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programming

Notion API code blocks

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The official Notion API finally supports code blocks with a recent update. I’ve updated NotionToJekyll to add this functionality. This post is just a test to...

Are C# GUIDs v4 UUIDs?

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No. No they’re not. There’s too much misinformation floating around about this issue and it’s easy to prove they’re not. Although when using Guid.NewGuid() y...

Added categories and tags to NotionToJekyll

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I’ve just added post category and tag support to NotionToJekyll using two multi-select columns. This input type is perfect for these fields as they’re just s...

Publishing blog posts from Notion to Jekyll

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I use Notion as my personal knowledgebase and normally write blog posts in temporary pages and then manually publish them to my Jekyll site using SiteLeaf. W...

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thought

Purchase research rabbit holes

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I’ve been contemplating getting some binoculars for use at air shows and much like when I was looking for a microscope for micrometeorite hunting or looking ...

Waiting for the official Notion API

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Spring 2021 is still outlined as the release timeframe for the Notion API and I can’t wait. I’ve been using Notion since becoming a Lead Developer to try and...

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dotnet

HTMX & Razor

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I’d just started drafting a post about combining HTMX with Razor pages to produce dynamic web applications and thought I’d better quickly check the internets...

No more .Net Standard 🎉

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Whilst reading about the plan for Entity Framework Core 6.0 I noticed a remark about .Net Standard that I’d not clocked last year.

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web

Moron Musk

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Watching Musk destroy anything he touches at the moment is excellent entertainment.

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home

Not-so-smarthome

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Having recently moved house, we’ve come to the conclusion that we don’t need and won’t be reinstalling our smart lightbulbs and Amazon Echos, or any other sm...

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Mobile

iPhone 13 Pro

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FaceID is amazingly good, particularly considering I was such a lover of TouchID on the iPhone 6S and really did not like the idea of FaceID when it first ca...

I’ve pre-ordered an iPhone 13 Pro

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I hate iOS. And I also hate Android. For years I developed apps for both platforms (and Windows desktop too) and for this reason I’m an anti-fanboy. I’m all ...

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hardware

Keychron K2 V2 keyboard

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Everyone keeps going on about how good Keychron keyboards are so I caved and got one. The keyboard I’ve been using for the last 6 years was still working fin...

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idea

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dataset

UK train dataset

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I’ve published a dataset on GitHub that comprises of a single CSV file containing every locomotive in the UK. This includes historic and private locomotives,...

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Blazor

Input select multiple in Blazor

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There’s no built-in multiple select in Blazor but it’s pretty easy to get one working without any libraries.

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books

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gaming

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tv

What Andor is getting so right

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I’ve not seen too much talk about Andor and a lot of people I know who’ve watched the other Star Wars TV shows gave it a miss due to Disney fatigue or a lack...

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