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2015Q1 Haswell-E X99 Build

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Mobo: Gigabyte GA-X99-UD4 - LGA 2011-v3 CPU: Intel i7-5820k - 6 core Haswell-E Cooler: Corsair H80i GT PSU: Corsair HX750i RAM: Crucial 32GB (4 x 8GB) Ballistix Sport (DDR4 PC4-19200 2400 MHz, 16-16-16 CAS) Case: Cooler Master Storm Scout 2 Advanced - love that rubber top handle! 🙂 SSD: SAMSUNG 850 EVO 500GB Video: Asus Strix Nvidia GeForce GTX 750Ti 2GB…
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Install OS X to physical via VMware

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General guide for installing physical boot OS X from a Windows VMware hosted guest instance - Including some specifics for Yosemite El Capitan, the Clover boot loader and my hardware.   This guide is admittedly dense with detailed experience (for my own reference), yet the core idea is simply this: get into an OS X virtual…
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Syncfusion Xamarin.Forms SfDataGrid – Binding to List<Dictionary<,>>

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corresponding syncfusion forums post Binding to Collection<Dictionary<,>> can be accomplished but doesn't appear to be well documented... this WPF SfDataGrid doc gave clue. The basic trick is to set the SfDataGrid's column.MappingName = "Fields[FieldName]"; where Fields is a Dictionary property on your DictionaryWrapper class. I couldn't get List<Dictionary<string, object>> working directly without the wrapper class…
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Updating 2006 MacBook Pro to Windows 10

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There's a fair amount of noise to wade through out there on this topic... this post is a humble gathering of the current state, cira February 2017... once we get the various bits lined up, it's surprisingly smooth sailing with FULL compatibility under Windows 10 x64, even the latest "Anniversary Edition"... over 10 years later…
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Launch .CSX as conveniently as .BAT files

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first, get Chocolatety if you don't already have... killer handy [crayon-594f184606bb7297601378/] then make sure you have a .csx runner... either ScriptCS or csi.exe starting with Visual Studio 2015 update 3 [crayon-594f184606bc4670185599/] setup the .csx to runner file association [crayon-594f184606bcd440546849/] %~2 means all args starting with #2... see ftype docs for more FYI for TCC LE…
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Android Emulator Nuggets

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Installing Google Play This worked very nicely minimally for Android v7.1.1 "with Google APIs"... Need to launch emulator.exe with -writable-system -selinux permissive args grab the version of OpenGapps you want Basically follow this guide but stop at "Restarting and Creating another Image" Then adb root & adb remount and I found that I just needed…
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Win+X Menu scripted

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ListShortcuts.csx

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[crayon-594f184607769490826308/] sample output
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Aurelia – initial paper cuts

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Baseline Wishlist for Dev Tools & Architecture JS Framework: Aurelia (i'm coming from KnockoutJS most recently and keep hearing good things about Durandal v2, aka Aurelia ... namely, clean conventions based on vNext web standards, etc.) JS "evolution": TypeScript (i'm jacked TS v2.1 finally achieved transpiled async/await support for ES5) IDE: Visual Studio 2017 (currently…
Tags: .NetStandard, Aurelia

Chrome User Script – Whack page elements based on jQuery selectors

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Tweaked this solution: How can I use jQuery in Greasemonkey scripts in Google Chrome? Install: save this as something.user.js - the “user.js” is critical for Chrome to accept navigate to chrome://extensions/ drag/drop the file to the Chrome Extensions page [crayon-594f18460847b227511034/]
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