DevMavens

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n.  A person who has special knowledge or experience;
an expert.

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('dev-mā'vən)

n.  An expert developer with great influence.

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 | 15 Jan 2021 20:31

Exploring my creativity through TikTok and YouTube technical education videosSubscribe to this feed

Scott Hanselman writes "....Last year kind sucked, and the end of last year was particularly lame. I got off Twitter for a while and discovered TikTok. I went there as a creative outlet. If you choose to sign up you may get inundated with a bunch of stuff that makes no sense..."
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Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 14 Jan 2021 17:02

Looking back on Software Development in 2020 and forward to 2021Subscribe to this feed

Scott Hanselman writes "....I think we can all agree 2020 sucked. Hopefully 2021 will be better. I've been a remote worker for 13 years by choice but in 2020 I HAD TO DO IT because, well, most programmers and tech workers did. I wrote about how Remote work != Quarantine Work..."
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Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 07 Jan 2021 18:30

Microsoft Teams Buttons for Stream Deck to Mute, Share, Hang up, and Manage CamerasSubscribe to this feed

Scott Hanselman writes "....The Stream Deck! (amazon link) is a lovely little device with bright LCD buttons that you can program to do basically anything. I decided to finally add a few hotkeys for Microsoft Teams. I wanted pretty icons, so I used the same ones that Teams..."
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Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 22 Dec 2020 20:13

Scott Hanselman's 2021 Ultimate Developer and Power Users Tool List for WindowsSubscribe to this feed

Scott Hanselman writes "....Can you believe it's been 6 years since my last Tools list? Tools have changed, a lot are online, but honestly, it's just a LOT OF WORK to do the tools list. But here's one for 2020-2021. These are the tools in my Utils folder. I made a..."
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Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 17 Dec 2020 21:56

Taking your PowerShell prompt to the next level with Windows Terminal and Oh my Posh 3Subscribe to this feed

Scott Hanselman writes "....I love my pretty prompt that I use with Windows Terminal and Powershell. I also like using PSReadline to bring even more cool features to the CLI (Command Line Interface). One of the best and easiest ways to get an awesome looking prompt on Windows..."
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Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 15 Dec 2020 21:01

The regular joy of the Adafruit AdaBox Subscription and exploring IoT with the familySubscribe to this feed

Scott Hanselman writes "....I'm a fan of Adafruit and all their products. There's no referral links here, just fandom and a personal recommendation from me. I've been a long-time subscriber of the AdaBox. The AdaBox is "Curated Adafruit products, unique collectibles, and..."
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Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 10 Dec 2020 18:29

The art of Rubber Ducking or Rubber Duck DebuggingSubscribe to this feed

Scott Hanselman writes "....It works. Really. "Put a rubber duck on your monitor and tell it how the code is supposed to work." The Rubber Duck can be your disinterested roommate, non-technical spouse, or your work-spouse. I call Damian Edwards or Tara Walker all the time and..."
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Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 08 Dec 2020 19:13

You should be customizing your PowerShell Prompt with PSReadLineSubscribe to this feed

Scott Hanselman writes "....I use PowerShell 7 (cross platform, open source, runs on .NET Core) as my main shell of choice at the Windows command line. I use it in the Windows Terminal and I have a pretty prompt thanks to OhMyPosh. I've also set up autocomplete in PowerShell..."
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Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 29 Nov 2020 00:57

The 2020 Christmas List of Best STEM Toys for KidsSubscribe to this feed

Scott Hanselman writes "....Hey friends, another year, another list of Great STEM Christmas Toys for Kids (and people who are kids at heart)! In case you missed them, here's the previous years' lists! Be aware I use Amazon referral links so I get a little kickback (and you..."
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Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 19 Nov 2020 18:50

How to make a WinForms app with .NET 5 entirely from the command line and publish as one self-contained fileSubscribe to this feed

Scott Hanselman writes "....I got a lovely email from a reader named Steven who has been doing .NET for many years and is excited about .NET 5. He has an interesting perspective: I really like the .NET library. During 2020, I've taught myself enough Windows Forms to write my..."
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Scott Hanselman

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