Command Line `diff` for Windows

Sometimes diff is the perfect tool for the job. If you’re on Windows and cygwin isn’t an option, this article shows how PowerShell has your back with Compare-Object and Get-Content.

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cURL for Windows

PowerShell 3+ brings a really good curl-like tool: Invoke-WebRequest. This article covers very basic usage and how to get help.

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puppet-gradle Contributions

Contributing to open source projects is often hit or miss. This article is about the great experience I had helping out with gini/puppet-gradle.

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grunt-jenkins One Year On

In the year since I released grunt-jenkins on npm, I’ve been lucky enough to receive a few pull requests. This article highlights some of the awesome tooling that has been added to the JavaScript ecosystem recently, as well as some new features by contributors.

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Android Refactoring: Removing Dead Code

A simple tip to keep in mind while refactoring any code: If you don’t need it right now, delete it. Source control is there for referencing old information. Here’s my real world example of this in action.

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5-Minute Intro to Gradle

A quick and painless introduction to setting up a gradle project with dependencies in IntelliJ IDEA.

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Google Play Android App Screenshots

Excited about releasing my first app to Google Play, I captured some thoughts from looking at other app screenshots in the store.

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Hitting The Ground Running with Android Maven Plugin

This article covers getting up and running with android-maven-plugin. The material is a little dated now that most of the android community has moved on to the official gradle plugin, but the underlying theme of saving time by having a build for your mobile apps still rings true.

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