Beards, Bytes and Brews

bytes of thought by Daniel Tucker

We build our computer (systems) the way we build our cities: over time, without a plan, on top of ruins.

Ellen Ullman

Visual Studio Code - Selected Text to Uppercase

October 2, 2018
In Visual Studio we are all used to being able to use CTRL+SHIFT+U to transform the selected text to uppercase but for Visual Studio Code this key binding was left out. As long as you are using Version 1.8.1 or above you will be able to take advantage of the built in keyboard shortcuts. Do the following to enable the keybindings. Note: Ubuntu users will need to use a modified binding; change to ctrl+alt+u and ctrl+alt+l. Continue reading

Raspberry Pi: Fixing your Locale

September 26, 2018
Fixing your Locale on Raspberry Pi After a fresh install of Raspbian you will likely see the following error: bash: warning: setlocale: LC_ALL: cannot change locale (en_US.UTF-8) You can fix your locale with a few simple updates. Edit /etc/locale.gen and uncomment the line with en_US.UTF-8 Run locale-gen en_US.UTF-8 Run update-locale en_US.UTF-8

As a programmer, never underestimate your ability to come up with ridiculously complex solutions for simple problems.

Thomas Fuchs

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.

Fortune Cookie

No man knows how bad he is till he has tried very hard to be good.

C. S. Lewis

August 16, 2018 dantuck

I am finally getting around to relaunching It has been a long time coming but finally here. Keep checking back to get updates.

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