@brianl well, phone works fine, so ordered replacement screen and some tools. A little anxious about removing the glass from adhesive using hair dryer. Also found the Windows Phone marketplace being shut down and the built in Google mail account wont connect, keeps asking for password. Many websites dont load well in the old version of IE. This might be a lot of work
Just had this wacky idea to resurrect my Windows 7 Phone (HTC Trophy) and program some useless apps for it. I briefly tried to make some XNA games on it back in the day. Now just thinking of porting over some versions of useful apps I use on iOS for the fun of it. My Trophy has a cracked screen so there is that to fix first
@fdgonthier I’m entering day 7 of my cold, it’s moving from my sinuses to my lungs right now. Hope you feel better
fancy tip for command line git users
@ashfurrow that seems great. Never liked the git cli diff interface, coming from SCM that integrated so well with IDEs. I know there are plugins but I do all my other git stuff from cli when I can. Thanks for the tip
I do like technology and programming, but as I age, I do wonder if the product of my work could do something more better/tangible in the real world than pushing and pulling values to/from virtual databases and displaying data in web browsers. I regret not being more involved with either robotics or perhaps some kind of embedded device development, but that's just not where my career has led so far.
Did you know in 2010 Apple released the source code for both MacPaint and QuickDraw library to the Computer History Museum?
I’m very interested in QuickDraw so I can realize my (fever) dream of recreating a modern OS that acts like Mac OS classic!
“QuickDraw is the Macintosh library for creating bit-mapped graphics... It consists of a total of 17,101 lines in 36 files, all written in assembler language for the 68000.”
Feeling like a boss for replacing the CR2032 battery in my car's key fobs after getting the "Key Fob Battery Low" message on my dashboard for about two weeks.
@tari_alfaro thanks. seems that was based on OSX design? I was imagining the classic look and feel from early to mid-90s macs
I have this perverse desire to create an OpenSource version of the Macintosh OS (classic pre-X). And I don't have the time, nor expertise to ever accomplish it 😂 #lifegoals
@oscarhall this is one of the reasons I gave up on using my Linux PC for anything other than an occasional hobby. Too often a patch would break something in nvidia-land (Ubuntu 10.10-14.x) or apt-get would somehow get corrupted with no way to recover after a while of use.
I started trying to use Ubuntu Mate, and at work its RH, but only as servers not PC
I love Open Source:
Tried to install TiddlyWiki on node.js
Got errors apparently due to mismatch from my node version and version TiddlyWiki supports (undocumented dependency)
So trying to install nvm with brew and it seems to work except it doesn't work with bash: nvm: command not found
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