Tom Snyder Welcome to Code-Gorilla! I write online content on whatever technologies I happen to be working with at the time. My current focus is on mobile and web development but you could find a little bit of everything here.
Enjoy the content and Happy Coding!
ASP.NET Core Windows Service
Tuesday, February 1, 2022
 
Creating C# Windows Service in Visual Studio 2019
In this article, we will be using ASP.NET Core to build a Windows Service that you can control within the Services of Windows using Visual Studio 2019.
 
In Visual Studio 2019, create a new project as "Worker Service"

Kafka Windows Development Environment
Monday, January 31, 2022
 
Installing Kafka Broker Locally on Windows Dev Box
Download Kafka
https://kafka.apache.org/downloads  

 

Uncompress/Unzip the tgz file and place the ...

iOS Cheat Sheet
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
 
Common iOS operations

Show Hidden Files in Finder

CMD+SHIFT+.
 

iOS System Icons

How do I know what images are available using systemName?
Image(systemName: "map")
 
View the Symbols:
Git Cheat Sheet
Saturday, January 15, 2022
 
Common git operations
I flip-flop between multiple development languages in multiple environments, so cheat sheets help.
 

Pulling a repository locally for the first time

To get the code from an existing git repository downloaded to your local machine ...

Android Get Version from Gradle
Monday, June 21, 2021
 
Android Get Version from Gradle
How to get the version number specified in the gradle file.
 
Build.gradle :app
 
android {
// Specify APK filename
archivesBaseName = "CodeGorilla"
 
// Set the Version Name
...

Android JetPack Navigation and View Binding
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
 
Android JetPack Navigation and View Binding - No Binding Classes in java (generated)

There are plenty of articles out there that show just this, but there is one main point that I couldn't find anywhere when I was trying to get View Binding to work, and that is that it didn't look like the binding classes were being created. This ...

MS DOS Snippets
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
 
MS DOS Code Snippets that I commonly looking for.
This is a simple list of MS DOS statements that I am using quite a bit and I'm always looking for examples when switching between all of the different scripting languages.
 
Echo off
@echo off
 
Get ...

PowerShell Code Snippets
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
 
PowerShell Code Snippets that I commonly looking for.
This is a simple list of PowerShell statements that I am using quite a bit and I'm always looking for examples when switching between all of the different scripting languages.
  
Download PowerShell:
What Is ETL, and Why Should I Care?
Monday, October 15, 2018
 
Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) is not a specific tool. It’s a philosophy that’s rapidly evolving. Explore your options and learn why you should be aware of it.
You may have read my MC Press Online articles about Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS). I’d like to broaden the topic to discuss Extract, Transform, and Load in a philosophical sense to give you a better understanding of how you could use ...
Make your Website Google Friendly for Free Thanks to letsencrypt.org
Sunday, September 16, 2018
 
Using Windows Acme Simple (WACS) to apply a free SSL certificate to your websites running on Windows
Google has specified that websites are not secure unless they are utilizing an SSL certificate. With recent updates to Chrome, warnings are displayed indicating that your website is not secure if the user attempts to use any text inputs on a website ...