Small code with powerful results, the occasional opinion … and beer.

21 Sep 2011
The relations between controls and idle states in a Windows Form

I recently wrote a code conversion project, with a simple windows form to review and adjust the results.  It had a list view container on the left to enumerate the scripts, and two text boxes on the right for the selected script in the list: the top for the original script, and the bottom for […]

21 Sep 2011
Dead yeast make no bubbles.

The last several batches of beer I made had problems with carbonation after bottling, and the problem was eluding me.  I had a conversation with a fellow home brewer at work who helped me determine the cause: yeast dying before the bottling process was complete. The problem started when my yeast starters were creating very […]