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Scott Hanselman

Scott Hanselman is a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft. He was also involved in the MVP and Regional Director programs and is an avid speaker on the topic of computing.


Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 25 Jun 2020 22:40

You're tired because your lizard brain knows that Zoom meetings aren't naturalSubscribe to this feed

Scott Hanselman writes "....Remote work isn't normal. It's great when it's not quarantine work, to be clear. I've worked remotely with success for over 13 years and written about it extensively. I'm pro-remote work. But. Doing zoom calls all day can be super productive but..."
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Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 23 Jun 2020 23:21

Using the Blockly visual programming editor to call a .NET Core WebAPISubscribe to this feed

Scott Hanselman writes "....I like to showcase interesting and cool open source projects that need more attention! Go give our friend a star on GitHub! NetCoreBlockly on GitHub is clever and fun! Blockly is a JavaScript library for building visual programming editors. If..."
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Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 11 Jun 2020 22:18

The Importance of Nesting when Remote Working and Quarantine WorkingSubscribe to this feed

Scott Hanselman writes "....We've all learned the hard way that Quarantine work is not Remote work. It doesn't feel the same because it's not the same. It's a hard time right now and tension is high. "People are overwhelmed, afraid, and stressed. There's a background pressure..."
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Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 08 Jun 2020 03:45

Easily rename your Git default branch from master to mainSubscribe to this feed

Scott Hanselman writes "....The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) points out that "Master-slave is an oppressive metaphor that will and should never become fully detached from history" as well as "In addition to being inappropriate and arcane, the master-slave metaphor is..."
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Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 21 May 2020 23:21

Mirroring your Presence Status from the Microsoft Graph in Teams to LIFX or Hue bias lightingSubscribe to this feed

Scott Hanselman writes "....During the Microsoft Build keynote last week - that you can watch free online here - we snuck in a LOT of detail and easter eggs. We planned the whole thing out like a live stage play (I have a background in theatre) and one of the things that..."
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Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 19 May 2020 23:41

Developing on Docker with the new and improved Visual Studio Container Tools (and WSL2)Subscribe to this feed

Scott Hanselman writes "....I've been spending a lot of time with Docker lately. Docker Desktop on Windows is great and getting better every day. Now that WSL2 (Windows Subsystem for Linux) is rolling out stable over the coming weeks and Docker Desktop supports WSL to host..."
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Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 14 May 2020 23:12

Review of the Surface Book 3 for DevelopersSubscribe to this feed

Scott Hanselman writes "....I was offered a Surface Book 3 to use as a loaner over the the last 5 weeks. I did a short video teaser on Twitter where I beat on the device with a pretty ridiculous benchmark - running Visual Studio 2019 while running Gears of War and Ubuntu under..."
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Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 12 May 2020 23:03

Windows PowerToys FancyZones is the essential window manager for Windows 10Subscribe to this feed

Scott Hanselman writes "....Last year Microsoft rebooted PowerToys and it's open source and on GitHub. It's a few months later and PowerToys is getting even better. You can download and install it from https://github.com/microsoft/powertoys releases. FancyZones is one of the..."
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Scott Hanselman

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