Into the 21st Century
I'm that age in which the 90s seem "only a few years ago" which means that most of the films here I consider "new" despite some (looking at you Pitch Black) are twenty years old.The one thing that stands out as I added films from this era is the number of "indie" films. Pitch Black, Sunshine, Moon, and The . . .
The 90's: Bigger & Badder
The 90's took film up a notch. Science Fiction became cool, which meant more money for film budgets. Computer Generated Imaging began to mature, giving directors the ability to create scenes that hadn't been possible before (for better or worse).
The Awesome 80's
I am a child of the 80's; this is the Golden Age of Science Fiction for me. 80's films fall into three categories for me. The films I didn't see until I was older: The Final Countdown, Escape from New York, The Thing. The films I didn't appreciate at the time: Blade Runner, Dune, Terminator. The films I lived on: The Wrath of . . .
The before times, the 60's & 70's
I'm a huge fan of Science Fiction films so I thought I'd share a list of my favorites with the hope that someone finds something new, and include a fun fact on them. These are generally sorted by release date.
Creating a basic budget using csharp CDK for AWS
I wanted to create a budget for my AWS account using a CDK Construct.
- IAM Access to Billing Information
- A CDK Stack to work with
Use the CfnBudget low level apis
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MVC Core, Libman, and Client Libraries
In a recent ASP.NET Core MVC intranet project, I found myself needing a client library for a datetime picker. I don't need package management in my app as most things are handled server-side. I also don't do a lot . . .
The Four Horsemen: AutoMock, AutoFixture, Shouldly, and xUnit
Yesterday, after presenting to the Willamette Valley Software Engineering meetup about Dependency Injection, an engineer by the name of Josh and I got to talking. After making an offhand comment about a testing framework combination I'd used, he got really excited. I figured I'd use this as an excuse to do a . . .
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