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Code::Stats Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6) Add-in

I'm happy to release my first official open-source program: "Code::Stats VB6 Add-in"!  Great! So...what is it and who cares?

Well, Code::Stats is an online service which tracks and graphs...

software development
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Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
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Huawei Mate 9 has issues installing some apps from Google Play Store

The day finally came. I bought a Chinese-branded phone.  And. It. Is. AWESOME.  6GB RAM, 128GB internal storage.  It’s enough to make a person drool.

So what’s my first step on getting my...

Android
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fix
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Huawei
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Use FreedomPop Global SIM Kit for Cr-48's mobile data

Owners of the Cr-48 were given 100MB per month of mobile data on Verizon’s network during the beta-testing period.  Here’s how to change your Cr-48 to use FreedomPop‘s Global SIM Kit to get online...

Chromebook
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Cr-48
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review
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KeySmart 2.0 — Initial Impressions and Assembly

Wisdom is said to increase with age and experience.  However, the quantity of keys a person has to carry also seem to increase with the natural progression of our age and maturity.  Pocket size, ho...

KeySmart
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lifehack
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review
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Patch for Super Mario Bros. 2 (Famicom Disk System) to restore original Spiny Egg behavior

If you were to fling a ball from a moving aircraft, would you expect it to fall straight down? Or instead would you imagine it would be affected by things such as momentum, velocity, and trajectory...

gaming
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patch
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Re-learning Japanese With “Human Japanese”

What might a family of three choose to do for fun? Play board games? Travel? No, that’s far too routine!  How about using technology to learn a foreign language which has no apparent simil...

Android
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Human Japanese
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iOS
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Japanese
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review
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Official response to Cr-48 Chromebook's battery charging problem

Some Cr-48 owners have reported an issue with not being able to charge their Cr-48 properly.  Sadly, I too now have this issue.  Basically, when you plug in the charger it is supposed to charge.  (...

Chromebook
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Cr-48
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fix
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Problems with Visual Basic 6 / ADO / MDAC after installing Windows 7 Service Pack 1

Have you been successfully compiling programs using Visual Basic 6 under Windows 7 in the past, only now to find that programs using Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO) / MDAC now crash with an au...

fix
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software development
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Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
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