Using the PowerToys Color Picker
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PowerToys adds a series of useful tools to your Windows computer including a color picker that lets you easily lookup the color of any pixel on your screen.

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Pseudo-Random Colors with Hashed Strings
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In this video we’re going to explore a way I approach reproducible pseudo-random number generation that uses calculated hashes to select a random item or property for an object.

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Rotation Math Tricks - Using Unity's Quaternion Operators
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Unity provides a few operators that can make some common tasks with quaternions easier to accomplish. You can multiple a quaternion and vector to rotate the vector by the provided quaternion’s rotation or multiple two quaternions together in order to add the two rotations they represent together.

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Learning to Deserialize YAML in C# with YamlDotNET
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YAML (Yet Another Markup Language) provides a way to store structured data in files. It can be used in similar ways to other JSON or XML files and is commonly used with Kubernetes and Docker Compose.

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Detecting Objects with Raycasts in Unity3D
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Raycasts provide a way for you to project lines through your scenes and detect the objects they hit as well as return important information about what they hit.

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Building worldofzero.com - Improved Video Descriptions
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I’ve recently been doing a lot of work on my website worldofzero.com in order to help launch the new version and improve the usability and accessibility of the site.

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Implementing C# Extension Methods
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In C# Extension Methods provide a way to add additional functionality onto a type that you have created or imported into your project.

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Creating Custom GitHub Issue Templates
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In order to create more accessible open source projects GitHub has introduced templates for Issues and Pull Requests to help improve the clarity and quality of new issues and open pull requests.

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Enable Font Ligatures in VS Code
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Font ligatures combine multiple characters into a single unique character. Some fonts provide ligatures specifically for software development.

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Exploring Top-Level Programs in C# 9
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Top-Level Programs is a new feature being introduced in C# 9.0 that significantly simplifies certain C# programs and allows you to remove almost all of the boilerplate code from them.

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Getting Started with Pathfinding using Dijkstra's Algorithm
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Lets explore pathfinding by implementing Dijkstra’s Algorithm. Dijkstra’s Algorithm is a pathfinding algorithm that works by calculating the distance from any node in a graph to a target node.

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Using Command Prompt to Create a Symbolic Link on Windows
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Symbolic Links allow you to create a reference in your file system to another file or directory. This allows you to reference the same file in multiple places without having to physically copy it into each place.

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Using PowerShell to Create a Symbolic Link on Windows
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Symbolic Links allow you to create a reference in your file system to another file or directory. This allows you to reference the same file in multiple places without having to physically copy it into each place.