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Git: How to Rename master to main

Renaming the default branch in Git from master to main is easy. Let’s look at two scenarios: changing a local repository, and changing a repository on GitHub....

What's the difference between NPM and Yarn?

I was asked today, “What’s the difference between NPM and Yarn? When I Google it, I just get results about sewing....

Why you don't have to worry that Docker isn't COMPLETELY open source

Docker, Inc provides these things. Engine: Docker is the container running engine that runs on top of Linux namespaces and containers....

Inclusion

I’ve been thinking about inclusion in tech events a lot lately. I grant pointing out any great talks is to accidentally exclude many more, but I must call out the excellent talk from MVP Summit “Let her Finish”, and a great Adventures in Angular episode where they discussed baking in diversity when planning events....

Setting up a new machine

I’ve done this instinctively since I first setup Windows NT 3.1 on the machine I built from carefully chosen parts....

Gulp, Grunt, Burp, Fart ... our road to Webpack

It started as a joke by Carl Franklin of .NET Rocks: “Gulp, Grunt, Burp, and Fart”....

Visual Studio Online's build: Azure Powershell fail the build

Visual Studio Online has many tasks: tasks for building .NET solutions, tasks for building Android, tasks for running bash scripts, tasks for running batch files....

Upgrade Android on a Rooted Device

When Android says “System update available”, we all gleefully run it. Those of us with rooted phones get a way through it and come to an android lying on its back, and a sinking feeling in the pit of our stomach....

Speaking

What have I done recently? I’ve been focusing on regional and national speaking opportunities and community outreach....

Azure Websites Git Deploy Fail

Here’s an interesting fail. I’m at the Windows Azure Developer Camp practicing some Git Deploy (total win!...
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