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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 latest macOS, the Clover boot loader, and my specific hardware.   This guide is admittedly dense with detailed experience (for my own reference), yet the core idea is simply this: get into an…
Tags: Mac

Oracle Data Access Components – Development Installation Tips

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aka ODAC start here for latest downloads Oracle Provider for OLE DB I initially found a free generic database object browser tool called Oracle Maestro... i actually wound up landing on a much better tool, linked below, but getting Maestro to work walked me through some troubleshooting which would come up for anything requiring OLEDB…

Oracle Forms 11g Development Installation Tips

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Yeah I actually said Oracle Forms, that product from the 90's... as one might guess, i happen to be on a legacy conversion project at work... There's some rough edges getting these old bits to install and run that i wanted to capture... Background my project is tied to the Oracle Forms v11g stack... the…

VS Code, Typescript – Bare Metal New Project

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i'm basically following this guide, while humbly attempting to trim down to bare necessity and re-align configs with crucial bits that've shifted since then... and likely to continue shifting 😐 install Node... there's many ways but their setup.exe is handy... this includes npm from cmd.exe: npm install -g typescript (-g means globally vs project specific)…

Easy *Native* Windows Self Extracting EXE Builder (SFX)

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This is an oldie but goody... the gist is that even latest Windows 10 still ships with working IExpress.exe which is a self extracting exe builder! Who knew. In my case, very handy for bundling a batch file and it's dependencies into a single exe for a buddy. For the record, I started out with…

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 the 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…
Tags: Json, WebDev, Xamarin

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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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-5a34c8c7574cf913610399/] then make sure you have a .csx runner... either ScriptCS or csi.exe starting with Visual Studio 2015 update 3 [crayon-5a34c8c7574db760900630/] setup the .csx to runner file association [crayon-5a34c8c7574e4431928794/] %~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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