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Localizing a WPF app running on .NET Core 3 in 2020

I have recently updated my hobby desktop app, Embrace, from .NET 4.6 to .NET Core 3.1. The process was mostly painless as I was late to the game and most Nugets were already updated for .NET Core 3 / Netstandard support. I lost no functionality - except the ability to localize the UI. Here's what I did to get it back.

Adventures with Makeblock mBot and Typescript

The mBot by Makeblock is a cutesy blue robot for teaching kids programming. It has laid on my shelf for a few years before I got to it. I am no longer a kid but I can surely learn new things with it, can I?

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Review: Para Siempre by Pablo Valle Sexteto

Another day, another round of covers, this time a compilation of styles borrowed from Messrs. Di Sarli, Biagi, D'Arienzo, Troilo, and Pugliese. Released originally in 2017, Pablo Valle Sexteto has made it available on Bandcamp a few days before Christmas 2020. Let's have a listen.

Review: D'Arienzo en el Corazón

Listen, who is making so convincing an impression of Juan D'Arienzo here? Well, that would be Los Herederos del Compás and they just made a Bandcamp release of their 2018 album, D'Arienzo en el Corazón.What your $15 buys you are eleven excellent, excellent covers of tracks from various periods