Trying out .NET Core on Linux

Ever since the announcement of .NET Core I’ve been interesting in writing some C# code on my Linux desktop. Recently I found some time to actually try out Microsoft’s latest .NET Core release and actually get a program up and running. While there are plenty of guides out there I followed the official Microsoft Hello…

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Updates to my OpenPGP key

With my current OpenPGP key set to expire in the middle of December I’ve decided to extend its life by changing the expiry date for the primary signing key 0xFEEEFA8F and adding a new encryption subkey that can be used when the existing one expires. The new expiry date for the main signing key as…

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A Fitbit Year in Review (2017)

Last year I wrote a post chronicling my first year wearing a Fitbit and I thought it was really interesting to see all of the stats it tracks. I decided I’d try to keep up this trend and post my stats from 2017 as well: 2,478,268 steps taken (down 684,633 from last year) 4,189 floors climbed…

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CoreGTK 3.22.0 Released!

The next version of CoreGTK, version 3.22.0, has been tagged for release! This is the first version of CoreGTK to support GTK+ 3.22. Highlights for this release: Rebased on GTK+ 3.22 New supported GtkWidgets in this release: GtkNativeDialog GtkShortcutsShortcut CoreGTK is an Objective-C language binding for the GTK+ widget toolkit. Like other “core” Objective-C libraries,…

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My review of the Fitbit Charge 2

Ever since my previous Fitbit, the Charge HR, died an early death I have been wearing a Fitbit Charge 2 in its place. Now that I’ve gotten a few months of use out of it I thought this might be a pretty good time to share my thoughts on this device and how I think it compares to…

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