Presentations with Node.js

“Node Roundup: Bedecked, Knockout.sync.js, express-promise” http://feedly.com/k/1aTXMdI…

MyFeeds 2.8

A user suggested being able to set the default view in the article list. I thought it was a good idea, so I pushed out a quick update. Here’s what’s new: Improved article HTML rendering. New option to set Unread or All as default in article list view…

MyFeeds 2.7

It’s been a while since I’ve released an update. MyFeeds 2.7 fixes some bugs and adds a new feature. Get it now! Swipe left and right in the Feed View to switch between displaying only unread articles or all articles. No need to go to settings and…

Changing Default Colors in Git and Posh-Git

Git In Git, color.status.changed, color.status.untracked and color.branch.remote, default to red on normal (whatever your console background color is). This can be difficult to read. You can change them using: git config “foreground-color background-color attribute” ​For example: git config --global color.status.changed “yellow normal…

MyFeeds 2.6

MyFeeds 2.6 is a quick bugfix. I had a number of reports on an OverflowException causing the app to crash. I was using Convert.ToInt32() to convert enclosure length from a string. I was storing it as a long anyway, so just needed to switch to Convert.ToInt64(). Bugfix…