Introduction into remotely accessing any Windows computer on your home network from a single computer

Do you have more than one computer that is located in many different places throughout your house? I know I do. It can be a hassle trying to find these devices just to turn them on and access only one or two files. Maybe you are on your primary computer and want to temporary access another computer with a different operating system? Or maybe there is an application that only runs on another computer due to licensing restrictions such as Microsoft Office? Well there’s a…


My experience and lessons learned from running my first 15K race

Introduction

A couple of weeks ago prior to this race I completed my first 10K race. It was an experience in which I learned a lot from. Feel free to check it out Running My First 10K Race after reading this post. For the past year I had been training to do endurance or long runs. It was a good way to help train my mind for mental toughness. When running long distances, it usually is not the physical barrier that is hard to push through. …


An easy introduction into setting up and using python

Introduction

The most common programming languages we hear about are C, C++, C#, and Java. So why would anyone want to learn python and what’s its purpose? I was unfamiliar with the language until a couple of days ago, so I decided to see what the hype about this language was. Python.org defines it as

“an interpreted, object-oriented, high-level programming language with dynamic semantics”

If you aren’t a programmer no fear because Python doesn’t require any programming experience at at all. It is very easy to learn. The simplicity of the language…


Background — What is Gatsby.js?

Chances are if you found this article, you probably are at least a little familiar with what Gatsby.js is; however, just in case you aren’t here’s a little bit of info on it.

Gatsby.js is a free and open-source framework built on top of React that allows you to build websites and applications, specifically PWAs, or Progressive Web Apps. In simple terms, Gatsby is a set of tools (a framework) that allows you to build websites really quickly, these websites also run extremely fast, because Gatsby will generate a static page.

Wait a minute, did he just say static? I…


My experiences and lessons learned from running my first 10K race

Introduction

Running has never been something that I’ve been too fond of. As a young kid I always enjoyed running only when it pertained to doing something fun such as playing a sport or participating in outdoor activities. My runs were always associated with sprints at very short distances. I had a lot of speed, but my endurance always suffered due to the short ranges. Running even a mile was always the worst experience for me. The longest race I had ever done prior to February 22nd, 2020 was a…

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