I’ve always wondered why there are so few fonts available for the command prompt, knowing that I have many mono-spaced fonts installed. So, doing some research (yes, googling) I found this trick: Stupid Geek Tricks: Enable More Fonts for the Windows Command Prompt As with many cool configuration tricks in Windows, it involves editing the [...]
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A maze builder is a program that every newbie should try to code, right after learning about arrays, branches and loops. And if you want to visualize the maze, it is also a great project to practice how to draw and paint. As I was learning VB.NET, this is one of the first projects I [...]
First, a little bit of history: Once upon a time, in February 2002, I was watching my favorite geek show on my hacked Ultimate TV: The Screen Savers, when, all of a sudden I hear the words “never been done”. I immediately hit the Replay button on my remote keyboard to hear what was being [...]
I remember the time I used to know the 8088/8086, inside out! Heck! I new the 80286 inside out! The first program (if you wanna call it that) I wrote was in a Casio Pocket Computer; then I moved to a TRS-80 and then a Commodore 64 and later the 128, and then on an [...]
Over a year ago I created a small and simple Network Monitoring tool to compensate for the missing network activity icon in modern versions of Windows. Maybe it’s just me but I LIKE to know when there’s some network activity going on, without having to open the Task Manager. I have updated it several times [...]