Ken Muse
Coloring in ANSI

Coloring in ANSI

Coloring the console output in PowerShell isn’t hard – unless it’s simply ignoring your requests. Sometimes it takes a bit more than following the documentation. Sometimes you have to resort to the older approaches to do something new. Today, we explore using ANSI escape sequences to colorize output.

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Notarizing .NET Console Apps for macOS

Notarizing .NET Console Apps for macOS

Continuing with our exploration of macOS notarization, today we’ll explore how to sign and notarize .NET console applications. Along the way, I’ll also show you the secret to making universal (“fat”) binaries for your application.

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Configuring macOS Notarization

Configuring macOS Notarization

With the release of Apple Silicon came new requirements for distributing console applications. If you want to get past Gatekeeper, your console applications will need to be notarized. Today we’ll explore how you setup your environment to be able to notarize applications to support signing console applications (including .NET).

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Adopting a Dark Theme in Hugo

Adopting a Dark Theme in Hugo

I decided it was time to modernize my Hugo-based site just a bit further. This week, I implemented a dark theme in SCSS. I used a simple trick to make it easier for me to update the look-and feel.

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Unexpected Optimizations

Unexpected Optimizations

With programming, things aren’t always what they seem. In fact, sometimes more is less. More specifically, sometimes we get better performance by doing the opposite of what we’ve learned is right. Let’s explore an example and how it applies to cloud-scale systems and big data.

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