Writing on code, technology, web, IoT, cloud and how I’m teaching my kids to love technology.

All of my long-form thoughts collected in chronological order.

Solved: The current .NET SDK does not support targeting .NET Standard 2.0.

I wanted to contribute to Ocelot, however when I tried to build the solution I got this error: “The current .NET SDK does not support targeting .NET Standard 2.0. Either target .NET Standard 1.6 or lower, or use a version of the .NET SDK that supports .NET Standard 2.0.” This blog post details the steps

My First Commit to an Open Source Project

I've been working as a developer for a long time now. However, I've avoided contributing to open source projects. I guess the main reason was that I was somehow uneasy with the kind of reviews my contribution would receive. What if my contribution is met by a review similar to the review by Linus Torvalds in this article?

A Review of Cubetto by Primo Toys

Cubetto is a coding toy for kids who are 3 years or older. If you read How I Became a Programmer, you’ll know that I started coding at around 6 years old. So when I first encountered the kickstarter for Cubetto, I was immediately intrigued. At that time my daughter was not 3 years old yet. I

Workaround: Docker Container Cannot be Started After Windows Restart

Recently I’ve been testing out Docker for Windows. You can find more information on my experience here and here. Today, I started getting strange errors when I tried to start a container in docker. The error I was getting was: Error response from daemon: driver failed programming external connectivity on endpoint cranky_panini: Error starting userland

How I Became a Programmer

I’m lucky in that I consider the work that I do to earn a living as my hobby. This means I really enjoy most of my days at work. I have not taken the normal path to become a programmer. Even though I didn’t go to university, I still managed to work in the industry