Linux

How to fix brcmfmac error causing Fedora to hang during Reboot or Shutdown

I thought I'll give Fedora a try on as my Media PC, everything was working fine until I rebooted and it just wouldn't get past shutting down Fedora services.

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Apple

Download the macOS Mojave Wallpapers in High Resolution

Apple announced macOS Mojave on the 4th June and introduced Dark Mode. Download the new dark and light Mojave wallpapers here.

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Apple

Your disk could not be partitioned error on Bootcamp with MacOS

I was about to install Bootcamp on my MacBook Pro but I was stopped by an error that was telling me my disk could not be partitioned. After some research I've figured out what the issue was.

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General

Google now lets you add their search engine through Edge

When Microsoft Edge first released you couldn't add many other search engines, now over 2 years later the Browser has grown to compete with the big players.

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Salesforce Marketing Cloud

How to simply use Email Data in a Cloud Page

Marketing Cloud allows you to create custom landing pages that can be used in a Call to Action or let customers manage their subscriptions in a page that matches their branding.

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General

Get more detailed tracking from the yourAudi Dashboard

Just bought your new Audi and you're constantly checking the yourAudi Order page, well I have created a chrome extension to give you more detailed results.

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General

Add Google (and other) Search to Microsoft Edge browser

Microsoft's Edge browser is a sleek, fast and impressive update to what Internet Explorer was. Want to use it but can't add Google as the default address bar search option. Add it here.

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Pushpin

Pushpin Update: Share to Pushpin from your Windows Phone Application

This one is for the developers out there, today's update allows Windows Phone applications to share directly to Pushpin. This article details how to implement this change.

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Pushpin

Pushpin Update: Support for Lumia 635 and other devices

Pushpin had an issue where various phones were unable to run the application, mostly the Lumia 630, 635 & 640.

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Development

Using Custom Icons in a WPF application

When building an application I hate having to open up my graphic editor and create icons with different colours and sizes to use as assets when designing the user interface in XAML. There are a lot of custom icon fonts rolling around on the internet, I will be showing you how easy it is to use font icons in your app.

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Pushpin

Pushpin Update: Updated Push Notification Support

v1.1.0.14 has been released with a main focus on tweaking the Push Notification support I have included in the application. Various user interface changes have been made to de-clutter and organise the menu.

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Development

Using a Hex value for a Color object

We use Hex color codes in our design all the time, we're used to them and it's just easier to apply #333333 than RGB 51, 51, 51. I wanted to share a method that I use in all my coding that let's you use a hex color code to a Color object.

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Development

How to create smart WPF Command Line Arguments

When creating a desktop console application in Visual Studio you're able to access the command line arguments pretty easily. How do you go about accessing command line arguments for a WPF Desktop application?

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Development

Apple Style Scrollbar in WPF

The default scrollbar that Windows uses can take up a lot of space, especially if you are planning on using a ScrollViewer on a ListView in your application. Read on for the implementation of an Apple style scroll bar.

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Development

Programatically add rows in a WPF DataGrid

The whole point of WPF and XAML is the to keep your functional code away from the user interface. You should be managing data with code not user interface elements, we've gone far from the Windows Forms days. Let's see how easy it is to add rows of data to a DataGrid.

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Development

Switching between themes in WPF

When building an application you'd probably want to build themes and start changing the skin on specific controls. Sometimes users don't like the changes made - give them a choice, here's how.

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