After months of work on .NETpad’s printing functionality, I think I’ve finally arrived at a solution that works.
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Happy Friday. Here’s another great set of reader questions to get the weekend started.
Those who stick with Windows 7 may not face any immediate security issues. But you need to worry about the long-term.
OK, it was modest, but PC sales still grew in 2019. Here’s a look at what happened and at how things will change in the future.
The allegations in Sonos v. Google are troubling but I’ve also been having problems with my all-Google whole-house audio solution.
Today, we implement the Replace, Replace All, and Go To commands, improve the fit and finish, and change the application name.
With Windows 7’s support end-of-life just days away, I find myself thinking about Windows 10, not Windows 7.
In this quick sidetrack, I make a few changes in anticipation of the final branding of our Notepad clone. NotepadWF isn’t going to cut it.
Happy Friday! Here’s a nicely diverse range of reader questions to round out this past week.
A reader has graciously pointed me in the right direction towards solving some of the more vexing issues with this project.
This series isn’t about installing and configuring Windows 7 here in 2020. It’s about using it, as 500 million other people are doing.
I finally got Windows 7 successfully installed on my old NUC, so I’m able to move to this aging OS fulltime now. I think.
I’ve been writing about Windows for over 25 years, and it has never been less relevant or less well-cared-for by its maker.
Happy Friday, and Happy New Year! Here’s the first Ask Paul of 2020, with another great set of questions from readers.
With several hundred Windows Updates finally complete, my nostalgic trip back in time with Windows 7 can continue. Up next: Applications.
Originally called COOL, for C++ Object-Oriented Language, this new language would very closely resemble Java.
With just two weeks left on the meter, I decided to return to Windows 7 so that I could ride it out into its final sweet sleep.
We likely won’t find out pricing for a few more months but if you want a Series X, it may be wise to aim higher than previous generations when saving your dollars.
As I have done for the past couple of years, I like to write down what I am using at the end of the year to see how things have changed.
Our quick and dirty Auto Save functionality was perhaps a bit too quick and too dirty. So here are some improvements.
As I struggle to duplicate some of Notepad’s more complex features, I was reminded that Notepad itself has changed a lot over the years.
Here in the weird interim between Christmas and New Year’s is an Ask Paul to end the week … and the year!
As I continue to put off the really hard bits, here’s how to change the icon and add a quick and dirty auto-save feature.
Anders Hejlsberg has been doing the impossible since his first foray into programming language and compiler design in 1980.
This time, we’re going to clean up some code, fix some bugs, and see whether a context menu can improve the app.
With Christmas right around the corner, things are starting to wind down here. But first, a final Ask Paul before the holidays.
2019 was a confusing year for apps. UWP was declared dead. PWAs didn’t take off, again. And Mac Catalyst landed with a thud.