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Make Rebasing Faster...unix style

Make Rebasing Faster...unix style

An update to an old post that only worked on Windows

5 JavaScript Testing Mistakes to Avoid

5 JavaScript Testing Mistakes to Avoid

In order of importance

Better Next.js SSR with React Query

Better Next.js SSR with React Query

How to use React Query to server side render in Next.js without code duplication

Is flying on Spirit Airlines worth it?

Is flying on Spirit Airlines worth it?

How to write better commit messages

How to write better commit messages

You writing "fixed" is hurting your whole team

Stop using Git's default text editor

Stop using Git's default text editor

Use the text editor you're most comfortable with

New git commands to replace 'checkout'

New git commands to replace 'checkout'

Git somewhat recently introduced two new commands, switch and restore

How to use Gremlin Cosmos DB with Azure Functions

How to use Gremlin Cosmos DB with Azure Functions

The story that Microsoft docs, for some reason, refuse to tell you

How to get started with Azure Functions in Node.js

How to get started with Azure Functions in Node.js

What I've learned from my confusing initial experience setting up Azure Functions in JavaScript

Online Security for the Normal Person, Part 1

Online Security for the Normal Person, Part 1

Using a password manager

Git Rebasing 101 - The Log

Git Rebasing 101 - The Log

This post is the first installment of what I hope to be a comprehensive explanation of the most effective git strategies and workflows

Building an IoC container in C#

Building an IoC container in C#

The design and implementation of an Inversion of Control container in C#

Making rebasing faster

Making rebasing faster

Do you find yourself running "git rebase -i head~N" a lot?

A Shortcut For Git (on Windows)

A Shortcut For Git (on Windows)

What are the three most common letters you type when using git? 'g-i-t'. What if you could reduce that by two thirds?

Moving a branch pointer in Git

Moving a branch pointer in Git

My struggles with a seemingly simple task

iOS View Controller Variable Initialization

iOS View Controller Variable Initialization

Inside of a view controller, how do I initialize one variable to the value of another?

iOS UI Popover Controller

iOS UI Popover Controller

What is a UIPopoverController and when should you use it?

iOS Nav Controllers

iOS Nav Controllers

When a navigation controller is used to transition the user to a different view where they need to make a selection, how can this selection data be transferred back to the main view?

iOS Data Storage

iOS Data Storage

What is the preferred way to store static data when building an iOS application?

The Modern Switch Statement

The Modern Switch Statement

Why do most languages still require breaks in a switch statement? Is Swift the beginning of the end for these break statements?

What's the best way to create a UI in iOS?

What's the best way to create a UI in iOS?

There are at least three completely different ways to create a UI for an iOS app.