Visual Studio Code – 10 Keyboard Shortcuts You Need to Know

Here are 10 of Visual Studio Code keyboard shortcuts that will help you out a lot. Give them a shot and let me know what you think. Turn off word-wrap Windows: Alt + z Mac: ⌥ + z Toggle the sidebar Windows: Control + b Mac: ⌘ + b Toggle File explorer Windows: Control +Continue reading “Visual Studio Code – 10 Keyboard Shortcuts You Need to Know”

Amazon Alexa Meets IBM Domino

I had the honor of becoming a contributor for the outstanding NotesIn9 Video Podcast produced by David Leedy. In this show, I demonstrate how I built and Amazon Alexa Skill for the IBM Domino based IdeaJam app. If you have any questions, please let me know. I would be more than happy to answer them! ThankContinue reading “Amazon Alexa Meets IBM Domino”

Taking control of the Browser Security Model

This past weekend at the Devsigner Conference held in Portland, Oregon, Dylan Tack gave an excellent presentation entitled “Taking control of the Browser Security Model”: Since the birth of the web, the browser security model has remained nearly static. Recent evolutions make it possible for site operators to fine-tune the security model, and enforce mandatory accessContinue reading “Taking control of the Browser Security Model”

I Do Not Agree

Going to shit 2015 is when web development went to shit. Web development used to be nice. You could fire up a text editor and start creating JS and CSS files. You can absolutely still do this. That has not changed. So yes, everything I’m about to say can be invalidated by saying that. ReadContinue reading “I Do Not Agree”

Using the Slack API with Python – A Simple Example

Here is a simple Python program that can be used to: Test the API Get a list of Slack Users Get a list of Slack Channels Get information about a Slack Channel Post a message to Slack Channel Students in my Intro to Programming and Problems Solving class at Clark College learn how to buildContinue reading “Using the Slack API with Python – A Simple Example”