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Simple Example of Fetching & Displaying Remote Data With Vue.JS

Odds are that if you're making a Vue.JS web app, you're going to need to pull in data from an API. While there are many ways to do this, here's one fast & easy way to do it that uses Axios to hit an API and display the returned data.

Posted on Monday, September 17, 2018

Make A Sorted and Filtered Table With Vue.JS Quick

If you're looking for a way to make a display table that can be sorted and filtered in Vue.JS, you've come to the right place. Let the games begin!

Posted on Monday, September 17, 2018

Getting Started Fast with Visual Studio Code

Over the years I've used just about every IDE and text editor known to man (or so it feels)—notepad, FrontPage, DreamWeaver, Eclipse, Sublime Text, Brackets, Atom, IntelliJ and other JetBrains IDEs, and on and on. And of course, Visual Studio Code.

Posted on Sunday, September 16, 2018

Simple Vue.js Custom Event Listenting Parent/Child with $emit

This quick article shows you how to create a custom event in a child (component) and pick it up in the main Vue instance.

Posted on Sunday, September 16, 2018

My First Jump Into ASP.NET CORE

Finally, the day is here. I'm jumping into ASP.NET Core 2. It's been ages since I've been on a Microsoft platform. I used to admin Windows NT servers and write ASP code (guess it's called classic now).

Posted on Thursday, September 13, 2018

How to 301 Redirect Old URLs With IIS

Today, as of this writing, I moved my site over to Azure (woot!). I had been wanting to use Azure for some time, but never got around to it. But now that I'm using Azure DevOps, I figured it was time.

Posted on Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Making A Simple Component With Props & Validation In Vue.JS

This is a simple example on how to use components with Vue.JS. Great way to get going with Vue.JS.

Posted on Saturday, September 1, 2018

Let's Build a Elder Scrolls Online Mod - Part 3

At this point we have a basic mod that has a working core and now listens to the chat window when commanded to do so. From here, let's get into the meat of the add-on: inviting people into a party.

Posted on Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Let's Build a Elder Scrolls Online Mod - Part 2

When we last left off we had built a core Elder Scrolls Online add-on that notified the player when it was loaded. Let's build on this and tackle how to implement slash commands and also how to read the chat window so we can parse it for our call-to-action string.

Posted on Friday, August 11, 2017

Let's Build a Elder Scrolls Online Mod - Part 1

I thought it would be fun to do a small series on how to build a simple mod for an online game. I've been an avid gamer, especially MMORPG gamer, for many years. I used to build bots in Asheron's Call, do multi-boxing, etc.

Posted on Wednesday, August 9, 2017

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Picture shows Jason A. Martin - Software Engineer, Indie Game Developer, Tech Evangelist, Entrepreneur

I've been a software engineer for over 24 years and tend to get my hands into everything. I just love learning! To learn more about me, check out my about me page. Hope you like this clean, fast site. :)