Use Newtonsoft.Json in .NET Core 3 Web Api

October 22, 2020 .net .netcore

This post is mostly just distilling information I got from .NET Core Tutorials to revert back to Newtonsoft.Json in core WebApi.

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Node script for syntax highlighting

I decided to switch my blog to use highlightjs instead of the mixture of my own library and ColorCode. I still wanted everything to rendered statically though so I decided to use highlight.js as it already offered instructions on how to use the library from node.

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Angular in Visual Studio

October 08, 2020 angular vs

Now that the Angular Language Service is available for Visual Studio working on Angular projects from inside Visual Studio is a viable option. The linked blog post mentions a couple of ways of adding the Angular project to Visual Studio but I felt the suggestions left something to be desired here is what I came up with.

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Creating a web app with an Angular frontend


We're going to create a what I call a "WebShell" application with core on the backend and Angular on the frontend.

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Predictable Random Number Generation in TypeScript


August 25, 2020 typescript rng

I got the idea for using this type of RNG from the javidx9 video Procedural Generation: Programming The Universe. It's a really good video as are most of the videos he produces so I recommend you give it a watch. The algorithm he talks about in the video is the Lehmer random number generator.

I'm implementing a simple match the blocks game in TypeScript and I wanted to implement the algorithm mentioned there in TypeScript.

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