• GuitarTube.org: Help me get spread the word!

    I’ve been working on a site for a few weeks now and think it’ll be useful for guitar players (new and experienced). It’s called GuitarTube.org and it’s essentially a backing track search engine that makes it really easy for you to find a track to jam/improvise to. On top of that, it shows you a chart of the fretboard with the…

  • Matthew Mayfield – God’s Fault (chords)

    If you haven’t heard of Matthew Mayfield yet, do yourself a favor and check out his latest album called Recoil. It’s brilliant all around. Here’s how I’m playing one of my favorites off of the album, God’s Fault. 

  • Git + SSH + PuTTY/Pageant headaches

    Here’s a bug I’ve struggled with for a while now but finally found a workaround. I have Git repos spread across GitHub, BitBucket, VSTS/TFS, and GitLab. Recently, I’ve switched to only using SSH for connecting to all my repos. Somewhere along the way though, I started to run into problems and flaky experiences. For example, I finally tried Visual Studio’s new support for SSH-based Git…

  • Windows 10’s Photos app slow

    This was killing me for a few days. Whenever I opened up an image on my home Windows 10 PC, the Photos app would come up but never showed the image I opened. Turns out it would show the image, but after a very long time. Luckily, fixing it was pretty easy.

  • Roomdash now supports Reddit

    Did some dogfooding today which led to Roomdash now having support for finding posts on Reddit. It now supports Twitter, Google+, StackOverflow, and Reddit.

  • Archive button disabled or missing in Outlook 2016?

    A while back, one of the new features added to Outlook was the “Archive button.” I previously used a custom “Quick Step” to get similar functionality along with a keyboard shortcut (CTRL+SHIFT+F1). The archive button improves on that approach: you can undo it and the keyboard shortcut is simply the Backspace key.