Adding a .gitignore to an Existing Repo

Posted on February 27th, 2014

I ran across this issue earlier in the week, where I was working in a repository that didn't have a .gitignore. There were multiple directories and files I wanted leave out of the repo, but they were ...

Vibrant Snips

Posted on February 7th, 2014

I recently created a fairly simple web application called Vibrant Snips. It is an online syntax highlighter that supports close to 100 languages as of right now. There are quite of few sites out ...

Raspberry Pi as Private Git Server

Posted on January 25th, 2014

I recently setup my Raspberry Pi as a private Git server for all my Git repositories. It took a little time to get everything working correctly, but it is up and running. Here is what you need to do ...

VB.NET "With...End With" In C#

Posted on January 23rd, 2014

One of my favorite things about VB.NET is the "With...End With" statement. Let's take a look: Dim objPerson As New PersonWith objPerson     .FirstName = "Dave"     .LastName = "Sanders"     .Age = ...

Personal Cloud Storage - WD My Cloud

Posted on January 20th, 2014

There is always a constant cloud storage battle between services like Dropbox, Google Drive, Skydrive, etc. Although I recommend all of these services, having your own personal cloud storage device ...

Andrew Backes

A Software Engineer living in Milwaukee, WI. Passionate about web/software development, tech, open source, and gaming.