Can’t click and drag?

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There has been a few times where I, completely confused, don’t understand how I lost the ability to click and drag in Windows. it happens suddenly. When this happens, the icons of what you’re attempting to drag won’t follow the cursor as you attempt to click and drag them, and they definitely won’t perform the operation you’re dragging them to. …

Disabled Disqus Comments in WordPress

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I somehow just struggled to be able to turn off Disqus comments on a WordPress page. How could this possibly be difficult? Here’s how. It would be intuitive to think that unchecking “Comments” in the Screen Options at the top of the page editor. Don’t be fool, that checkbox actually seems to do nothing at all. But when you Google …

Did you know Chrome has its own color picker?

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Because I didn’t! If you Google “Chrome color picker” get you a bunch of extensions and definitely not obvious information about this wonderful feature. I was recently disappointed by ColorZilla (my previous color picker) because you’re not allowed to use the eye dropper for local files. I stumbled upon this feature in a talk I was watching  and even had …

Use the Keyboard

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Every computer professional and their brother (because you’ve beat it into their heads) know that keyboard shortcuts are awesome, improve efficiency, and make you feel like a ninja. How do you find out about keyboard shortcuts? I learn new shortcuts in a few different ways. Someone saw what I was doing and told me how I could have done it …

How to run a program during Azure deployment.

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Just a quick post a few hours before my birthday. It took a while a long time ago to figure out how I could execute some code before my Azure Web Role launches, when deploying to Windows Azure. This is only applicable to WebRole and WorkerRole. This information was found here and sibling pages: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh180155.aspx What have you have to …

“I don’t have time” is an excuse.

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Sometimes people say they don’t have time for something. And I think, yes you do. You didn’t want to have enough time to do it. We all have time for exactly what we want to have time for. I know I’m not the first person to say this but I think it’s an important thing people need to realize, especially …