Category: Side Topics

Academia Q: Is it okay if a PhD student’s work seems insignificant compared to others’?

My answer to a question from Academia Stack Exchange: https://academia.stackexchange.com/questions/115850/is-it-okay-if-a-phd-students-work-seems-insignificant-compared-to-others/116917#116917 To suggest an answer, based on personal experience and experience of my friends: I propose an illustration on how the 3 key variables in student’s cognition, usually evolve during PhD studies (including completion of the thesis and peer-reviewed article publication), below. On the graph we…

Solution with multiple SDK projects, automatic NuGet version updating and .nupkg to local repository

Here are some tips/examples on setting up Visual Studio 2017, that helped me streamline development cycle when working with PackageReference / SDK / .NET Standard project types and building NuGet packages. The post covers: Building multiple targets (in this example: .NET 4.0, .NET 4.5 and .NET Standard) Setting different package references for different targets Setting…

SharpShell – Windows Explorer context menu extension (notes)

Some personal development notes on using SharpShell library to develop Windows Explorer context menu extension for Windows 7+ and 64bit platforms: Make sure you checked: Project properties > Application > Assembly Information > Make COM Visible Make your own build of the SharpShell library and tools from the source code – to make sure the…