Video Chat in 20 Lines of Code

Video Chat

Part of my job used to be teaching and supporting instructors who were teaching classes remotely using Video Chat.  Because of this experience I often wonder why people don’t use it more, why people continue to travel for business meetings. On the other hand, I understand the need for meeting and interacting with someone in […]

Command Line

Finding Files which Contain Specific Text

At my current job, we are constantly looking for specific text within a folder of files because the code we need is all over the place.  Since I’m not a big command line guy (I’ll use it if I need to, but it typically requires a lot of google searches) I have been asking our […]

Object Oriented Programming

I originally learned to code many years ago in C when I was in college.  Back then everything was functions where you had a “main” and which called several functions in the desired order.  Since then Object Oriented Programming has emerged and, after several attempts to wrap my head around it, after reading several articles like […]

RegEx Tool

I was helping out a co-worker and he was trying to parse a string into an array using RegEx.  He was using a cool tool which seemed to made figuring out regular expressions easier; regex101.com I’m always on the look out for tools which make life easier. Another tool which was pointed out to me […]