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Organising custom Commands in a WPF TreeView using the Model-View-ViewModel design pattern

In my current project’s interface, the main elements of the GUI are a TabControl holding any number of workspaces, and a side panel with commands to launch the desired workspaces. It is closely based on a MVVM demo I saw, … Continue reading

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Quick and easy way to insert a PDF graph or diagram into a Microsoft Word Document without losing too much quality

I had to solve this one for my boss today, and thought I would make a quick post with the solution I found. The Image Quality Problem In our line of work, when we want to include a PDF in … Continue reading

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Generating Smarter Visual Studio Code Snippets Using T4 Templates

The last formal tip in The Pragmatic Programmer urges the reader to “Sign Your Work”, and states that, at the very least, each code file should have the author’s name and the creation date as a comment at the top. … Continue reading

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Building the source of Seven Kingdoms Ancient Adversaries on Ubuntu Linux

I recently discovered that Seven Kingdoms: Ancient Adversaries had gone Open Source! This innovative RTS was one of my primary sources of sleep depravation when I was in high school. I remember lugging my computer (tower, CRT monitor, all of … Continue reading

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