Category: Lab

Side-Project Spring 2019

I started a tradition for myself last year, “Side Project Spring”. The idea is that in the last 3 months of the year (Spring in the southern hemisphere) I would take a scattershot approach to new projects. This achieves a couple of things: Diversify/feel out markets. Learn new things and experiment. A bit of fun!…

Project Avocado Pt 10, The debug perspective

Avocado

I’ve had an issue with Avocado Writer. It only looks right on the latest and greatest version of Windows, 1803. This is not a common build. Normally I target 1703 (Fall Creators Update). When I try to use the older versions though with Avocado Writer, the UI loses its mind. So I had to make…

Project Avocado Part 8, Steal and plant that damn tree

Avocado

(Just meeting Project Avocado now? Check out Part 1; I am not your Guru, here) At the time of writing this, I have released Project Avocado and released two updates in the two days since. This means I can tell you how long it took to build. 10 hours. Now, that’s not a lot. However…

Project Avocado Part 7, the backlog and pipeline

Avocado

If you’re anything like me, (and even if you’re not) you need to not rely on your memory for things you are putting in your backlog. Things you try to remember will Get forgotten Become rubbery and unfocused Prevent you from being able to focus. So it’s important to have a list. It has to…

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