Danvers Jekyll Theme

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Over the last few weeks I’ve been making some improvements to my blog. One of those improvements was an update to the theme. When I originally moved my blog I used a layout based on beautiful-jekyll and hyde. Now that Bootstrap 4 has been out for a... Read more

Adding authors page

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Many blogs, especially business blogs, have multiple authors or have occasional guest authors. In those cases, it’s always a good idea to include a small author bio on their blog post and even give your readers a way to find other posts written by that author. Just like the possible... Read more

Adding a tags page

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I’ve wanted to add a tags page to the blog. However, all of the solutions I’d found required running a plugin or doing a lot of manual work that resulted in an off-line generated site being checked in to GitHub. Since this blog runs under GitHub Pages a plugin-based... Read more

Bootstrap 4 carousel caption placement

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The standard Bootstrap carousel component is great and for most scenarios the default styling and position of the caption and indicators is fine. However, there are times when you want the caption and indicators to be shown below the image instead of being overlayed on it. In Bootstrap 3, this... Read more

Performance in managed applications

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In 2006 I wrote, but apparently never published a blog post (it’s now published) talking about performance in .NET managed applications. In some ways, not much has changed in the last 13 years about writing efficient code. You still need to have an understanding of the performance cost of... Read more