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Archive for August 9th, 2017

Always a good idea to run firewalled

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/08/09

I just tried to quit Delphi when Refactor Rename screwed up again:


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DELL 9200 blinking orange power button LED

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/08/09

I had distributed my DELL 9200 machines over some family and friends.

After 10+ years, one of them was showing the [Wayback/] “blinking orange” power button LED. Usually this means a power supply issue and in this case [Wayback] these are tower machines compatible with a regular ATX power supply.

So the fix was a basic power supply exchange like mentioned here:

Note: if you have steady orange power button LED blinking, then you need to check the main-board capacitors as this video below shows.


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Software Design Patterns Are Not Goals, They Are Tools

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/08/09

From a while ago: Software design patterns are tools, not goals. Use them as such, and only when you actually need them, not before.

Recommended reading!

via: Oh, hell yeah – Richard Haven – Google+



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