I had been looking off and on for a few years for a way to insert a timestamp into a file in Notepad++, preferably by a hotkey. The no-longer-in-development TextFX plugin frequently comes up in Google searches as one way of doing this, but the plugin doesn’t offer any ability to customize the format of […]
I asked Virgin Mobile USA today if, assuming I bought one from the Google Play Store, I could activate the new Nexus 5, and this is the response I received on Thu, Oct 31, 2013 at 9:44 PM: Thanks for contacting Virgin Mobile Customer Care. We want to let you know that is not possible […]
I like Akismet, and it’s undeniably effective in stopping the vast majority of spam, but it adds a huge number of comments to the database and a very small percentage of comments still get through to my moderation queue. It’s annoying to find comments in my moderation queue, but what I really object to is […]
Comparing costs, features, and a few superficial impressions of potential new web hosts.
JustHost has struggled to keep ardamis.com online in November, with 34 outages for a total of 6 hours and 45 minutes of downtime.
A how-to on setting up a Raspberry Pi to play NES and SNES games via the RetroArch multi-system emulator, with support for an Xbox 360 wired controller, or wireless controller via the USB Xbox 360 Wireless Gaming Receiver for Windows.
A small collection of command line utilities used for day-to-day basic troubleshooting of Windows, mainly in a domain environment.
The internet map is a graphical representation of the relative traffic to hundreds of sites on the internet, including one by yours truly.
A simple VBScript that uses WScript.Sleep to delay a process for a few seconds.
The fall project is to replace the house’s old electrical receptacles that aren’t properly grounded with new, grounded receptacles.