Web Development

Theming The Diassembler App

by Cory on February 9, 2020

I've swapped out the Angular Material theme for a 3rd party theme called Clarity Design. As usual,  everything was really complicated and the documentation requires you to make several logical deductions to figure out how to do stuff.


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    My Sword and Shield

    by Cory on February 9, 2020

    The pizza stone came in! And the pizza peel too. Here's the stone in the oven. It's 15" x 17":

    For those following along at home, I looked up reviews on Google and Amazon, and found a company in Illinois that makes highly regarded stones called...

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    by Cory on February 4, 2020

    Jesus christ, I fuckin hate this. If you ever meet stranger 1 and stranger 2 in real life, do me a favor and bash their fuckin heads in with a rock. Society must have failed horrendously to produce two of these morons.

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    Pizza III: Revenge of the Crust

    by Cory on February 2, 2020

    I made a third pizza to share with a friend. I also ordered a pizza stone and peel yesterday but they won't come until next week. In the meantime, I used the biggest dough ball to see if I could get more volume (I didn't measure using a scale like...

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    New York Pizza Take Two

    by Cory on February 1, 2020

    I made a second pizza today. I didn't fuck up the dough stretching this time. Just leave it in it's original shape on top of a flour'd surface to come to room temperature and everything'll be fine.

    So, at least this time, it's round and takes...

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    Putting on the Finishing Touches

    by Cory on January 28, 2020

    I think the app is almost ready to show off. It's not super fancy, but I want to work on other things...

    And for the pièce de résistance, tweaking the colors remain. Gonna put this bitch up on Hacker News after that I guess.


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    New York Style Pizza

    by Cory on January 26, 2020

    So I tried to make pizza from supermarket ingredients this weekend and it turned out better than I expected. You know when you just try and make pizza without a recipe and guess at the ingredients you need? And it ends up coming out raw and, like,...

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    Where Do I Begin...

    by Cory on January 20, 2020

    I don't think I've mentioned this project yet, but I've started something new again, but hopefully more bite-size than my previous ones.

    I have a long term goal of doing something related to video game console emulation and a quick google search ...

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    Status Check

    by Cory on December 29, 2019

    Hey, nobody who is reading this, it's Cory P and IIIII'MMMM just checkin' in on 'ya.

    I've been very unproductive last month wrt the forums stuff because I've been busy being distracted by Death Stranding, going to therapy, dealing with work, and ...

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