Setting Up Your .Net Core Environment

Get .NET Core Up and Running In No Time At All With the .NET CLI and VS Code

There are a lot of blog posts and articles about .NET core. Most of them are focused on developing .NET core applications through Visual Studio. That’s great, but I know a lot of .NET developers view the console more like this: Let’s change that. This will be the first in a series of posts focusing on using the command line and VS Code to develop, build, and maybe even deploy some . [Read More]

Arduino Halloween Pumpkin

How I Built a Decorative Arduino Powered Halloween Decoration

I’ve been trying to introduce my kids to tech in different ways. Right before Halloween I had a pretty simple idea for a Halloween project that my kids and I could work on - a cheap plastic pumpkin that would flash some LEDs when someone walked past it. Pretty basic. I mentioned this to my kids (4 & 2 at the time) and they both seemed interested. While we were talking about our pumpkin plans my son said that it should make noise in addition to the flashing lights. [Read More]