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Running Graphical Applications under Linux on Windows

Running Graphical Applications under Linux on Windows

Windows 10 brings quite a few developer/geek/... friendly features to the table; a feature which haven't gotten as much attention as it deserves, is the Windows Subsystem for Linux It allows users to run user-mode Linux applications under Windows and with a few tweaks, it is no longer limited to console applications - but to get there, we need to know some things about Linux. X Window System The X Window system was created at MIT in the 80's and such have been around for more than 3 decades. ...
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Driving around the US (and proposing to Maria)

Driving around the US (and proposing to Maria)

Life have been quite interesting lately - more of this to come! - but Maria and I had three excellent weeks of vacation driving around on the West coast of the US. The calendar swapped to September and our planned vacation was getting closer - unfortunately so was hurricane Irma and it didn't slow down as we had hoped. Our original plan, was flying to Orland, driving around Florida state including Florida Keys and end up in Miami Beach. With Irma in the way though - we were lucky to change our ...
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Introducing Kenc.Facebook (facebook api for .net)

Introducing Kenc.Facebook (facebook api for .net)

Since December, I had been using the "Facebook SDK for .net" available from nuget and GitHub - however the package is now deprecated as it targets an older version of the Facebook Graph API. Since I run a website that actively uses Facebook data I was forced to either update the source code or build my own. I decided on the latter. The Project The goal of the project is to build a 100% covering .net implementation of the Facebook Graph and Video Graph API. Everything in the project, ...
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WoW private server Nostalrius closed down by Blizzard.

WoW private server Nostalrius closed down by Blizzard.

Blizzard Entertainment closed down WoW "vanilla" (original World of Warcraft release) private server, Nostalrius. Before it happened, I was fortunate enough to play around on Nostalrius and get a bit of nostalgia - from back when World of Warcraft was released. Background story Back in 2005, when World of Warcraft was released in Europe and I was attending highschool, I saw some of my class mates play this new "Massive Multiplayer Online Roleplaying Game" (MMORPG) and I was ...
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Cries for Belgium

Cries for Belgium

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2015 in review

2015 in review

2015 has been another great year Starting out with another trip to the US, this time with my great pal Patrick, who joined agreed to take another friends place just 12 hours before the flight! This time, as tradition stated, we visited Mark, Sarah and Jamie in New Jersey for a few days and afterwards checked into DoubleTree Suites by Hilton on Times Square for a few days of sightseeing! It was a great trip and got to see even more of New York this time, including the 9/11 memorial. 2016 will ...
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