Remember when Experts in the media told the world that Electric Vehicles will not be viable until they can get ranges similar to a gasoline vehicle? Well many electric vehicles, “EVs” already do get equivalent or even better range than my gasoline vehicle with a 25 gallon fuel tank. There are many EVs to spotlight, but as Faraday is big in the news currently, for better and for worse, I start there.
Posted: 10th October 2016 by Mike Trethowan in Blog, Computer, Programming, Quick Tip, Quick Tips, VB.Net
Tags: Blog, Code, Digit Alphanumeric 4x6, four, Four by Six, Hack, Naked Programming, Random Number, Random Numbers, Randomize, Serial Number, Serial Numbers, six, Tutorial, Vb.Net, VS2015
Since I have software that is in need of protection I needed to come up with a simple serial number generator. The format that I decided on was a simple four sets of six alphanumeric sequence. Example: EICDG8-I56803-58BFEI-2D7I9B.
Posted: 25th September 2016 by Christopher Saikes in Commentary, Creative Writing, Economy, Gardening
Tags: food, Gardening, juicer, juicing, mulching, Naked Gardening, natural, Organic, pesticide free, pesticides, snails, Vegetables
I like juicing. There is nothing that tastes better than a juice made from good blend of fresh vegetables. Over the last thirty years I have owned several juicers. My current juicer is the Breville JE98XL Juice Extractor and I will state that it is the best that I have owned so far.
Posted: 23rd September 2016 by Mike Trethowan in Blog, Computer, Programming, Quick Tip, Technology, VB.Net
Tags: Blog, GPS, Hack, Naked Programming, NMEA Code, Programming, Tutorial, Vb.Net
Recently I bought a Stratux Vk-162 Remote Mount USB GPS online from Amazon. Since I have worked with various GPS modules over the years, USB and OEM boards, I decided to do a short tutorial. This is a .Net based tutorial in VB to demonstrate how to decode a NMEA sentence.