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Accessing Jetpack’s Hidden Genericons

Accessing Jetpack's Hidden Genericons

Automattic’s Jetpack plugin for WordPress supports the complete Genericon webfont icon set via the Sharing module. Unfortunately, the plugin only makes use of a few icons. This tutorial will show you how to access the other icons for use anywhere on your site.

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Amazon Affiliate Shortcode for WordPress

Amazon Affiliate Shortcode for WordPress

Modern Object Oriented Programming is all about reusability. If there is something you do repetitively in WordPress, consider creating a custom shortcode to help automate the process. For example, an Amazon affiliate book link. This tutorial will show you how.

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Fun with the Java main Method

Fun with the Java main Method

Who knew you could write the Java program entry main method six different ways. I sure didn’t until I started studying for the OCA exam. So far, I’ve found six valid main method signatures. Do you know of more?

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ASCII Table

ASCII Table

I really, really wanted to find an ASCII table that had everything I needed. Too many of them are just screenshots from textbooks, had too many columns, or not the right ones. That didn’t work. So, I wrote a program in Java to make one for me. Booyaa for coding!

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Installing Visual Studio on a Mac

Installing Visual Studio on a Mac

Learn how to install Microsoft’s Visual Studio on a Mac using Oracle’s VirtualBox virtual machine package. Designed with my friends at BCIT in mind, this tutorial also provides great advice on setting up VirtualBox for non-BCIT users.

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