Bootstrap 4–Adding border width

Bootstrap is great, but it doesn’t have support for specifying border widths out of the box.  The class border-left-0, border-top-0, etc, seem like they should work to specify a width… but they are for hiding specific portions of the border instead.  This didn’t really make sense to me – after all, a border with a … [Read more…]

Angular 4 and Lodash

Lodash is a pretty cool utility library for doing stuff in javascript objects.  The maintainers have done a lot of work to make it as efficient as possible, (about 4kB gzipped and minified), so it won’t eat up a bunch of resources on your web application. One of the reasons I always seem to bring … [Read more…]

TcpClient.GetStream()

Its best practice, you remember, to dispose of anything that implements IDisposable when you’re done with it.  The existence of the interface is a signal to the programmer that the garbage collector won’t clean this up after you.  If you don’t dispose of it, you’ll introduce a memory leak. It’s only natural, then, when using … [Read more…]