Mike Wills Podcast 2017-08-01 – Dog Days of Podcasting 2017-01

https://media.blubrry.com/mike_wills_the/p/dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/s3.amazonaws.com/cdn.mikewills.me/podcast/MWP_2017-08-01.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHere is my first installment of the Dog Days of Podcasting podcast. I dusted off the equipment and I took you on a journey to figure out what the hell this Dog Days of Podcasting will be about.

Do Not Use Comments

This came across my Hacker News feed the other day, “I’ve never seen a language’s style guide recommend avoiding comments before.” After reading the link it became clear that the HN title was link bait. What the Haskel documentation was stating is something any good programmer already knows. Don’t document every line of code. x …

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Now monitoring my websites with Google Spreadsheets and Pushover

I used a previous version of this free monitoring tool, but I recently setup their new version. It is quite neat. Basically, it uses Google’s infrastructure to constantly hit your website and if it doesn’t get a 200 status back, it will contact you via email or SMS saying your site is down. While this …

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Add a custom IBM i library list to a C# application

Ever find that you need to add a custom library list to a C# application that works with IBM i data? Here is what you need to do. Add LibraryList= to your connection string. So that would look like: connectionString=”DataSource=;DefaultCollection=MYMAINLIB;Naming=sql; UserID=USERNAME;Password=PASSWORD;LibraryList=MYMAINLIB,LIB2,LIB3;”