Never fails

October 30th, 2018

Been to the bathroom.

Stopped by the kitchen and made a fresh cup of really hot tea.

Found a decent playlist on Spotify.

Have a clear idea of the code I need to write.

Crack open Visual Studio…

 

DING

Outlook reminder: BS design meeting in 8 minutes.

Read it. Now read it again.

April 25th, 2018

This is a reminder to myself, really.

Hello, me. When you get a bug report, please read it. All the way through. Then read it again.

I caught myself out again this morning, diving in with a preconceived idea of what the problem was, and spending an age slowly stepping through the code before noticing the code I was looking at was working exactly as it should. What I thought the bug report said was “When you early exit combat under a winning condition, you are shown the combat lost summary screen”. What the bug report actually said was “When you early exit combat under a winning condition, the confirmation dialog will warn you of a loss, but then you are shown the combat won summary screen”.

More haste, less speed. Who’d have thought?

C#/WinForms: Binding a SortedList to a DataGridView

April 4th, 2014

I ran into an issue the other day, and I didn’t find a suitable answer online. Maybe my google-fu was weak that day. Regardless, I thought I’d add my workaround here, in case anyone else runs into the same problem and wanders this way.

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BBC Mode 7 fonts created at FontStruct

October 7th, 2013

I’ve spent far too long hunting through Google Fonts looking for something I want to use for these pages. They’ve got some great fonts there, but I’m picky and was struggling to find something I liked. I was having a look into software for designing your own font when I found FontStruct.

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